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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 124 Collections and/or Records:

Mahala A. Barnett letter

 Collection — Folder S1858
Identifier: S1858
Scope and Contents This collection includes a March 16, 1862 letter written by Mahala A. Barnett and sent to a George Washington, who was most likely the George Washington from Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana who had enlisted in Company H, 46th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. In the letter she mentions family members, the war and wanting the soldiers to come home, and enjoying going to the Good Templer lodge. Addressed to "Dear Brother," she ends her letter by saying that she would remain his...
Dates: 1862/03/16

Mark Robinson diary

 Collection — Folder S1131
Identifier: S1131
Scope and Contents This collection includes one diary by Mark Robinson during 1864 regarding military life in the 52nd Indiana Regiment.

Chaplain Robinson's first entry is January 22, 1864: "Left Fort Pillow at 12 1/2 o'clock." They arrived at Vicksburg on January 27th. Mark wrote: "a ruff looking place, the greater part of the town built on the bluff." On the pages for March 26th and 27th, he listed items he purchased in Cincinnati and the cost, which totaled $81.20.
Dates: 1864

Marvin W. Pershing papers

 Collection — Folder S1057
Identifier: S1057
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 15 page document, "Memories of the Civil War", read by Marvin W. Pershing before the Century Literary Club, Indianapolis, Indiana, on January 22, 1935.
Dates: 1935/01/22

Mathias B. Collins diary

 Collection — Folder S1902
Identifier: S1902
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the diary kept by Matthias B. Collins while serving with Company I, 33rd Indiana Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. Written in an 1863 pocket diary, the entries start on January 1 in camp at Danville, Kentucky and continue through to the end of the year. Photocopies of diary were donated by Edna Eugenia (Collins) Morlan, granddaughter of Matthias Collins.
Dates: 1863

Maude Lucas Rumpler collection

 Collection — Folder S1816
Identifier: S1816
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Tribute to the Grand Army of the Republic," an address given by Maude L. Rumpler at the presentation of a memorial plaque to the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument by the National Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on August 28, 1949. The collection also includes the program from the ceremony.
Dates: 1949/08/28

Meeks family papers

 Collection — Folder S1928
Identifier: S1928
Scope and Contents This collection consists of land grants (photocopies), indentures and warranty deeds of the Meeks family for property in Spencer County, Indiana (1809-1869); three Civil War letters sent to John Meeks from John Sibrel (near Corinth - May 27, 1862), Elijah Ray (Memphis - August 26, 1862), and William Welch (Memphis - September 9, 1862); the bylaws of the Benjamites - Company G, 4th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, Indiana Legion (November 15, 1862); a letter and list concerning supplies lost by Indiana...
Dates: 1819-1974

Morgan's Raid campaign collection

 Collection — Folder S2666
Identifier: S2666
Scope and Contents This collection contains an illustration of Morgan's Raid in Salem, Indiana and an account of a man called up to service to fight back Morgan. His route went through Greencastle and Bloomington to Mitchell, Indiana.
Dates: 1863

Morrison Davis parole document

 Collection — Folder S2604
Identifier: S2604
Scope and Contents This collection includes one parole document from the Army of Kentucky from 1862 regarding the parole of prisoner Morrison Davis.
Dates: 1862

Mrs. D. G. Hayes collection

 Collection — Folder S0613
Identifier: S0613
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of papers that belonged to Stroud Evans and James Akers, great-grandfathers of Mrs. D.G. Hayes, that range from 1827 to 1863. The items in this collection include Board of Trustee records for the appointment of James Akers as supervisor for Road District 27 in Floyd County, Indiana, church records from the Greenville (Indiana) Regular Baptist Church, a letter written by Thomas Akers to his brother from Chatham, Canada West; and a letter to Jerry Sigler from...
Dates: 1827-1865

Mrs. F.W. Harrold collection

 Collection — Folder S602
Identifier: S0602
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and materials of the Wagner and Waymire families, largely related to the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1861 to 1928, including muster rolls of the 17th Indiana Regiment, correspondence regarding the Waymire brothers of the 124th and 135th Indiana Regiment, correspondence of Captain J.H. Wagner, a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) badge, and other Civil War-related correspondence.
Dates: 1861-1928