Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S696
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typed transcripts of letters from various authors in Camp Morton, Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia ranging from 1861/07/12 to 1864/09/05 regarding family matters and army life.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, invitations and calling cards, accounts, stamps, newspaper clippings, membership cards, legal documents, and other papers, as well as photographs, negatives, lantern slides, artwork, textiles, and realia from members of the Hibben and Ketcham families in Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, and Europe ranging from circa 1840 to 1937 regarding family, military, legal, and social matters. Much of the early correspondence belonged to Sarah...
Dates: circa 1840-1937
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed poems and writings, pencil drawings and official documents from Ignatius Brown and others in Indiana, New Orleans, Louisiana; Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee ranging from 1856 to 1861 and regarding life, Civil War battles, and a vessel clearance from port.There is also an oversize folder containing editions of newspapers including the Weekly Indiana Citizen, the Central Normal News,...
Dates: 1856-1861, undated
Collection — Folder S1764
Collection — Folder S1303
Scope and Contents The first item is an original letter on letterhead with "Our Union Defenders" and a picture of a soldier beside a cannon and stacked rifles. The letter was written in ink on January 30, 1862, from Lebanon, Kentucky, to J. C. Thompson's son Wesley, in Gilead, Miami County, Indiana. J. C. tells about the Battle of Mill Springs, in which General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer was killed on January 19, 1862. He wrote that the Confederates "run like wild horses running over and crippling one another in...
Collection — Folder S1887
Scope and Contents The collection includes a family history of some of the first settlers of Lawrence County, Indiana beginning with John and Daniel Guthrie and their brothers-in-law, Jacob and William Flinn. The history begins with their move to Kentucky in 1809, followed quickly by their move into Indiana in 1811. The history discusses the construction of their settlement, Leesville, and includes a description of a Pottawatomie Indian raid which was the only major Indian conflict in the county. During the raid...
Collection — Folder S0576
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten biography of John Hamilton by his great-granddaughter, Mayme Jacobs (circa 1927). The biography relates brief family history; describes how Hamilton got into the whiskey making business; and describes the movements of General William Henry Harrison's forces from Terre Haute to Prophetstown prior to the Battle of Tippecanoe.
Dates: circa 1927
Collection — Folder S1651
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 23 letters written by John Sipe to Sallie Phillips while he was serving with the 38th Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from September 9, 1861 to December 24, 1862 and covers a vareity of subjects. The collection also includes one letter written from A. H. Phillips to his sister Sallie on July 6, 1864. This letter concerns his own daily experiences serving in the Civil War. Some of the places...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family letters of the Beeler family ranging from 1823 to 1850. The letters relate to family activities, description of Illinois legislature, and general correspondence. The collection also contains two letters from a World War I soldier. Also included in the collection are several volumes: diaries of George M. Beeler (Joseph's son), Joseph Beeler's account book (1836–1849), Fielding Beeler's account books (1847–1879), records of the Northport and Mars Hill Gravel Road...