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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 128 Collections and/or Records:

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

Sarah F. Baker letters

 Collection — Folder S0057
Identifier: S0057
Scope and Contents This collection contains three letters written by Sarah F. Baker to her cousin Lib. The letters concern social, political, and familial matters that are primarily related to the Civil War.
Dates: 1863-1864

Sarah P. Walker Dorsey collection

 Collection — Folder S1936
Identifier: S1936
Scope and Contents This collection includes twenty five calling cards and invitations given to Sarah "Sallie" P. Walker and William L. Dorsey of Princeton, Indiana (1848-1857). The bulk of the calling cards contain short notes requesting the company of the recipient to attend social events in the community. The collection also includes the minutes kept by Mr. Dorsey regarding an August 11, 1864 "Rebel Raid Meeting" of the citizens of Princeton and vicinity for the purpose of organizing a company to protect...
Dates: 1848-1864

Soldiers Relief Society records book

 Collection — Folder S2406
Identifier: S2406
Scope and Contents This collection includes a bound volume containing the records of the Soldiers Relief Society of La Porte County, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1865. The book was created circa 1894 by Arthur W. Cochran from a 1869 copy made by his mother, H.V. (Andrew) Cochran, a member and assistant to the secretary of the society. The book contains the organization's constitution and an article about the society written for publication by the secretary. During the U.S. Civil War, the society sent a total of...
Dates: circa 1894

Sons of Liberty newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder S1618
Identifier: S1618
Scope and Contents This collection comrpises one newspaper sheet, printed on both sides, of the Indianapolis Daily Journal on August 2, 1864 regarding the exposure of the Sons of Liberty as an anti-Lincoln group of men in the Midwest. The report identifies the society's leadership, goals, rituals, and passwords.
Dates: 1864

Subordinate Union Club of Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S2613
Identifier: S2613
Scope and Contents This collection includes a charter for the Subordinate Union Club No. 6 issued by the Subordinate Union Club of Indiana in Indianapolis, dated June 16, 1862, authorizing present officers and members in Illinois to “do and perform all and every such acts and things appertaining to the U.C. organization, as have been and ought to be done for the safety and support of the Union...” The document has a handwritten notation at the top from J. H. Oakwood on May 29, 1890. There is also a transcript...
Dates: 1862-1863