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Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob S. McCullough collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: L287
Scope and Contents This collection includes McCullough's Civil War diaries and an order book for the 37th Indiana Infantry ranging from 1861 to 1864.
Dates: 1861-1864

James C. Vanderbilt collection

 Collection
Identifier: L547
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Civil War letters from James C. Vanderbilt to his mother and aunt in New Albany, Indiana, ranging from 1861 to 1868, written while serving in Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
Dates: 1861-1868

James H. St John diary

 Collection — Folder S1235
Identifier: S1235
Scope and Contents This colleciton comprises a transcribed and typed diary from James H. St. John in 1863, concerning his service with the 83rd Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: 1863

James L. Wheelock collection

 Collection — Folder S1938
Identifier: S1938
Scope and Contents This collection includes eleven letters written by James L. Wheelock during his service with the 113th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the U.S. Civil War. Ranging from October 1862 to August 1863, the letters were sent to his father and to William Winslow from camps in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The collection also includes two letters sent to Mr. Winslow on October 11, 1863 by Captain Levi Nichols and George W. Brigham of the 113th regarding Wheelock's death and a November 22, 1863...
Dates: 1862-1863

James M. Hart Civil War diary

 Collection — Folder S0604
Identifier: S0604
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 25-page typed manuscript created by Jerry M. Easley in 1974, containing the typed transcript of the James Hart diary dated 1863. The document includes 7 pages of introductory materials with background information on the 7th Indiana Regiment and the battles, campaigns, and military engagements in which the regiment and Hart participated, including Battles of Port Republic, Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Bristoe, Wilderness, Laurel Hill and Spotsylvania.
Dates: 1863, 1974

James O. Walton collection

 Collection — Folder S1355
Identifier: S1355
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies of letters which James O. Walton sent to his wife Mary Ann ranging from February 1864 to January 1865 during the American Civil War, with information about military life, Generals William Sherman and John Bell Hood, the presidential election, and health.
Dates: 1864-1865

Jeffrey Gunter letter

 Collection — Folder S2931
Identifier: S2931
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat of one letter, dated 1991, from Jeffery Gunter to his mother, Gloria, regarding his time during the Persian Gulf War.
Dates: 1991

John B. Elliott diary

 Collection — Folder S2385
Identifier: S2385
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by John B. Elliott of Harrison County, Indiana while he served with Company K, 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. The entries begin on October 4, 1862 during the Battle of Corinth and ends on April 30, 1863 with his regiment near Vicksburg. His diary provides a view of camp life and the labor of war.The collection also includes an undated clipping of an illustration of one of the locomotive engines built by Hinkley and Drury of Boston,...
Dates: 1862-1863

John C. Frary papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0486
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter to Calvin Frary from an adjutant lieutenant in West Point, New York on April 14, 1855 regarding a reimbursement and an undated map.

There is also John C. Frary's resignation from West Point Military Academy, dated May 14, 1855 (OBC055).
Dates: 1855

John H. Long letter

 Collection — Folder S2217
Identifier: S2217
Scope and Contents This collection includes two photostatic copies of a June 24, 1864 letter sent to William Archibald and written by John H. Long while he served at the general hospital at Kingston, Georgia during the Civil War. Long discusses the lodge of the International Order of Good Templars (I.O.G.T.), the movements of his regiment from Camp Nelson, Kentucky to Kingston during the Atlanta campaign, and the establishment of the hospital in buildings the Confederate Army had erected for the same purpose. The...
Dates: 1864/06/24