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Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Blue letters

 Collection — Folder S2680
Identifier: S2680
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of two letters. In the May 1865 letter, George W. Blue tells his sister about the constant drilling of the regiment, his tiredness of the place of the camp, the felt absence of relatives, and the resignation of a first lieutenant. In the September 1865 letter, Hannah A. Blue writes of family matters, Iowa soil, Dan Dolan, the death of Jim Blue, and expresses the hope that George is at home.
Dates: 1865

George W. Roberts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L579
Scope and Contents This collection includes two Civil War diaries, correspondence, papers, a coffee can, and a spoon belonging to George W. Roberts in Indiana and the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1944. There are also numerous ribbons, buttons, and badges from Roberts, most from Grand Army of the Republic encampments or posts, as well as numerous 69th Indiana Regiment reunion ribbons (1889-1917, undated); an 1895 Indiana Trustees Association annual meeting ribbon; a 19th Indiana Veteran Volunteers...
Dates: circa 1861-1944, undated

George W. Stephens Civil War letters

 Collection — Folder S1247
Identifier: S1247
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopied letters to and from George W. Stephens from 1862 regarding his experiences during the U.S. Civil War and news about his family back home.
Dates: 1862

Harmon S. Dixon diary

 Collection — Folder S0361
Identifier: S0361
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied diary from Harmon S. Dixon in Georgia and Cheyenne, Wyoming, ranging from November 21, 1901 to March 17, 1902 regarding military life, finances, family, weather, and travel.
Dates: 1901-1902

Harold Wilson Scott collection

 Collection
Identifier: L553
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 75 letters written by Harold Wilson Scott to his parents during World War I describing where he is stationed in Europe, his duties, and plans for work following discharge as well as other aspects of military life during the Great War. Also included are photographs, postcards, two World War I helmets, a German gas mask, military spurs and belt. Items in collection range in date from 1917 to 1931.
Dates: 1917-1931

Harry H. Coburn photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SP032
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Dates: 1913-1927

Henry E. Wahl collection

 Collection
Identifier: L172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Dates: 1865-1945

Herschel Jasper Warner letter

 Collection — Folder S1363
Identifier: S1363
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a typed copy of the letter which Herschel Jasper Warner wrote to his little sister Cloe from "Camp near Nashville and the Insane Asylum 1862." He wrote: "we have just drawed five days racions of sugar and Chancy is dealing it out to his men." He told about picket duty. "I have never felt the lest bit afraid when I was on post, away off in wood. Did not know what moment there might [be] a reble slip up and lay we cold. We go from three to five miles from camp." He told...
Dates: 1862

Hugh D. Gallagher papers

 Collection — Folder S0498
Identifier: S0498
Scope and Contents This collection contains typewritten copies of correspondence and military papers of Bernard F. Mullen and Hugh D. Gallagher from the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from November 20, 1863 to February 1, 1865, the copies include circulars, special orders, and a partial letter sent by Col. Mullen to Gallagher; a letter from Assistant Surgeon G. A. Kunker regarding Mullen's illness; 2 letters sent by Gallagher to his brother and sister; and military orders sent to Gallagher by Lt. Col. A. G. Tassin from...
Dates: 1863-1865

Jacob Baldwin collection

 Collection
Identifier: L379
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, photographs, newspaper articles, and other materials from Jacob Baldwin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding World War 1 military life, family, education, employment at the Barbasol Company, and interurban railways.

There is also an undated panoramic photograph of Company C, 152nd Infantry (OBD026).
Dates: 1898-1964