Canada -- War of 1812 -- Veterans
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Markle collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains contracts, receipts, land documents, court papers, legal, and financial documents relating to the business affairs of Abraham Markle (1811–1826). Also included are photostats of original documents pertaining to Markle, mostly from the National Archives, relating to land grants given to Canadians who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 (in Vigo County, Indiana). The collection also contains photostats of Vigo County commissioners’ records, justice...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Abraham Markle collection
Joshua Reed and Lura Maria Giddings collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Joshua Giddings' letters to his daughter, wife, and other members of his family, written from Washington, D. C. (1840-1858) and Montreal, Canada (1862-1864), journals and diaries of Lura Maria Giddings (1858-1870), Lura's biography of her father, the memoirs of Joshua Giddings, and family photographs.
Kate Milner Rabb clipping
Collection — Folder S0577
Scope and Contents This collection contains a newspaper clipping of Kate Milner Rabb's column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," printed in the Indianapolis Star on December 2, 1934. The column reprints two letters sent by Robert Hamilton to his wife in Bourbon County, Kentucky during the War of 1812. The first letter, dated September 30, 1812, was sent from Vincennes, Indiana and recounts the marches made by his company from Kentucky to Vincennes. The second letter, written October 12, 1812, was sent from Fort...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Kate Milner Rabb clipping
Leeson family papers
Collection — Folder S1301
Scope and Contents This collection comprises wartime letters and a document ranging from 1813 to 1865, concerning members of the Leeson family. One letter and a document concern Lieutenant __ Leeson and necessary supplies during the War of 1812. Three other letters are from Henry Clay Leeson to family regarding his military service at Vicksburg, as well as Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and Magnolia Bluffs, during the U.S. Civil War in 1863. There is also a letter to Major Moses D. Leeson of the 5th Indiana Cavalry on...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Leeson family papers
Nancy and Joseph Hayes personal narratives
Collection — Folder S615
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal narratives of Nancy Billingsley Hayes and Joseph Hayes, which cover the period from 1786 to 1824. The collection consists of photocopies of the original Hayes writings and typewritten transcripts of these writings. Nancy Hayes relates her experiences traveling west with her family and the first years of her marriage to Joseph. She describes the earthquake of December 1811 and local experiences during the War of 1812. Joseph Hayes relates his experiences and...
War of 1812 collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of correspondence from the U.S. War Department concerning Indiana's role in the War of 1812 during 1812-1816. There are also pay rolls and muster rolls from the War of 1812, ranging from 1812 to 1813 (OBC065).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / War of 1812 collection
William Baird memoir
Collection — Folder S0052
Scope and Contents This collection is a transcription of a brief memoir of William Baird's experiences during the War of 1812.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / William Baird memoir
Yandes family papers
Collection — Folder S1479
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from the Yandes family in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, and Cuba ranging from 1833 to 1891 regarding local and family news, women's education, business, the Indiana State House, national and local politics, and the Civil War. Mary Yandes' letter to Ann Hampson on July 15, 1837 mentions Zerelda Gray Sanders' marriage to Governor David Wallace of Indiana (one year prior). There are also trade cards for Yandes family businesses in Indianapolis, Indiana, two blank greeting...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Yandes family papers