Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Edward W. Nicholson papers
Collection — Folder S1554
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of certificates, statements, letters, affidavits, transcripts of marraige and death records, and muster rolls relating to the Civil War veteran's pension of Edward W. Nicholson and his widow Emily Ellen Nicholson, ranging from 1861 to 1915.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward W. Nicholson papers
Elias Reeves letter
Collection — Folder S1847
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostatic copy of a letter written by Elias Reeves on February 19, 1862 from Fort Craig at Arlington Heights, Virginia and sent to his friend James Pickard during the U.S. Civil War. In the letter, Reeves mentions that he's been sick for "some three months" since he'd left Indiana, was tired of "old Virginia," and had seen Washington and Annapolis, Maryland. A handwritten note added to the back of the second page after it was copied records that James Pickard had...
Dates: 1862, circa 1979
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elias Reeves letter
Eliza A. Hardy letter
Collection — Folder S0589
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter written by Eliza A. Hardy to her cousin on February 12, 1863. She mentions letters she received from her brothers, Morris and Sol, and from Dave Morton and Libe (?) who were all serving in Company A, 16th Indiana Regiment. She relates some of what the soldiers were experiencing while traveling "down the river", mentions Arkansas Post, and that she is talking of "going as a nurse to Memphis."
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Eliza A. Hardy letter
Elizabeth Shaw Smith papers
Collection — Folder S2261
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence of Elizabeth Shaw Smith, including a July 2, 1862 letter sent by Frederick Thiebaud from Camp Morton, Indianapolis; an October 15, 1863 letter from her friend Mollie Peelman; a February 25, 1864 letter sent by J. (Jesse) D. Hall from Camp Carrington at Indianapolis; two letter sent by Hall from Fort Pulaski, Tennessee in May 1864 and on June 12, 1864 while serving with the 10th Indiana Cavalry; a June 25, 1865 letter sent by O. (Oliver) M....
Emma C. Ziegler papers
Collection — Folder S1473
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter copy from Emma C. Ziegler in Noblesville, Indiana on 1962/08/05 regarding a Civil War record.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Emma C. Ziegler papers
Ezra G. Hayes personal narrative
Collection — Folder S614
Scope and Contents This collection contains three typewritten copies of the life story of Ezra G. Hayes that he dictated to Caroline M. Hayes. Hayes' narrative ranges from 1705 to the early 1900s. This collection was made from a copy owned by Mrs. Jacob Bauer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana in 1933 and it includes Mr. Hayes' family history, his many business pursuits, early history of Dearborn County, Indiana, and his viewpoints on the politics and elections during his lifetime. Also included are three copies of a poem...
Dates: circa 1910
Forrest L. Spencer collection
Collection — Folder S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).
Frederick Johnson papers
Collection — Folder S727
Scope and Contents This collection includes an official document from the State of Indiana in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1890/05/01 regarding the Civil War military service of Frederick Johnson.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frederick Johnson papers
General William Harrison Kemper papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
George S. Cottman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George S. Cottman papers