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Military life

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

John Martin Walker collection

 Collection — Folder S0849
Identifier: S0849
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a biographical document entitled, “You Will Not Cut My Leg Off,” which describes John Martin Walker’s life, from the beginning of the U.S. Civil War until his death on June 25, 1929. It details the state of medical care during the war, including battle wounds, sanitation, malnutrition, and hospital conditions. There are also copied materials such as an a certificate and pages from the The Annual Report of the Adjutant General, volume 2,...
Dates: 1861-1929

John Sipe and A.H. Phillips letters

 Collection — Folder S1651
Identifier: S1651
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of 23 letters written by John Sipe to Sallie Phillips while he was serving with the 38th Indiana Infantry Volunteer Regiment during the American Civil War. The letters are dated from September 9, 1861 to December 24, 1862 and covers a vareity of subjects. The collection also includes one letter written from A. H. Phillips to his sister Sallie on July 6, 1864. This letter concerns his own daily experiences serving in the Civil War. Some of the places...
Dates: 1861-1864

John T. Wilder papers

Identifier: L276
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to John T. Wilder during the U.S. Civil War written by family, friends, officials, and soldiers. Also included are official war time documents, topographical maps, some correspondence with Civil war veterans, and a few documents related to Wilder’s business interests in Tennessee.

There are also two oversize folders containing: two commissions and a report ranging from 1861 to 1863 (OB055); and maps, 1862-1864 (OBC001).
Dates: 1858-2002

John William Dickerson collection

Identifier: L264
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of John William Dickerson's letters from the army to his parents in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana. The letters describe his training, army life, Vietnam, travels to Australia, and family matters. Also included in the collection are issues of the Hook and Star publication (1967-1968).
Dates: 1966-1969

Lakin family correspondence

 Collection — Folder S0798
Identifier: S0798
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Lakin family of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection includes a letter written by M. Calvert (Mary Lakin Calvert) from Plainfield to "Dear Brother" with L.S. Lakin written at the bottom (January 1, 1861); a letter written on the back of Mary's letter from J.W. Lakin (Joseph W.) to "Dear Father" and sent from Camp McCauley, Paducah, Kentucky (January 12, 1862); a letter from Plainfield from J. W. (John...
Dates: 1861-1863

Lew Wallace collection

Identifier: L173
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Lew Wallace’s military papers from September 1862, relating to the defense of Cincinnati, Ohio and northern Kentucky. Included is correspondence from Wallace and his staff regarding the defense and administration of the area, report on the defense of the Ohio River, and additional reports and official papers. The collection does contain some miscellaneous letters following Wallace’s armed service and a fragment of his memoir.
Dates: 1848-1905

Margaret B. Paulus, Papers of General Robert Huston Milroy compilation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V103
Scope and Contents This collection includes four bound volumes containing typewritten transcriptions of General Robert Huston Milroy’s papers that range from 1854 to 1910. The papers were compiled and transcribed by Margaret B. Paulus in 1965 and include Milroy’s family and military correspondence, newspaper articles, and other documents related to Milroy’s life and his service in the Civil War.
Dates: 1965

Mark A. Mayberry letters

 Collection — Folder S2933
Identifier: S2933
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two letters written by Mark A. Mayberry to his parents while serving in Saudi Arabia during Persian Gulf War and a newspaper clipping concerning Sgt. Mayberry, from 1990.
Dates: 1990

Marvin E. Coffman World War II photograph album

 Collection — Folder SP160
Identifier: SP160
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph with black-and-white snapshot photographs taken by Marvin E. Coffman in Japan during Fall 1945 after the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II. The photographs concern scenes and people in Japan where Coffman was stationed, including American soldiers and military police, Japanese civilians, buildings, local sights, army checkpoints and sites, and destruction from the war. There are also a few pages of Japanese and American stamps.
Dates: 1945

McDuff's Studio, Camp Shelby World War I panoramic photographs

 Collection — Folder OBF018
Identifier: OBF018
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 black-and-white panoramic photographs taken by McDuff's Studio of Hattiesburg, Mississippi at Camp Shelby during 1917-1918. The photographs feature group photographs of various organizations from the 38th Division, including 150th Ambulance Company of the 113th Sanitary Train; 149th Machine Gun Company; 139th Field Artillery Band; Battalion C and the Headquarter and Supply Companies of the 139th Field Artillery; Company A, 137th Machine Gun Battalion, and Companies C...
Dates: 1917-1918