Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ellis Lawrence personal narrative
Collection — Folder S0811
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten account by Ellis Lawrence, dated September 13, 1862, describing his experiences during the "Siege of Cincinnati" in the Civil War. Due to his Quaker faith, Lawrence refused to participate in any military activity for the defense of the city. His account describes the beliefs of the Quakers and his arrest, detainment and treatment by the guards during his short confinement during September 10-13, 1862.
Indianapolis Draft Project letter
Item — Folder S1597
Scope and Contents This collection contains a two-page, typed letter written by JoAnn Costello of the Indianapolis Draft Project in Indianapolis, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. Miller on May 12, 1969, regarding the purpose of the organization and requesting financial aid to support their current staff and add three more during the summer of 1969.