Spanish-American War, 1898
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0362
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence, receipts, and documents from Clem Doane and others in Jasper, Indiana ranging from 1858 to 1920 regarding daily life, accounts, land purchases, printing costs, travel costs to Bloomington, Indiana, and the death of Cornelia Frances Lorey.
Collection — Folder S637
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of an eleven page typewritten biography of David F. Allen of Frankfort, Indiana. Ranging from 1808 to 1911, the biography includes Allen's family history, detailed information about his military service with Company C, Indiana 10th Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, his service with Company C, 150th Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War, and his service with Company 1 of the 38th Regiment U.S. Volunteers during the the...
Collection — Folder S869
Scope and Contents This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Fred Norris while serving during the Spanish-American War, family correspondence, newsclippings, and an autograph album. The majority of the newsclippings are obituaries from residences from Richland Township of Whitley County, Indiana.
Collection — Folder S0814
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten document containing three resolutions regarding actions the State of Indiana would take in response to the death of General Henry Ware Lawton during the Philippine Insurrection. The resolutions were drafted and signed on December 20, 1899 by a committee comprised of Governor James Mount, William Hart, and John B. Conner.The collection also includes a February 7, 1939 handwritten letter sent to Indiana Governor M. Clifford Townsend by Ex Sgt....
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents from David I. McCormick and the Indiana Battle Flag Commission created in the process of researching Indiana battle flags and conducting the business of the Commission from 1864 to 1931. Included are an anecdote about Captain David Van Buskirk about the 27th Indiana recorded by McCormick, information about flags and regimental histories, correspondence about the creation of the catalogue of Indiana battle flags, correspondence seeking Indiana battle flags...
Collection — Folder S0583
Scope and Contents This collection contains two copies of a June 8, 1906 decision by the U.S. Treasury Department regarding the appeal filed by the State of Indiana to obtain back pay for the 161st Regiment Indiana Volunteers and two African American companies that served during the Spanish-American War. Additionally, there is a final report by attorney Albert W. Wishard and a June 12, 1906 document verifying that $11,674.61 was received by Wishard from Governor J. Frank Hanly for his legal services and expenses....
Collection — Folder S2469
Scope and Contents The collection contains five letters written by John L. Ketcham to his children relating to family matters and service during the Civil War (1852 – 1869). The collection also contains newspaper clippings relating to Ketcham or members of his family, and a program from Wabash College where Ketcham gave a speech.Item Listing:3-12-1852 John J. Ketcham Sr. (Bloomington, IN) to John L. Ketcham (Indianapolis, IN) – advice on how and where to place Martin boxes (1 pg.)...
Collection — Folder S1130
Scope and Contents This 11-page typed manuscript gives John P. Robinson's memories of the Philippine Insurrection in 1899. Page 10 gives a summary of the experience, beginning with the organization of Company L, 4th U.S. Infantry at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, on October 20, 1898. The company left for New York on January 15, 1899, and shipped out on the 19th. They saw Gibralter, Port Said, Suez Canal, Perim Island, Ceylon Island, Singapore, and finally Manila on March 9th, having traveled a total distance from...