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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrose A. Stevens letter

 Collection — Folder S3322
Identifier: S3322
Scope and Contents This collection includes an October 23, 1863 letter written by Ambrose A. Stevens and sent to his father from the Invalid Corps headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana during the American Civil War. He mentions that he had been placed in command of Camp Morton to guard 2,300 Rebel prisoners and that he had his "hands about full." He also mentions the price of butter and cheese and notes that these items are miserable in the local market.
Dates: 1863/10/23

Andrew J. Johnson diary

 Collection — Folder S0722
Identifier: S0722
Scope and Contents The collection contains three copies of the typed transcript of Andrew J. Johnson's diaries, ranging form 1862 to 1865, transcribed by Ralph W. and Inez Jones Johnson from Greenwood, Indiana in 1961. The transcripts include a foreword with family history, a roster of Company I, 70th Indiana Regiment, and where the regiment served.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1961

Anna Mae Finney collection

 Collection — Folder S1884
Identifier: S1884
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of typewritten transcriptions made of the February, 1923 Indiana Harbor, Indiana Christian Church (Lake County) directory and American Civil War muster rolls for Company B, 20th Indiana Regiment from 1861 to 1863. An index of the soldiers is included. The transcriptions were made by Mrs. Lester E. [Anna Mae] Finney and Mrs. Robert Mefford and the index was created by Lucile Johnson, all members of the William Henry Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the...
Dates: circa 1976

Austin H. Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

Auten Women's Relief Corps, No. 14 collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3275
Scope and Contents This collection includes a report from Lucile Meisel in South Bend, Indiana in 1932 regarding that year's work of the organization and a scrapbook of newspaper articles ranging from 1932 to 1939 regarding the work of the organization and the lives and deaths of the Civil War veterans living locally.
Dates: 1932-1939

Ben Albert letters

 Collection — Folder S010
Identifier: S0010
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Ben Albert to his brother in 1862. Albert discusses life in the army, sending money and clothing home, and family life. Both letters are photocopied from the original. Due to the poor quality of the copy, transcripts are available.
Dates: 1862

Benjamin Franklin Askren diary

 Collection — Folder S3065
Identifier: S3065
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary from Benjamin Franklin Askren in Nashville, Tennessee ranging from January 1 to June 10, 1864 regarding troop movements, soldiers in their free time, their duties, inspections and drills and his facial wound and his eventual decision to live during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Benjamin H. Griffith collection

 Collection — Folder S1802
Identifier: S1802
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three documents touching on the military career of Benjamin H. Griffith during the Civil War. Two are commissions to rank. The third document is the muster-out roll of a regiment commanded by Benjamin H. Griffith. The materials are dated from 1861 to 1864.
Dates: 1861-1864

Bernard F. Mullen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2309
Scope and Contents This collection contains research material compiled by Andrew Mullen, C.P.P.S. of the St. Charles Seminary at Carthagena, Ohio, regarding his great grandfather, Bernard F. Mullen. The research documents include typewritten transcriptions of newspaper articles and military correspondence and orders ranging from 1860 to 1863. A number of the transcribed military documents are noted as coming from the National Archives. A transcription of Bernard Mullen's obituary from the February 12, 1879 ...
Dates: 1860-1976

Blackford County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1648
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Blackford County, Indiana, including Cecil Beeson, Sr.’s February 1961 typewritten transcription of the record of indictment against Noah Foreman for the murder of Albert Whitacre in December 1865, his transcription of a July 12, 1915 article from the The Evening News of Hartford City that reprinted a history of Blackford County that was read by John Noonan at the city's Fourth of July celebration in 1876, and...
Dates: 1888-circa 1989, undated