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Found in 199 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 diaries written by either Robert Young (according to Susan Traux) or James L. DuBois (according to David Frost), both of whome mustered out August 28, 1865, ranging from January 1, 1864 to September 12, 1865 concerning service in Company D, 9th Indiana Cavalry during the U.S. Civil War. There are also typed transcripts of the diaries created by Susan Traux and information from David Frost of Los Angeles, California listing relatives mentioned in the diaries who fit...
Collection — Folder S2518
Collection — Folder S2612
Collection — Folder S2244
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Adonijah P. Hulings's 1863 pocket diary. A note he entered at the beginning of the diary states that he purchased it on December 17, 1862 in Memphis, Tennessee during the time he was serving with the 69th Indiana Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He began his December 1862 entries in the memoranda section and then filled out the daily entries throughout 1863. The first page of the photocopies also includes the notation that the diary pages were sent...
Dates: 1862-1863, 1965
Collection — Folder S0859
Scope and Contents This collection contains a one-page typewritten biographical sketch of Alexander Lydy written by his granddaughter, Dorothy Schroeder, circa 1966. Besides basic biographical information, Schroeder mentions some of the battles that Lydy was involved in while serving in the Union army during the Civil War and his experience with the "Providence Spring" at Andersonville Prison in Georgia.
Dates: circa 1966
File — Folder S016
Scope and Contents This collections contains letters (copy) written by Amory K. Allen to his wife during the Civil War. They were photo statically copied in 1935 by the Indiana State Library and were published in the Indiana Magazine of History in December of that same year. In these letters, Allen tells his wife about life as a soldier. In his last letter, he complains of a shoulder wound he received while serving in the Union Army. He also briefly mentions the death of President Lincoln, and how he had been...
Collection — Folder S0722
Scope and Contents The collection contains three copies of the typed transcript of Andrew J. Johnson's diaries, ranging form 1862 to 1865, transcribed by Ralph W. and Inez Jones Johnson from Greenwood, Indiana in 1961. The transcripts include a foreword with family history, a roster of Company I, 70th Indiana Regiment, and where the regiment served.
Dates: 1862-1865, 1961
Collection — Folder S2940
Collection — Folder OBD058
Scope and Contents This collection comprises two items, an oversized soldier's record for Arthur Douglass dated June 1, 1902 and signed by Captain Cecil Stuart at Fort Riley, Kansas and a soldiers memorial broadside for Troop C, 4th Cavalry, U.S. Army for foreign service in the Philippine-American War during 1899-1900. The latter includes a roster and "record of events" for the troop. Both include photographic images along the edges.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Asa J. Smith’s manuscript, drafts, and notes for a biography of Hiram I. Bearss of Peru, Indiana. Bearss served over 20 years in the United States Marine Corps from the Spanish-American War until World War I, obtaining the rank of brigadier general. A few folders contain items for scrapbooks from Smith’s personal life and other literary interests.