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Military veterans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Hubert E. Buchanan photographs

 Collection — Folder SP057
Identifier: SP057
Scope and Contents This collection includes four photographs with newspaper captions taken in Austin, Indiana on March 23, 1973 depicting Captain Hubert E. Buchanan at his welcome home celebration in his hometown.
Dates: 1973

Indiana Commandery of the Loyal Legion records

 Collection
Identifier: L361
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and hand-written correspondence, circulars and bulletins, financial records, and book volumes from the Indiana Commandery of the Loyal Legion ranging from 1852 to 1948 regarding Loyal Legion events and memberships. Notable items include correspondence from the Fort Benjamin Harrison's Headquarters of the 11th Infantry, a copy of a bill to U.S. Congress about establishing "a national Lincoln museum and veterans' headquarters in the building known as Ford's...
Dates: 1852-1948

Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home collection

 Collection
Identifier: L403
Scope and Contents This collection includes the record of books from the Indiana State Soldiers and Sailors Home given to the Lawrie Library, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and is comprised of two volumes and one folder. The collection ranges from 1934 to 1976.
Dates: 1934-1976

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated

John M. Smith collection

 Collection
Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.
Dates: 1804-1982

John T. Wilder papers

 Collection
Identifier: L276
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to John T. Wilder during the U.S. Civil War written by family, friends, officials, and soldiers. Also included are official war time documents, topographical maps, some correspondence with Civil war veterans, and a few documents related to Wilder’s business interests in Tennessee.

There are also two oversize folders containing: two commissions and a report ranging from 1861 to 1863 (OB055); and maps, 1862-1864 (OBC001).
Dates: 1858-2002

Lazarus Noble collection

 Collection
Identifier: L117
Scope and Contents The collection contains Lazarus Noble’s business correspondence and papers from 1860 to 1868, when Noble lived in Indianapolis. Included are correspondence relating to the Indianapolis Copper Mining Company for which Noble was an investor. Also included are letters regarding business interests in Vincennes, requests for assistance in obtaining state and federal appoints, a 1865 family vacation to Montreal (Canada), and Civil War related letters.
Dates: 1860-1869

Leroy Jenkins pension documents

 Collection — Folder S3335
Identifier: S3335
Scope and Contents The collection includes photocopies of documents ranging from 1896 concerning the pension of Leroy Jenkins, a veteran of the U.S.-Mexican War.
Dates: 1896

Luster Ray Kleinknight collection

 Collection
Identifier: L396
Scope and Contents This collection includes programs, photographs, and papers from Luster Kleinknight ranging from 1877 to 1949 regarding his early life, high school, Purdue University and his study of engineer, the Triangle Fraternity, Field Artillery Central Officers Training School (F.A.C.O.T.S.) at Camp Zachary Taylor, travel, and social functions. Included is a great deal of ephemera, theatre, orchestra, and other entertainment programs, as well as tickets for events and transportation, photographs,...
Dates: 1896-1949

Mathew M. Salisbury papers

 Collection — Folder S1754
Identifier: S1754
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and two documents regarding Mathew M. Salisbury's service in the U.S. Civil War. The letter is from the Benjamin C. Wright & Co. and was sent on June 17, 1887 in response to a request by Mr. Salisbury for a copy of his discharge from Company K, 2nd Cavalry, 41st Regiment. His August 5, 1862 discharge paper was sent with the letter and is included in the collection. The second document is Salisbury's discharge paper from the 24th Battery, Indiana Light...
Dates: 1862-1887