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19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Reenactors collection

Identifier: MSS-196

Scope and Contents

This collection includes newsletters of the 19th Ind. Co. A, The Swamphog Gazette, from 1999 to 2003, as well as a civilian newsletter titled Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts, for those associated with the group who do not portray soldiers, from 1997-1999, and a handbook for reenactors.


  • 1997-2006

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Historical Note

The 19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Reenactors are a Civil War Reenactment group based in Marion, Indiana. The group participates in Civil War reenactments and living histories events around Indiana and the United States. Their focus is on educating its members as well as spectators about the Civil War and the lives of Civil War soldiers.


0.6 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

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This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: 19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Reenactors papers, 1997-2006

Series 2: 19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Reenactors photographs, 1997-2001

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2011/08/29 by Melanie Baugh. EAD finding aid created 2011/08/30 by Melanie Baugh. EAD finding aid revised 2011/08/30 by Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid revised 2013/10/29 by Leslie Nellis.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA