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War diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

John Cashner diary

 Collection — Folder S3049
Identifier: S3049
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopied transcription of a Civil War Era diary maintained by John Cashner during his time with Company E of the 13th Indiana Infantry Regiment. The diary begins on November 3rd, 1861 and journal entries go up to May 29th, 1862. Generally, there is a brief entry for every single day detailing the salient events that happened on that day. Topics covered include winter encampments, picket duty, items that were purchased and/or retrieved and daily camp life among...
Dates: 1861-1862

John D. Myers collection

 Collection — Folder S1005
Identifier: S1005
Scope and Contents The collection contains the diary, pension, and letter of John Myers. Myers’s diary entries begin on May 10, 1864, at Ringgold, Georgia, and ends on May 30, 1865 at Washington, D.C. This consists of 31 pages Xeroxed from the original small pages, 6 ½ wide x 4” high. From pages 32 to 39, John listed his finances, giving the total of $650.00 which he received while in the U.S. army service. These financial entries, in Millersburg, Indiana, begin on June 23, 1865 and end on Oct. 20, 1865. There...
Dates: 1864-1906

John M. Ray diary

 Collection — Folder S3083
Identifier: S3083
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the 1865 diary used by John M. Ray while serving with Company C, 47th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. The back pages of the diary contain several miscellaneous entries ranging from circa 1865 to 1871. The collection also includes photocopies of two pages of diary entries from late December 1864 and a February 17, 1892 document signed by Shelby Ray in acknowledgement of his payment in full of his share of Levi Ray's estate.
Dates: 1864-1892

Julius M. Waldschmidt collection

 Collection — Folder S1775
Identifier: S1775
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by Julius Waldschmidt with military-related expenses detailed by date during 1865. Also included within the diary are possible unit locations and names of individuals he served alongside. On December 28, 1889, Julius corresponded with William F. Fox, State of New York Forest Commission, concerning where to purchase a copy of "Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865." Several pages from "Regimental Losses" is included. Excerpts in the report...
Dates: 1865-1918

Levi L. Levering Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S3334
Identifier: S3334
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary from Levi L. Levering ranging from 1865/02/01 to 1865/05/17 regarding his time in the U.S. Civil War as a musician.
Dates: 1865

Lewis B. Jessup diary

 Collection
Identifier: S2165
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the Lewis B. Jessup diary. The first half of the diary was written while Jessup was a soldier with the 24th Indiana Volunteer Infantry stationed in Galveston, Texas. The first part of the diary focuses on troop movements and camp life and also contains short biographies on some of the men in his unit. The style of the diary changes after his return to Indiana in late 1865 and focuses on his daily life. The diary also contains: a March 1868 land rental...
Dates: 1861-1910

Paul E. Taylor clippings

 Collection — Folder S1285
Identifier: S1285
Scope and Contents This collection comprises an October 17, 1943 newspaper article from the Indianapolis Star containing a reprint of entries from Paul E. Taylor's World War II diary, ranging from December 28, 1941 to December 5, 1942, regarding his experiences in the military, travel to Camp Roberts in California, and Australia.
Dates: 1941-1942

Raymond Banta World War II collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2512
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photographs and publications from Raymond Banta before and during World War II ranging from circa 1938 to 1945. The photographs comprise numerous portraits of a young Raymond Banta, in casual army dress and in formal attire, as well as a scene with Banta and two other soldiers working in an office. There are also publications and documents such as a small booklet entitled "Tips on Train Travel" with cartoon illustrations by Gluyas Williams; the July and...
Dates: circa 1938-1945

Samuel F. Mason diary

 Collection — Folder S1880
Identifier: S1880
Scope and Contents This collection includes 67 photocopied pages of Samuel F. Mason's Civil War diary containing entries ranging from August 6, 1861 to September 9, 1864 and 1884. The diary includes the names of the men on a muster roll for Company D, 31st Indiana Infantry Regiment; descriptions of the marches, encampments, and battles of the regiment; and miscellaneous entries added later regarding the sale of butter. The collection also includes photocopies of Mason's November 4, 1864 discharge paper, a note...
Dates: 1861-1884, 1968

Samuel J. Keller papers

 Collection
Identifier: L285
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Samuel J. Keller in Bluffton, Indiana, California, and Minnesota; Mexican War and Civil War army camps, as well as business, legal and financial papers; a diary; newspaper clippings; business advertising; postcards; and miscellaneous ranging from 1848 to 1911, regarding family matters, army life and wars.

There is also an appointment for Keller to the 47th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Militia on October 10, 1861.
Dates: 1848-1911