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Military life

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Porter family letters

 Collection — Folder S2559
Identifier: S2559
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typewritten transcriptions of letters written to and from Asa W., Jonah G., and Rice M. Porter and Porter family members while the brothers served in the Civil War. The bulk of the letters were written from July 1861 to March 1862, but there are two letters from Rice written in 1865.
Dates: 1861-1865

Preston Kiser letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of U.S. Civil War letters from Preston Kiser to his wife and children, ranging from 1861 to 1862, with miscellaneous additional materials. Kiser’s letters describe military life in camp, illnesses, and home activities. Each copied letter is accompanied by a typed transcription created by Frances Alma Newkirk Reber, Kiser's great-granddaughter between 1982 and 1984. The materials have been left as Reber organized them, so there is not strict...
Dates: 1861-1872, 1982-1984

Rebecca Jane Shell correspondence

 Collection — Folder S1173
Identifier: S1173
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of five letters sent to Rebecca Jane Shell during the U.S. Civil War ranging from 1862 to 1863. She received a November 4, 1862 letter from her brother John while he was at Camp Sullivan in Indianapolis; an April 19, 1863 letter from Marcus C. Crowley sent from Boston Station, Kentucky; two letters letter from her brother William from Camp Salt River Bridge in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky (May 16, 1863) and Camp Bardstown Junction, Bullitt...
Dates: 1862-1863

Richard T. Rozsa letters

 Collection — Folder S2932
Identifier: S2932
Scope and Contents This collection includes 9 photocopies of letters from Richard T. Rozsa in Germany and Saudia Arabia to his parents, ranging from 1990 to 1991 regarding his servce in the Persian Gulf War.
Dates: 1990-1991

Sheelor Photo, Camp Shelby World War I panoramic photograph

 Collection — Folder OBF020
Identifier: OBF020
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white panoramic photograph taken by Sheelor Photo at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on February 28, 1918 of the barracks of the 113th Signal Battalion of the 38th Division of the U.S. Army.
Dates: 1918/02/28

Siege of Corinth, Civil War letter

 Collection — Folder S2617
Identifier: S2617
Scope and Contents This collection includes a single letter created by an unidentified Union soldier on May 19, 1862 regarding his experience at the Siege of Corinth, which took place from April 29th to May 30th, 1862. The letter specifically discusses the soldier's health, his regiment's movements, the weather, his experience on pickett, and his thoughts on his commanding officers and what the Union army will do next.
Dates: 1862

Thomas N. McClung papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2628
Scope and Contents This collection includes thirty-four letters written by Thomas N. McClung while he was a Union soldier during the Civil War to his family. Also included are three photographs, one newspaper clipping, and a copy of the "History of the Seventeenth Indiana: It's Marches and Battles."
Dates: 1861-1931

U.S.S. Indiana ribbons

 Collection — Folder S3001
Identifier: S3001
Scope and Contents This collection includes two ribbons from the hats of sailors onboard the U.S.S. Indiana, probably ranging in date from 1893 to 1919.
Dates: undated

William H. Hulley collection

 Collection — Folder S3253
Identifier: S3253
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original Civil War correspondence to William and Mary Ann Hulley from their son, William H. Hulley, and the Farrell brothers ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection also includes an October 23, 1861 military special order and an undated obituary for Mary Ann Ramsey Somerville.
Dates: 1861-1863

William W. Jones photograph album

 Collection — Folder SP046
Identifier: SP046
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photography album from William W. Jones in the United States, ranging from 1939 to 1963, regarding his training and service in World War II and the Korean War. The album contains photographs of Jones and other military personnel at various training camps including Fort Harrison, Indiana, Fort Benning, Georgia, and Fort Campbell, Kentucky. It also contains several pieces of paper ephemera including souvenirs, a medical record, ration and pay cards, a liberty pass,...
Dates: 1939-1963