United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Albert Allen collection
Collection — Folder S3245
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers that relate to Albert Allen's service in the 55th and 133rd regiments of the Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War ranging from 1864 to 1913, including a discharge certificate (1864), a handwritten testimony of Allen's discharge, and three pension documents from 1912 to 1913. There are also two unidentified portrait photographs.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert Allen collection
Albert Alyea diary
Collection — Folder S018
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Albert Alyea. Included in the diary are notes about the birth and death dates of his family, his accounts with various stores, weather reports, his barn raising, and accounts of what he sold to other individuals. Alyea also uses the diary to write about his time spent in the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary also contains several additional items, including a newspaper clipping about new fishing laws, a real estate appraisal, and a newspaper...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert Alyea diary
Albert H. Graves papers
Collection — Folder S533
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from Albert H. Graves and L. S. Chittenden in Louisiana ranging from 1863/05/15 to 1864/06/24 regarding military life and the death of Albert H. Graves.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert H. Graves papers
Alexander Abernathy memoir
Collection — Folder S002
Scope and Contents The collection consists a two-page, typewritten photocopy of Alexander Abernathy's Civil War memoir and the history of the 9th Indiana Cavalry, 121st Indiana Regiment.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alexander Abernathy memoir
Alva C. Griest papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes from a photocopy of "Three Years in Dixie," a history of Company B, 72nd Indiana Volunteers by Alva C. Griest in Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1865.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Alva C. Griest papers
Ambrose A. Stevens letter
Collection — Folder S3322
Scope and Contents This collection includes an October 23, 1863 letter written by Ambrose A. Stevens and sent to his father from the Invalid Corps headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana during the American Civil War. He mentions that he had been placed in command of Camp Morton to guard 2,300 Rebel prisoners and that he had his "hands about full." He also mentions the price of butter and cheese and notes that these items are miserable in the local market.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ambrose A. Stevens letter
Amory K. Allen letters
File — Folder S016
Scope and Contents This collections contains letters (copy) written by Amory K. Allen to his wife during the Civil War. They were photo statically copied in 1935 by the Indiana State Library and were published in the Indiana Magazine of History in December of that same year. In these letters, Allen tells his wife about life as a soldier. In his last letter, he complains of a shoulder wound he received while serving in the Union Army. He also briefly mentions the death of President Lincoln, and how he had been...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Amory K. Allen letters
Andrew J. Johnson diary
Collection — Folder S0722
Scope and Contents The collection contains three copies of the typed transcript of Andrew J. Johnson's diaries, ranging form 1862 to 1865, transcribed by Ralph W. and Inez Jones Johnson from Greenwood, Indiana in 1961. The transcripts include a foreword with family history, a roster of Company I, 70th Indiana Regiment, and where the regiment served.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1961
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Andrew J. Johnson diary
Aurelius M. Willoughby collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Aurelius Willoughby's Civil War diaries ranging from 1861 to 1865. Also included are discharge papers, memorabilia, and personal business papers dating from 1864 to 1917 and a manuscript history of Company H. 39th Indiana with photographs, circa 1910. The collection also includes 2 tintypes of Aurelius Willoughby, 32 cartes-de-visite depicting landmarks in Washington D.C., Georgia, and Niagra Falls, in addition to two portraits of Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb and...
B. J. Warden Battle of Gettysburg personal narrative
Collection — Folder S1361
Scope and Contents The collection contains one document on three full sheets and one half sheet of green paper detailing B. J. Warden’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War, July 1-4, 1863.July 1, 1863 B. J. Warden was in the 4th Brigade under John R. Brook, 1st Division, 2nd Corps. The men came from Centerville across the Potomac River. He was not in the first day’s fighting, on July 1, because they stopped for muster so payrolls could be made out. They arrived in...