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War diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Adonijah P. Hulings diary

 Collection — Folder S2244
Identifier: S2244
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Adonijah P. Hulings's 1863 pocket diary. A note he entered at the beginning of the diary states that he purchased it on December 17, 1862 in Memphis, Tennessee during the time he was serving with the 69th Indiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He began his December 1862 entries in the memoranda section and then filled out the daily entries throughout 1863. The first page of the photocopies also includes the notation that the diary pages were sent...
Dates: 1862-1863, 1965

Aurelius M. Willoughby collection

 Collection
Identifier: L303
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...
Dates: 1861-1950

Benjamin Williams diary

 Collection — Folder S3050
Identifier: S3050
Scope and Contents The collection includes two items, a photocopied Civil War diary kept by Williams and a photocopy from a Gibson County history with a history of the 91st Regiment. The diary dates from October 12, 1861 to July 1, 1864. The entries vary from short entries of one or two sentences to lengthy retrospective essays. Early 1863 references concern travel by steamer on the Ohio River in the area of Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson and Spottsville, Kentucky. Afterwards, Williams’ company briefly...
Dates: 1861-1864

Charles L. White diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1390
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a World War I diary, a photograph, and other items from Charles L. White, ranging from 1918 to 1919, during World War I. The diary contains White's account of military life, including trials of army life in France, specifically mentioning the food, weather, and living conditions. There are also a photocopy and a typed transcript copy of the diary, as well as a small photograph, positive print and negative, of a soldier, a document to his mother, and a French war bond...
Dates: 1918-1919

Civil War diary of 9th Cavalry

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2615
Scope and Contents In folder one, there are two diaries, one without a cover, and in folder two is a typed transcription by Susan Traux dated 1999. The author of the diaries is either Robert Young (according to Susan Traux) or James L. DuBois (according to David Frost). Both Robert and James were mustered out on August 28, 1865, which is confirmed by the diary entry on Sunday, August 27, 1865: “Set mustered out at 4 PM.” On August 28, he wrote: “Spend the forenoon in preparing to move homeward.”David...
Dates: 1864-1865

Claude M. Gray papers

 Collection
Identifier: L540
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military documents, such as telegrams, transport orders, and bulletins, pay record book, tickets, identification cards, Gray's World War I diary, World War I photographs and postcards, Rose Polytechnic Institute school materials, recommendation letters, service records, photocopies of newspaper clippings, autobiographical materials, memorials, insurance vouchers, a charcoal drawing of Gray during WWI, and realia from World War I and Rose Polytechnic...
Dates: 1910-1948

Edmund Engle Civil War diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: L410
Scope and Contents The collection contains photostats of muster rolls, a marriage license, and other government papers of Captain Edmund Engle ranging from 1856 to 1880. Along with the official military documents, the collection also contains four diaries written by Engle. The diaries span from 1864 to 1866 and focuses primarily on his day-to-day activities like marching, encampment, and the general health of other soldiers.
Dates: 1856-1880

Edward S. Scott journal

 Collection — Folder S1154
Identifier: S1154
Scope and Contents The collection includes a signed, typed transcript of Edward S. Scott’s journal, February 9-18, 1864, describing his attempted escape from Libby Prison in Richmond Virginia through the Yankee tunnel with over 100 other prisoners of war.
Dates: 1864

Everette R. Johnson, World War II Navy memoir

 Collection — Folder S2478
Identifier: S2478
Scope and Contents This collection includes Everette R. Johnson's World War II Navy memoirs, consisting of typed descriptions of his Navy experiences during the war, the history of the USS Mizar, and several photographs of himself, shipmates, and the USS Mizar ranging from 1941 to 1945. Also included are copies of "USS Mizar and 17th Division USNR (Indianapolis)," his two-page typed history, signed and dated August 1, 1998 and his...
Dates: 1941-1945, 1998-2001

Francis Marion Leavell diary transcript

 Collection — Folder S3250
Identifier: S3250
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcription of the Civil War diary of Francis Marion Leavell ranging from 1862 August to 1863 August. The diary consists of short, almost daily entires concerning the activities of Leavell and the 73rd Indiana Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865