Veterans -- Societies, etc.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven items pertaining to the history of the 27th Indiana Regiment and its members who served during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1864 to 1926.The roster lists the names of veterans with their address and remarks. There are columns headed with years from 1885 through 1898, and check marks to show attendance at reunions. Although the book is in poor condition, the entries are legible in ink and pencil. Pages 1 through 99 list the soldiers alphabetically...
Collection — Folder S1512
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade", which included the 19th Indiana Regiment.
Collection — Folder S1175
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 24-page pamphlet published in 1904 of the address, "What War Has Done" by D.H.H. Shewmaker, that he gave at the eighth annual reunion of the Delaware County Veterans. In his address, Shewmaker discusses the American Civil War and other historic wars that influenced nations and the individuals involved. This collection also includes a one-page handwritten biography of Shewmaker circa 1967.
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Scope and Contents The collection contains professional and personal correspondence including letter regarding state and local Republican party politics; letters from his daughter while she was a student at the University of Chicago (1909); and a small number of letters regarding his legal affairs. Also included are papers regarding the Society of the Army of the Cumberland, a Civil War veterans organization to which he belonged; various political campaign materials and clippings; and receipts and subscription...
Dates: 1843-1910, bulk 1906-1910
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books. Also included are correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and hand-written correspondence, circulars and bulletins, financial records, and book volumes from the Loyal Legion ranging from 1852-1948 regarding Loyal Legion events and memberships. Notable items include correspondence from the Fort Benjamin Harrison's Headquarters of the 11th Infantry, a copy of a bill to Congress about establishing "a national Lincoln museum and veterans' headquarters in the building known as Ford's Theater," a photo of Josiah Kirby Lilly's...
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated
Collection — Folder B039
Collection — Folder S2342
Scope and Contents This collection includes nine items, including certificates, fliers, charters, forms and letters, from 1919-1930, regarding the 1919 chartering of the Otis E. Brown Post No. 2, by the National Council of World War Veterans.