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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Lawrence personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S0811
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1862/09/13

John Dickson family collection

 Collection — Folder S2791
Identifier: S2791
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two indentures for John Dickson (1816/9/31 and 1816/10/30); typewritten copies of a United States grant to Canadian Volunteers for two quarter-sections of land assigned to Lambert and Dickson families (1817/10/26); and an account of the Dickson family tradition about the miracle that saved Fort Harrison during the siege of 1812 by Sarah Elizabeth Chandler Dickson (undated), which was published in the Terre Haute Gazette on March 30,...
Dates: 1816-1818