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Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

Report of Morgan Raid Commissioners to the Governor

 Collection — Folder S3376
Identifier: S3376
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Morgan's Raid Commissioners report to the Governor of Indiana, dated December 31, 1869. The report primarily discusses the loss of and claims for horses in the wake of Morgan's Raid and claims by forage and commissary stores in Southern Indiana for furnishing troops with supplies during the Raid.
Dates: 1869/12/31

Robert C. Enos scrapbook

 Collection — Folder S2445
Identifier: S2445
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scrapbook kept by Robert C. Enos while living at the Indiana State Soldiers’ Home in Lafayette, Indiana. The scrapbook has newspaper clipping ranging from 1898 to 1907 and undated regarding a variety of topics, including the population growth of Indiana and the United States, the origin of place names, the business center of Indianapolis during the 1850s and 1860s, and the Soldiers' Home. A number of the clippings are related to the Civil War and the 11th Indiana...
Dates: 1864-1907, undated

Robert M. Shields letters

 Collection — Folder S2687
Identifier: S2687
Scope and Contents This collection includes 5 letters from Robert M. Shields to his brother and sister and one letter to him in Helena, Arkansas and from the Steamer Lela May ranging from 1862 to 1863 regarding the movements and activities of his company and their camp conditions.
Dates: 1862-1863

Robert Sanford Foster collection

 Collection — Folder S3337
Identifier: S3337
Scope and Contents This collection includes items pertaining to Robert Sanford Foster, including a three-page, typed biography by Nikki Schofield for the Sons of Union Veterans program at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana on May 27, 2013; a copy of a photograph of Foster in his Union uniform; a plot map of section 15, lot 11 of Crown Hill Cemetery showing the place of internment for the Foster family; two lot internment orders for Clarence M. Foster (1930) and Mary Roberts Foster (1934); and copies of...
Dates: 1973-2013

Robinson and Branham families collection

 Collection — Folder S1128
Identifier: S1128
Scope and Contents This collection includes twenty-three letters and documents of the Robinson and Branham families of Madison, Indiana, beginning with a list of purchases and costs in 1839, and ending with a funeral notice dated 1891. Two letters are undated but were written during the Civil War. A third undated letter was addressed to Miss Rebecca G. Robinson in Dayton, Alabama, after Mobile was crossed off. One of the documents is for the discharge for William H. Robinson who was in the 10th Regiment of...
Dates: 1839-1891

Roger L. Winter collection

 Collection — Folder S1446
Identifier: S1446
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of six letters sent to Rufus E. and Mary Dalrymple Andrews during the Civil War. Mary's brother John W. Dalrymple sent her the following letters while serving with Company I, 74th Indiana Regiment: May 7, 1863 from Lavergne, Tennessee, February 2, 1964 from Chattanooga, Tennessee and September 12, 1864 from camp near Atlanta, Georgia. Rufus received a September 20, 1863 letter sent by Asbury C. Gerard from Camp Shanks, Indianapolis following his muster into...
Dates: 1863-1864

Roswell C. Smith letter

 Collection — Folder S2344
Identifier: S2344
Scope and Contents This collection includes a July 14, 1862 letter written by Roswell C. Smith of Lafayette, Indiana to a Mr. Wood (?). In the letter he discusses the war, a picnic held at his family farm, the celebration of his 10th wedding anniversary, the Ellsworth house, and Lew Wallace.
Dates: 1862/07/14

Sallie J. Tedrow letter

 Collection — Folder S2584
Identifier: S2584
Scope and Contents This collection includes 1 handwritten letter from Sallie J. Tedrow in Lanesville, Indiana on June 14, 1864. Within the letter, Tedrow discussed contemporary politics and the U.S. Civil War, with references to a brother, apparently a war casuality, as well as another letter recipient. She instructed her correspondent to direct future correspondence to Germantown.
Dates: 1864/06/14

Salmon Hall note

 Collection — Folder S0572
Identifier: S0572
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten, verbatim copy of a note that was found in Groveland, Indiana the morning after Salmon Hall's store burned on April 20, 1865. The note is addressed to "Sir Mr. Abolitionists of Groveland" and states that the writer intends to "destroy every thing you have got" and ends with a reference to Mr. Hall.
Dates: 1865/04/20

Samuel K. Harryman letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0603
Scope and Contents This collection contains Civil War letters from Samuel K. Harryman to Margaret Moore of Mooresville, Indiana while he was serving with 70th Indiana Infantry Regiment in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and the Carolina from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1862-1865