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Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

15th Indiana Volunteers flag collection

 Collection — Folder S1536
Identifier: S1536
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six items, beginning with "The Dying Drummer Boy" narrative by Joshua Burrows, New Albany, Indiana, published in the Indianapolis Journal on December 5, 1862. The four-page typed story tells about Jerry, a drummer boy from the 101st Indiana Regiment, who died of fever in Lebanon, Kentucky. Mr. Burrows served as his nurse, and wrote the story on November 25, 1862.The 2nd item is a two-sided, printed order No. 20 from Headquarters of the Fourth Army Corps...

Ambrose A. Stevens letter

 Collection — Folder S3322
Identifier: S3322
Scope and Contents This collection includes an October 23, 1863 letter written by Ambrose A. Stevens and sent to his father from the Invalid Corps headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana during the American Civil War. He mentions that he had been placed in command of Camp Morton to guard 2,300 Rebel prisoners and that he had his "hands about full". He also mentions the price of butter and cheese and notes that these items are miserable in the local market.

Arthur G. Mitten collection

 Collection — Folder S0971
Identifier: S0971
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of letters and military account documents ranging from 1791 to 1814 that were collected by Arthur J. Mitten and copied in 1927. The collection includes: a letter by Postmaster General Timothy Pickering from Philadelphia to Samuel Hodgdon, Quartermaster of the Western Army (December 16, 1791); an account and acknowledgement of money received by General Anthony Wayne from paymaster Caleb Swan (April 18, 1793); an account of clothing returned by 3rd...

B. J. Warden Battle of Gettysburg personal narrative

 Collection — Folder S1361
Identifier: S1361
Scope and Contents The collection contains one document on three full sheets and one half sheet of green paper detailing B. J. Warden’s experience at the Battle of Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War, July 1-4, 1863.July 1, 1863 B. J. Warden was in the 4th Brigade under John R. Brook, 1st Division, 2nd Corps. The men came from Centerville across the Potomac River. He was not in the first day’s fighting, on July 1, because they stopped for muster so payrolls could be made out. They arrived in...

Benjamin Franklin Day letters

 Collection — Folder S0342
Identifier: S0342
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Benjamin Franklin Day in Buena Vista, Virginia to his niece Jenny ranging from 1931 to 1932 regarding daily life, current events, family news and history, recollections of his life, including his time in the U.S. Navy.

Bert J. Griswold papers

 Collection — Folder S549
Identifier: S0549
Scope and Contents This collection includes carbon and photocopies of typed, hand-corrected documents from Bert J. Griswold in Fort Wayne, Indiana ranging from 1702-1802 regarding early military life in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Caleb H. Stone collection

 Collection — Folder S1255
Identifier: 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...

Clifford W. Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: L268
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, military orders, training information, intelligence reports, maps of France and Germany, published Army booklets, and photographs from Clifford W. Craig and the United States Army in the United States, France, and Germany ranging from 1911-1930 regarding military activity during World War I. Materials are primarily in English, with a few items in French and German.

Daniel Hill and James T. C. Watson collection

 Collection — Folder S3111
Identifier: S3111
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers concerning Daniel Hill and James T. C. Watson ranging from 1861 to 1865 regarding their service with the Union army during the U.S. CIvil War. The documents include a record for Hill's military service; discharge papers for Daniel Hill in 1862, 1864, and 1865; a letter to Watson acknowledgement of Special Order 60; discharge papers for James T. L. Watson in 1865; and a record of enlistment for James T. L. Watson from 1900.

Ernest Meyer collection

 Collection — Folder S947
Identifier: S0947
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to Ernest Meyer's time spent in the military during World War I. The papers include telegrams, a roster, instructional materials, mess accounts, and other ephemera.