United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1754
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter and two documents regarding Mathew M. Salisbury's service in the U.S. Civil War. The letter is from the Benjamin C. Wright & Co. and was sent on June 17, 1887 in response to a request by Mr. Salisbury for a copy of his discharge from Company K, 2nd Cavalry, 41st Regiment. His August 5, 1862 discharge paper was sent with the letter and is included in the collection. The second document is Salisbury's discharge paper from the 24th Battery, Indiana Light...
Collection — Folder S2614
Scope and Contents The collection includes original papers of seven soldiers seeking back pay for their service in the Civil War. The hand-written documents and letters compile these applications for back pay and bounty, submitted to the U. S. Treasury. Some papers were prepared by attorneys, and some were written by the applicant himself. There are also some muster sheets, correspondence, filled-in forms, and depositions.
Collection — Folder S602
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and materials of the Wagner and Waymire families, largely related to the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1861 to 1928, including muster rolls of the 17th Indiana Regiment, correspondence regarding the Waymire brothers of the 124th and 135th Indiana Regiment, correspondence of Captain J.H. Wagner, a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) badge, and other Civil War-related correspondence.
Collection — Folder S1035
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters sent to Nathan R. Overman predominantly from Nathan Cadwallader of Wayne and Randolph Counties, Indiana (1850-1878). The collection also contains Overman's original August, 1850 articles of agreement for teaching school in Tetersburg and a photocopy and transcription of another agreement from November 11, 1851; photocopies of his 1861 Franklin Almanac and Diary; a December 6, 1866 note authorizing payment of additional bounty for Civil War...
Collection — Folder S1389
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of Pleasant Wheeldon's documents for his petition for an increase to his U.S. Civil War veteran's pension, in Scipio, Indiana, ranging from 1888 to 1907, due to chronic illnesses resulting from his service during the war.
Collection — Folder S1477
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from members of the Young family of Indiana, including Ransom T. Young, his wife Emma, and his brothers, James M. and John C. Young, to their sister, Mary E. (Young) Jones between 1864 and 1875. There are also other Civil War letters from Hoosier soldiers and their relatives, including letters sent to James and Mary (Johnson) Briggs of Utica, Indiana from their brothers and friends, as well as two letters from J.W. Lakin to his siblings from 1861 to 1865....
Collection — Folder S0961
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of correspondence and documents regarding Sebastian S. Miller's claim for an invalid pension due to rheumatism that he developed as a result of his service during the Civil War. Ranging from 1878 to 1887, the collection contains correspondence from the Pension Office of the Department of the Interior and affidavits from physicians, fellow soldiers, and acquaintances. Also included are photocopies of a letter sent to Catherine Miller from the National...
Collection — Folder S3379
Scope and Contents This collection includes a program for Patriotic Day, observed on November 5, 1897 in Indiana public schools and held in connection with the 86th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe. Also included is a typewritten historical sketch regarding the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), with information taken from Records of Members of the Grand Army of the Republic by W.H. Ward and "The Grand Army of the Republic," an article by G.S. Merrill that was...
Dates: 1897, undated