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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:

Jonathan T. Rogers Civil War correspondence

 Collection — Folder S2374
Identifier: S2374
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of two items of correspondence between Jonathan T. Rogers and his mother, Elizabeth Dawson. The first letter is dated June 21, 1864 and was written by Dawson to her son after learning he was alive. The second letter was written to Dawson by Rogers on September 20, 1864 while he was a prisoner at Camp Ford near Tyler, Texas. In his letter he describes the camp, mentions the number of soldiers imprisoned, prisoner exchanges and the possibility of his getting...
Dates: 1864

Joseph Griffin papers

 Collection — Folder S543
Identifier: S0543
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of official marriage and pension records and depositions from individuals and local, state and federal government in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1860-1913 regarding the pension records of Joseph Griffin.
Dates: 1860-1913

Joseph K. Cooper discharge papers

 Collection — Folder S3299
Identifier: S3299
Scope and Contents This collection contains Joseph K. Cooper's discharge papers from the 133rd Indiana Volunteers dated 1864/09/05 and from the 43rd Indiana Volunteers dated 1865/06/14.
Dates: 1864-1865

Joseph Rothrock letters

 Collection — Folder S1813
Identifier: S1813
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of two letters written by Joseph Rothrock while he served with Company H, 81st Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Sent to his sister Rebecca at Sharp's Mill, Harrison County, Indiana, the first letter is dated September 24, 1862 and was sent from Louisville, Kentucky and the second letter is dated May 27, 1863 and sent from Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Dates: 1862-1863

Knights of the Golden Circle clipping

 Collection — Folder S1601
Identifier: S1601
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a newspaper clipping from the Indianapolis Journal dated August 4, 1862 concerning "treasonable organizations in Indiana," specifically the Knights of the Golden Circle, during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1862/08/04

Knights of the Golden Circle collection

 Collection — Folder S0353
Identifier: S0353
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page manuscript Mary Adeline Denny in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 4, 1924, entitled “How the Capture of Indianapolis by the Knights of the Golden Circle, August 16, 1864, during the Civil War Was Prevented.”
Dates: 1864

Lakin family correspondence

 Collection — Folder S0798
Identifier: S0798
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Lakin family of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection includes a letter written by M. Calvert (Mary Lakin Calvert) from Plainfield to "Dear Brother" with L.S. Lakin written at the bottom (January 1, 1861); a letter written on the back of Mary's letter from J.W. Lakin (Joseph W.) to "Dear Father" and sent from Camp McCauley, Paducah, Kentucky (January 12, 1862); a letter from Plainfield from J. W. (John...
Dates: 1861-1863

Lennie M. Berkey collection

 Collection — Folder S0111
Identifier: S0111
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 13-page, typed biography of Mary Adaline Brock, written by daughter Lennie Martin Berkey in 1941, covering Mary's life from her birth in 1858 through the Civil War period. Also included is a 2-page note written in 1943 by Lennie, with additional recollections of her mother during this time period, including a memory of Morgan's Raid during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1858-1943

Lew Wallace collection

Identifier: L173
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Lew Wallace’s military papers from September 1862, relating to the defense of Cincinnati, Ohio and northern Kentucky. Included is correspondence from Wallace and his staff regarding the defense and administration of the area, report on the defense of the Ohio River, and additional reports and official papers. The collection does contain some miscellaneous letters following Wallace’s armed service and a fragment of his memoir.
Dates: 1848-1905

Lloyd Whitmer collection

 Collection — Folder S1859
Identifier: S1859
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typewritten copies of "The Change - From Buns to Bobs: A Study of Modes of Hairdressing on Ladies in Tell City Fifty Years Ago (1920-1930)," a report and program given by Lloyd Whitmer to the Tell City Historical Society in October 1975. The report includes an appendices containing typewritten transcriptions of the 1925 Saturday Evening Post article, "Erstwhile Crowning Glory"; excerpts of the articles "Why I...
Dates: 1961-1975