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War diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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

Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L426
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, and volumes from Frederick Taggart Cretors, Jr. in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1927 to 1989 regarding his life and World War I service.This collection contains several issues of the Shortridge Daily Echo and an issue of the Shortridge Weekly Echo ranging in date from 1928 to 1981. Also included are oversize certificates and...
Dates: 1927-1991

George Edward Finney, Civil War diary transcript

 Collection — Folder S2863
Identifier: S2863
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcription of Finney's pocket diary, which dates from January 1-December 31, 1863. Finney records in brief entries the daily activities of his military unit. The entires provide comments on camp life, Finney's duties, trips away from his military unit (including visits to Indianapolis and with his family), destinations of marches, visiting officers, and rumors of victory and defeat. Among specific events reported are the witnessing of a court martial, the...
Dates: 1863

George H. Wadsworth Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S2371
Identifier: S2371
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a diary kept by George H. Wadsworth of Racine, Wisconsin while serving with Company K, 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry in the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from January 26, 1864 to December 31, 1864, the diary entries begin with his travel to camp [Camp Randall] at Madison, Wisconsin and ends with his regiment encamped near Savannah, Georgia.
Dates: 1864

George W. Roberts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L579
Scope and Contents This collection includes two Civil War diaries, correspondence, papers, a coffee can, and a spoon belonging to George W. Roberts in Indiana and the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1944. There are also numerous ribbons, buttons, and badges from Roberts, most from Grand Army of the Republic encampments or posts, as well as numerous 69th Indiana Regiment reunion ribbons (1889-1917, undated); an 1895 Indiana Trustees Association annual meeting ribbon; a 19th Indiana Veteran Volunteers...
Dates: circa 1861-1944, undated

Harland L. Osgatharp collection

 Collection
Identifier: L120
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Harland L. Osgatharp’s diaries during World War II from January 1942 to December 1945. The diaries describe Osgatharp’s work in Civilian Conservation Corps camps, his enlistment, training, service in military hospitals, and his return to Otwell, Indiana. Also included in the diaries are his reminiscences of service in World War I. The collection also contains an undated address book.
Dates: 1942-1945

Harry Watts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1372
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed diary from Harry Watts in the United States ranging from 1861/07/15 -\to 1865/08 regarding history of unit and the American Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1864

Henry C. Leeson diaries

 Collection — Folder 1143
Identifier: S1143
Scope and Contents This collection includes three diaries from Henry C. Leeson of ranging from 1861 to 1864 regarding his experiences as a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1864

Henry L. and Solon R. Soper collection

 Collection — Folder S1219
Identifier: S1220
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The oldest item is a land grant from President John Quincy Adams for Henry L. Soper, of Queensville, Jennings County, Indiana. The document is dated May 7, 1828. The second item is a small, leather-bound diary written mostly in pencil by Lieutenant Solen R. Soper, who was in the 9th Indiana Legion. This was a 30-days unit enlisted in 1862. Solen guarded prisoners at Camp Morton and then on a Mississippi River boat, during which time this diary was...
Dates: 1828, 1862