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North Vernon (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Homer C. Dell collection

 Collection — Folder S2237
Identifier: S2237
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of items from Homer C. Dell that are related to Spencer Township and North Vernon of Jennings County, Indiana. Items included are a January 28, 1922 letter, written on John C. Cope’s letterhead, that was sent to Jennings County librarian Mrs. Isaac C. Caldwell in response to a request for early history of North Vernon; the 8-page "History of Spencer Township" by Alice Jane (Bruner) Wohrer from circa 1927; and a clipping of the article, "Pioneer Woman...
Dates: 1922-circa 1960

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

Seely Jayne papers

 Collection — Folder S0716
Identifier: S0716
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Seely Jayne to his wife Charlotte "Lottie" Jayne during his enlistment in the Union army ranging from 1861 to 1862. There is also a letter to his daughter, Ida M. (Jayne) Weaver to the War Department regarding her father's death during the Civil War on January 26, 1889, a tintype photograph of Seely Jayne, and two lyrics sheets with patriotic songs.
Dates: 1861-1862, 1889