Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 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.
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...
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder 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.
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
File — Folder S0368
Collection — Folder S1219
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcribed account of daily acitivities of Company G, 3rd Cavalry (45th Regiment) from August 1861 to October 1864 by Brown, identified by Captain George F. herriott as company clerk. This copy was given to Captain Herriott. A typewritten account of the events of September 22 and 23, 1863 by Captain Herriott is included. Company G fought in Kentucky, Tennessee, with Rosecrans and Sherman and in the Atlanta campaign of 1864.
Collection — Folder S1814