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Indiana -- History -- War of 1812

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

"Battle of Spurs Defeat" collection

 Collection — Folder S320
Identifier: S0320
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied and carbon copy, typed document from William M. Crockett regarding waging war with Indians in the Northwest Territory, specifically in 1812.

Dearborn County collection

 Collection — Folder S1655
Identifier: S1655
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County. It also includes information about prominent citizens Isaac Dunn, John Ewbank, and the history of Lawrenceburg and Aurora. Included among records are: 1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire’s Company of Volunteers (original handwritten; 3 pages) 1839 August; Dearborn County general election results (newspaper clipping; 1 page) 1877 July 27; Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood for crime of fornication (original;...

Isaac Williams family collection

 Collection — Folder S1423
Identifier: S1423
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Acco-bound booklet containing 75 typed and handwritten pages. The authors were Ben F. and Alice L. Dixon, 6008 Arossa Street, San Diego 15, California. The booklet, entitled "Captain Isaac Williams and His Grand Children, The Story of a Fighting Quaker and Threee Generations of Indiana Pioneers," was privately published on June 1, 1963. With its inception in 1925, the book is dedicated to Isaac Williams, a captain during the War of 1812; his son Elkanah Williams,...

John Gibson letters

 Collection — Folder S0510
Identifier: S0510
Scope and Contents The collection largely contains letters written to John Gibson while secretary, and then acting governor, of the Indiana Territory. The letters are from several different officers regarding territorial affairs, ranging from 1812 to 1816. There is one letter from John Gibson regarding the incorporation of Vincennes.

Kate Milner Rabb collection

 Collection — Folder S1092
Identifier: S1092
Scope and Contents This collection has includes three items, all of which are undated. A printed form on yellow paper is entitled, "List of Questions," with "188__" at the bottom. On the back, handwritten in pencil, it says: "Used by Miss Eubank of Guilford, Ind., in getting information in regard to soldiers of War of 1812.The second paper is a letter on Indianapolis Star letterhead, handwritten by Kate Milner Rabb, to "Dear Mrs. Livesey." Kate thanks Mrs. Livesey "for the use of this...

Leeson family papers

 Collection — Folder S1301
Identifier: S1301
Scope and Contents This collection comprises wartime letters and a document ranging from 1813 to 1865, concerning members of the Leeson family. One letter and a document concern Lieutenant __ Leeson and necessary supplies during the War of 1812. Three other letters are from Henry Clay Leeson to family regarding his military service at Vicksburg, as well as Fort Gibson, Grand Gulf, and Magnolia Bluffs, during the U.S. Civil War in 1863. There is also a letter to Major Moses D. Leeson of the 5th Indiana Cavalry on...

Nancy and Joseph Hayes personal narratives

 Collection — Folder S615
Identifier: S0615
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal narratives of Nancy Billingsley Hayes and Joseph Hayes, which cover the period from 1786 to 1824. The collection consists of photocopies of the original Hayes writings and typewritten transcripts of these writings. Nancy Hayes relates her experiences traveling west with her family and the first years of her marriage to Joseph. She describes the earthquake of December 1811 and local experiences during the War of 1812. Joseph Hayes relates his experiences and...

Soldiers and Sailors Monument architectural renderings

 Collection
Identifier: L619
Scope and Contents This collection includes a set of architectural drawings, titled "La Tour D'Auvergne" from a French architectural firm, an architectural print with sketches from Josse A. Vrydagh in Terre Haute, Indiana and a print, featuring a 3D model of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument from Bruno Schmitz in Germany, dating from circa 1887-1901.

Waller Taylor letters

 Collection — Folder S1287
Identifier: S1287
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of letters from the John C. Short papers in the Library of Congress from November 4, 1812, to May 16, 1815, plus one letter dated December 15, 1816, which was typed and donated by Dorothy Riker. The letters are addressed to John C. Short in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 1816 letter is to Major Edmund H. Taylor, receiver of public monies in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

Walter K. Jordan papers

 Collection — Folder S746
Identifier: S0746
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of an autographed, signed letter and a typed transcript of a letter from Walter K. Jordan in the Indiana Territory ranging from 1812/10/12-1812/12/17 regarding war and personal matters.