Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
15th Indiana Volunteers flag collection
Collection — Folder 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
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.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Ambrose A. Stevens letter
Andrew J. Johnson diary
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
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Andrew J. Johnson diary
Arthur G. Mitten collection
Collection — Folder 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
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
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
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.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Bert J. Griswold papers
Caleb H. Stone collection
Collection — Folder 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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Caleb H. Stone collection
Camp Shelby, Mississippi World War I panoramic photographs
Collection — Folder OBF017
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 black-and-white panoramic photographs taken at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi ranging from 1917 to 1918 regarding companies of soldiers from the 38th Division of the U.S. Army at the training camp during World War I. The images taken by Robb and Carleton of Hattiesburg in November 1917 show Companies A, B and C of the 139th Machine Gun Battalion; Company L of the 4th Indiana Infantry; Companies D, E, G, I, K and L of the 151st Regiment; Companies C, D and E...
Civil War letter
Collection — Folder S3136
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter from unknown correspondent in Chattanooga, Tennesse on March 11, 1865 regarding health, family, and military life.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Civil War letter