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War diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob S. McCullough collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L287
Scope and Contents This collection includes McCullough's Civil War diaries and an order book for the 37th Indiana Infantry ranging from 1861 to 1864.
Dates: 1861-1864

James A. Pressly diary

 Collection — Folder S1079
Identifier: S1079
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the Civil War diary from James A. Pressly in Marion County, Indiana, in 1865, regarding his service in the 79th Indiana Regiment, as well as copies of Republican campaign tickets indicating Pressly's brother John ran for the position of sheriff of Marion County, Indiana in 1876 and 1880.
Dates: 1865-1880

James H. Montgomery Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S2264
Identifier: S2264
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the transcription made of a diary kept by James H. Montgomery from February 10, 1864 to January 25, 1865 while he served with the United States Army Signal Corps during the Civil War. His diary includes entries regarding the weather and his daily activities, a list of the members of the Signal Corps, the song "My Birthday Song," acrostics, and poems. The collection also includes a photocopy of a one-page document regarding the origin of the coat...
Dates: 1864-1865; 1967

James H. St John diary

 Collection — Folder S1235
Identifier: S1235
Scope and Contents This colleciton comprises a transcribed and typed diary from James H. St. John in 1863, concerning his service with the 83rd Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1863

James M. Hart Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S0604
Identifier: S0604
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 25-page typed manuscript created by Jerry M. Easley in 1974, containing the typed transcript of the James Hart diary dated 1863. The document includes 7 pages of introductory materials with background information on the 7th Indiana Regiment and the battles, campaigns, and military engagements in which the regiment and Hart participated, including Battles of Port Republic, Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Bristoe, Wilderness, Laurel Hill and Spotsylvania.
Dates: 1863, 1974

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
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

James R. Slack collection

 Collection
Identifier: L145
Scope and Contents This collection contains James R. Slack’s correspondence to his wife Ann in Huntington, Indiana during the U.S. Civil War. Also included is his diary, written during the siege of Mobile, Alabama from March to May 1865; and other family correspondence and business papers.
Dates: 1837-1882

James W. Ellis collection

 Collection — Folder S1703
Identifier: S1703
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Civil war diary of Ellis as well as a transcript of its contents. Also included are photocopies of some of his Civil war letters with transcripts, as well as photocopies of documents recording his service, an image of Ellis with his immediate family, and a brief biography of Ellis.
Dates: 1863-1977

John B. Conway collection

 Collection — Folder S2520
Identifier: S2520
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary created by Joseph Conway ranging from December 1917 to November 1919 from his enlistment in the Navy, time in France, and discharge. In addition to regular entries, the diary served as an address book and includes cash payments and expenses. There is also a copy of a letter from the brother and sister-in-law of a friend in the Navy who had recently passed away, dated December 1965.
Dates: 1917-1965

John B. Elliott diary

 Collection — Folder S2385
Identifier: S2385
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by John B. Elliott of Harrison County, Indiana while he served with Company K, 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. The entries begin on October 4, 1862 during the Battle of Corinth and ends on April 30, 1863 with his regiment near Vicksburg. His diary provides a view of camp life and the labor of war.The collection also includes an undated clipping of an illustration of one of the locomotive engines built by Hinkley and Drury of Boston,...
Dates: 1862-1863