Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a card from various periods in U.S. history. The earliest document in the collection is dated 1812, and the latest item in 1951. The collection contains Civil War correspondence with Colonel Benjamin Harrison, as well as letter from World War I hero, Sergeant Samuel Woodfill.
The oversize folder contains military orders for the 20th Indiana regiment ranging from 1861 to 1864 (OB093).