Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abel D. Streight collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes certificates regarding Abel D. Streight's service in the U.S. Civil War, including as a brigadier general (1861-1871), a portrait of Streight, and a photocopied article from the Columbus, Indiana Evening Republican, dated January 2, 1880, entitled "Ringing Letter from Colonel Streight, What He Thinks of the Exodus," and was reprinted from the Logansport Journal regarding his thoughts on formerly...
Amos Wade Jackson collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains the business, political, and personal papers of Amos Wade Jackson, Lola Raper Jackson, Rowland H. Jackson and Ethel Jaekle Jackson ranging from 1825 to 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of legal correspondence and documents from Jackson Abstract, Inc. and Jackson and Jackson, Attorneys at Law and includes original and carbon copies of abstracts of title, warranty deeds, mortgages, attorney’s opinions, wills, estates, guardianships, divorces, and lawsuits. Also...
Benjamin H. Griffith collection
Collection — Folder S1802
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three documents touching on the military career of Benjamin H. Griffith during the Civil War. Two are commissions to rank. The third document is the muster-out roll of a regiment commanded by Benjamin H. Griffith. The materials are dated from 1861 to 1864.
Caleb H. Stone collection
Collection — Folder S1255
Scope and Contents This collection contains military documents and letters pertaining to Caleb Hall Stone ranging from 1847 to 1917 regarding his service in the U.S.-Mexican War, which include an offical document appointing Stone as captain of the "Rough and Ready Guards" of the 4th Indiana Regiment dated May 29, 1847; two muster rolls from Captain Daniel Lunderman for Company G, 4th Indiana Regiment dated June and August 30-October 31, 1847; letters and envelopes ranging from 1881 to 1884; and documents...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Caleb H. Stone collection
Frank Marshall Moorman papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, recipes, an autograph book, scrapbooks, and correspondence from Frank Marshall Moorman and others in Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana and France ranging from 1879 to 1952, regarding family matters, club business, education, university life, and military orders, ranks and service during World War I.
Dates: 1879-1952; undated
General William Harrison Kemper papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
Herman Sturm papers
Collection — Folder 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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Herman Sturm papers
Joel W. McGrew military appointment certificate
Collection — Folder B025
Scope and Contents This collection contains a certificate signed by Oliver P. Morton in Indianapolis, Indiana appointing Joel W. McGrew as a captain in the 27th Indiana Regiment on August 30, 1861.
John V. Milburn collection
Collection — Folder S950
Scope and Contents The collection contains one military appointment dated July 21, 1862. The appointment is for John V. Milburn, who was appointed by Gov. Oliver Morton to the rank of First Lieutenant.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John V. Milburn collection
William C. Tarkington, Civil War postings
Collection — Folder S1857
Scope and Contents This collection includes a list of posts held by William C. Tarkington during the Civil War created by Major Robert C. Davis, Adjutant General. The posts are listed chronologically from his appointment as Lieutenant by Governor Morton in April of 1861 to his resignation on September 11, 1863.