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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Joel W. McGrew collection

 Collection — Folder S3091
Identifier: S3091
Scope and Contents This collection contains the military service records and pension claims of Captain Joel W. McGrew. Materials date from 1861-1892. Papers include officer's commissions, discharges, pension claims and approvals, amongst others.
Dates: 1861-1892

John B. Elliott diary

 Collection — Folder S2385
Identifier: S2385
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by John B. Elliott of Harrison County, Indiana while he served with Company K, 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. The entries begin on October 4, 1862 during the Battle of Corinth and ends on April 30, 1863 with his regiment near Vicksburg. His diary provides a view of camp life and the labor of war.The collection also includes an undated clipping of an illustration of one of the locomotive engines built by Hinkley and Drury of Boston,...
Dates: 1862-1863

John Coburn, "Two Military Picnics" reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S1778
Identifier: S1778
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of the U.S. Civil War reminiscences of General John Coburn titled, "Two Military Picnics: The Bloodless Battle of Pogue's Run and the Expected Massacre at New Abany and Jeffersonville, Ind." circa 1880s. Coburn begins his story with the following sentence: "I propose to relate some incidents that came under my observation while a soldier, and with which I had a personal connection." Though potentially serious, he refers to the events as "picnics"...
Dates: circa 1880s

John G. Clark papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1839
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five folders, with the first four containing business records of John G. Clark ranging from 1856 to 1878. The bulk of the collection consists of documents related to land purchased by Clark located near Humboldt, Eureka, and Wyandotte, Kansas and Beatrice and Brownsville, Nebraska that was originally obtained by states as part of the Agricultural College Act (the Morrill Land Grant College Act) of July 2, 1862. Other records include two bank deposit books,...
Dates: 1856-1926

John H. Ream discharge paper

 Collection — Folder S2508
Identifier: S2508
Scope and Contents This collection include the discharge certificate of John Henry Ream, who served in the Minute Men (106th Indiana Regiment) in the U.S. Civil War, specifically during Morgan's 1863 Raid into Indiana. The certificate, issued by the Adjutant General's Office is dated June 18, 1892, and is signed by N. R. Ruckle, Adjutant General. The document states that John H. Ream was a corporal in Company C, 106th Regiment, Indiana Minute Men, from July 10-15, 1863.
Dates: 1863

John M. Conyers ephemera

 Collection — Folder S0292
Identifier: S0292
Scope and Contents This collection includes one sheet of paper, 7” x 9”, with 14 locks of hair, braided and unbraided, tied with colored ribbons presented to John M. Conyers on the day of his induction into Company G, 11th Regiment, on March 29, 1865 during the U.S. Civil War. The names of the women who contributed locks of their hair are handwritten in pencil.
Dates: 1865

John M. Ray diary

 Collection — Folder S3083
Identifier: S3083
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of the 1865 diary used by John M. Ray while serving with Company C, 47th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. The back pages of the diary contain several miscellaneous entries ranging from circa 1865 to 1871. The collection also includes photocopies of two pages of diary entries from late December 1864 and a February 17, 1892 document signed by Shelby Ray in acknowledgement of his payment in full of his share of Levi Ray's estate.
Dates: 1864-1892

John Rowan collection

 Collection — Folder S1541
Identifier: S1541
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven photostats of letters and documents from John Rowan in Kentucky and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1828 to 1861, concerning legal matters, politics, appointments, and simlar matters.1. Document regarding opinion of Judge Trimble, circa 1825-1831. 2. John Rowan letter to Samuel L. Lathan, 1828/03/18 - re: recommndation of Midshipman Philip Thomas Trapnal. 3. Document regarding railroad from Jeffersonville to New Albany, Indiana, 1836/12/08. 4. John...
Dates: 1828-1861

John Wesley Williams papers

 Collection — Folder S2550
Identifier: S2550
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents regarding the Civil War service of John Wesley Williams and Thomas Sumner, including an 1862 muster roll for Company C, 20th Indiana Regiment; a September 27, 1862 general order by Brigadier General E. Dumont from the headquarters at Louisville; an August 14, 1862 certificate of appointment of Thomas Sumner as 1st lieutenant and adjutant of the 87th Indiana Regiment signed by Governor Oliver P. Morton; documents regarding Sumner's discharge for disability...
Dates: 1862-1898

Jonas B. Berkey collection

 Collection — Folder S0110
Identifier: S0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals.
Dates: 1852-1880