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War diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Merrill collection

 Collection
Identifier: L106
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Samuel Merrill’s Civil War papers, including his letters to his wife and sister in Indianapolis from Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina (1862-1865). Also included are his war diary (1863), orders, clothing and equipment records, as well as other official military papers (1862-1865). The collection also contains business papers of Merrill and his family (1850-circa 1900), including papers of his father, essays on Indiana’s state capitals, and...
Dates: 1850-1924

Sydney C. Kerksis papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0770
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 sets of photocopies of Sydney C. Kerksis's typescript, "Action at Gilgal Church, Georgia, June 15-16, 1864." The typescript includes a narrative of the action, official reports, extracts of regimental reports, regimental histories and extracts from Civil War diaries. Pages 41, 50-51 of the typescript are missing. Also included in the collection is a booklet entitled, "Twelve Views of the Indianapolis Flood of March 1913 Taken by a Daring Photographer During the Worst...
Dates: 1864, 1913

Teter family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L404
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters and photocopies from various Teter family members and others; military records; obituaries; newspaper clippings; stamps; currency; a Civil War diary; medals; an Indiana centennial medal; coins; paper currency; a lock of human hair; cross-stitch pictures; and a leather wallet ranging from circa 1847 to 1988 regarding Teter family genealogy, family business, Indiana history and the U.S. Civil War.There is also an oversize folder containing...
Dates: circa 1847-1988

Thomas Worthington Camp Morton papers

 Collection — Folder S1524
Identifier: S1524
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photocopy of the submission “Civil War Letters of Confederate Cavalryman and Dallasite, Thomas Payne Worthington,” a contribution of 9 pages in length, excerpted from the June 1980 issue of The Quarterly of the Dallas Genealogical Society (specifically, pages 91-99). The items in the compilation include 3 diary entries and 15 letters, most of the letters having been written by Thomas Payne Worthington from Camp Morton in...
Dates: 1980

Vernon Kniptash, World War I diary

 Collection — Folder S3232
Identifier: S3232
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a manuscript of a diary covering Kniptash's years of service from enlistment to discharge (April 1917 to May 1919). It was published in 2009 by Oklahoma University Press as "On the Western Front with the Rainbow Division: a World War I Diary".
Dates: 1917-1919

Walter E. Thrall collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2356
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of photocopies. There are the journals of Walter E. Thrall, Captain of Company E of the 60th Indiana Volunteers. The journals range from April 1862 to December 1865. There is also information about the supplies and actions of the 60th, forms and other papers created in Southern Louisiana at the end of the war when Company E occupied Lafourche and Terrebone Parishes, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1863-1903

Whitsel Lewis diary

 Collection — Folder S0834
Identifier: S0834
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary from Whitsel Lewis in Georgia ranging from July to September, 1864 regarding his military service with the 87th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864

William Tasker diary

 Collection — Folder S1283
Identifier: S1283
Scope and Contents This is a xerox copy of the small diary handwritten by William Tasker in 1865, during and after his service in the Civil War. Although someone has numbered the photocopies, they do not go in order of the dates, because page 21 has an entry for November 23, 1864, whereas page 3 has the date January 26, 1865. The page 3 entry states: "Started from Charleston and got to Chatanooga." He does not mention when he heard the war ended in April entries. Most of the entries are about drill, marching,...
Dates: 1865

Willis B. Keith diary

 Collection — Folder S2542
Identifier: S2542
Scope and Contents This collection includes a bound volume containing photocopies of a typed transcript of daily diary entries that Willis B. Keith kept from January 1, 1865 to October 25, 1965 while serving with Company B, 35th Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Bound with the diary are photocopies of a typewritten transcription of a letter written by Keith on March 6, 1865 and sent from Huntsville, Alabama to his Uncle Willard Keith, typewritten histories regarding the 35th Indiana Regiment and Morgan's...
Dates: 1865, 1964-1965