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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

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 King papers

 Collection
Identifier: L083
Scope and Contents This collection includes the minutes of the 27th Indiana Infantry Regiment Association; a religious tract from 1849 by Reverend Robert Newstead; a medal of a Grand Army of the Republic veteran from 1866; a typed and autographed manuscript from Lewis King; an autographed, signed poem by Lewis King; autographed and signed letters from Thomas Deputy, Joshua Deputy, W. E. McGuire, Mrs. Archie McEwen, and Edmund R. Brown in Indiana, Tennessee and Virginia ranging from 1862 to 1929 regarding U.S....
Dates: 1849-1929

Louis W. Knobe collection

 Collection — Folder S1438
Identifier: S1438
Scope and Contents This collection includes a journal of Civil War reminiscences written by Louis W. Knobe in March of 1866, recounting battles fought by the 18th Indiana Infantry Regiment between 1861 and 1863, based on notes he wrote on the battlefield. The battles recounted in the volume include: Pea Ridge, March 6-8, 1862 (pages 24-27); Magnolia Hill, May 1, 1863 (pages 28-30); Champion Hill and Black River, May 16-17, 1863 (pages 31-32); Vicksburg, May 19-July 4, 1863 (pages 33-45); Jackson, Mississippi,...
Dates: 1861-1924

Lucius Burrie Swift collection

 Collection
Identifier: L155
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...
Dates: 1851-1931

Mahlon Slutz reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S1198
Identifier: S1198
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of Mahlon Slutz's reminiscences of his service with the 107th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Slutz's reminiscences begin with his first attempt to enlist in the army in December, 1861 and his eventual enlistment with the 107th on August 11, 1862. Slutz mentioned battles and skirmishes he and his regiment were part of and shared his experiences at Gettysburg, including his wounding, capture and escape from the Confederate Army.
Dates: 1861-1865

Marden Sabin memoir

 Collection — Folder S1134
Identifier: S1134
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 44 page original handwritten memoir from Dr. Marden Sabin, born in Orland, Indiana, ranging from 1840 to 1867 regarding his service in the 100th Hundredth Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Also included are three additional handwritten pagesof additional biographical information, including the citation: History of St. Joseph County, Michigan, by H.G. Cutler.
Dates: 1840-1867

Margaret Preston collection

 Collection — Folder S1080
Identifier: S1080
Scope and Contents In this collection, there are three typed items, none of which are dated. The first two items are letters from George A. Graff, Company F., 14th Indiana Volunteers Regiment, written to "Friend William," probably William Preston, brother of Margaret. The first letter, from camp near Elk Run, Virginia, states: "you speak about the battle of Gettysburg as being of more importance to us than Antietam. I do not think it was for the reason that we did not attack them and drive them, but as to...
Dates: 1863; undated

Mathias B. Collins diary

 Collection — Folder S1902
Identifier: S1902
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the diary kept by Matthias B. Collins while serving with Company I, 33rd Indiana Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. Written in an 1863 pocket diary, the entries start on January 1 in camp at Danville, Kentucky and continue through to the end of the year. Photocopies of diary were donated by Edna Eugenia (Collins) Morlan, granddaughter of Matthias Collins.
Dates: 1863

Milton Chamberlin diary

 Collection — Folder S3101
Identifier: S3101
Scope and Contents The collection includes a diary kept by Milton Chamberlin during a portion of his service in the 4th Ohio Cavalry, as well as photocopies of a history and roster of the regiment. The diary contains three parts: memoranda (March 2-17, 1862); company rosters (March-May 1862); and the diary itself (November 16, 1861-August 25, 1862), which can be reached by reversing the book.Chamberlin recorded in his diary information from dispatches, newspapers and rumor, although he was careful to...
Dates: 1861-1862

Mrs. Paul Seehausen collection

 Collection — Folder S1163
Identifier: S1163
Scope and Contents The collection includes typed copies of two items, 23 pages total. The first item includes two letters written by Benjamin Franklin Sibert, Company A, Ninety-third Indiana Regiment, to his mother, Rebecca Sibert, in July of 1863 during the Siege of Vicksburg. The letters, consisting of 11 pages, indicated that Sibert was stationed at Camp Bear Creek, fifteen miles from Vicksburg, Mississippi. The letters mention Generals Sherman and Joe Sherman, as well as his comrades John M....
Dates: 1863, 1891