United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Reconstruction
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1475
Scope and Contents This collection consist primarily of correspondence and papers from Morton’s Senatorial career with an emphasis on the 1876 presidential election and Louisiana politics in 1873 and 1874. There is also family correspondence, financial papers, speeches and notes on Republican politics, the Civil War, secession, and Reconstruction.Correspondents include Schuyler Colfax, Henry W. Halleck, Andrew Johnson, Henry S. Lane, Abraham Lincoln, George B. McClellan, Joaquin Miller, William H....
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters mainly written by Orion A. Bartholomew to his family while at Indiana Asbury University, while serving in the Union Army during civil war with the 15th Regiment, United States Colored Troops, and after the civil war.The collection contains additional correspondence from Orion’s brothers Levi Bartholomew, W. F. [William Frank] Bartholomew, and niece Nell Ward Scearce to her mother Laura Bartholomew.Also included are programs from Indiana Asbury...
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters regarding his...