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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Grubbs letters

 Collection — Folder S0553
Identifier: S0553
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters written by George W. Grubbs to his family, ranging from 1863 to 1865, while serving in the U.S. Civil War. He talks about his family as well as his experiences in the war.
Dates: 1863-1865

George W. Stephens Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder S1247
Identifier: S1247
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopied letters to and from George W. Stephens from 1862 regarding his experiences during the U.S. Civil War and news about his family back home.
Dates: 1862

Harper family papers

Identifier: L090
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, legal papers, receipts, photographs, and other papers of the Harper family ranging from 1827 to 1942. A prayer book carried by John Harper during the U.S. Civil War is included in the collection. There are also newspaper clipping and family history notes which include information such as death dates of family members.

There are also two folders of oversized correspondence and indentures ranging from 1837 to 1858 (OB071).
Dates: 1827-1942

Harry Alyea collection

 Collection — Folder S019
Identifier: S0019
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of general store records during the years 1826-1866, including a general account book from the township of South Middleton, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania during 1826-1830; a register of the wives and children of Union soldiers from Brandywine Township, Hancock County, Indiana and accounts of the goods provided for themduring the American Civil War from 1861 to 1864; and a report from the trustee of Brandywine Township to the county commissioners from 1859...
Dates: 1826-1866

Heineken family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0626
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a U.S. Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Dates: 1810-1888

Henry C. Barter discharge certificate

 Collection — Folder S1836
Identifier: S1836
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Civil War discharge certificate of Henry C. Barter, drummer of Company F, 25th Indiana Regiment. Barter was discharged on August 18, 1864 and the certificate was given at Chattanooga, Tennessee and signed by 1st Lieutenant Robert G. Shannon on August 22, 1864. In the upper left corner, there is a "Bounty Paid" stamp by E.L. Moore, Paymaster of the United States, dated March 27, 1867.
Dates: 1864-1867

Henry Martyn Cist papers

 Collection — Folder S0257
Identifier: S0257
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence to Henry Martyn Cist and others, clippings, and photographs from several prominent military figures ranging from 1863 to 1891 regarding their military career, personal life, and political and war strategies during and after the Civil War.
Dates: 1863-1891

Henry W. Feldwisch letters

 Collection — Folder S2035
Identifier: S2035
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies (poor quality) of two letters written by Henry W. Feldwisch and sent to family while he served with the 10th Indiana Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War. Written in German, one letter was sent from Camp Stansifer, Indiana (transcribed as Georgia in error) on March 28, 1864 and the other was sent December 8, 1864 from Nashville, Tennessee. The collection also includes photocopies of an undated photograph of Henry; transcriptions of eight letters, including the...
Dates: 1864-1865

Herman Sturm papers

 Collection — Folder S1272
Identifier: S1272
Scope and Contents Eight items are in this collection, thus: (1) certificate appointing him Lieutenant Colonel for the 54th Regiment of the Indiana Volunteer Militia, signed by Governor O. P. Morton, dated November 19, 1862; (2) Special Orders 27, dated January 14, 1863, accepting the resignation of Lieutenant Colonel H. Sturm, 54th Regiment; (3) "To Whom It May Concern" letter by Governor Morton, dated May 13, 1865, asking the military authorities for kind attention and consideration...
Dates: 1862-1907

Homer S. Woodworth letter

 Collection — Folder S1454
Identifier: S1454
Scope and Contents This collection includes a July 2, 1863 letter written by Homer Woodworth and sent to his cousin Arvilla Reeves at Nettle Lake, Williams County, Ohio. Woodworth, a private in the 100th Indiana Regiment, wrote the letter while "encamped at Haines Bluffs on the Yazoo River about six miles from Vicksburg" during the siege of Vicksburg. He gave dates and some details regarding the regiment's travel from Collierville, Tennessee to Vicksburg and also mentioned that he'd been sick and wasn't with his...
Dates: 1863/07/02