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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Bracken family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-344
Scope and Contents This collection includes journals, notebooks, correspondence, professional records, political awards, autographs, genealogies, photographs, video recordings, scrapbooks, and realia from the Bracken family in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1776 to 2010 regarding Bracken family genealogy and Civil War history, Muncie and Delaware County history, Ball Corporation, and the Ball State University Board of Trustees.
Dates: circa 1776-2010

Caldwell, High, and Meeker families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-066
Scope and Contents The Caldwell, Meeker, and High families papers includes correspondence from the Caldwell, Meeker, and High families. The collection is divided into series by family. The Caldwell family papers includes correspondence and documents concerning family and business affairs (1857-1928). The High family papers includes correspondence between Ansen High and his wife Mary during the Civil War (1862). The Meeker family papers includes correspondence from Minor Meeker (1836-1885).
Dates: 1836-1928

Cassady and Nelson families papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-023
Scope and Contents The collection includes information and memorabilia of the Cassady and Nelson families. Included are correspondence, account books, programs, photographs, and obituaries of various family members from 1759 to 1961. Also included are the Civil War letters and diaries and other papers of D.W. (Derastus) Nelson, Louise Nelson’s brother from 1858-1865.
Dates: 1759-1961

Delaware County Civil War records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-280
Scope and Contents This collection includes bounty applications and audit certificates, regiment muster certificates, recruit lists, service records, financial records, veterans' enrollment forms, and other materials from Delaware County, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1906 regarding the history of the Civil War in Delaware County, and, more specifically, the administration of bounties, enlistment of men, and enrollment of veterans during and after the war.
Dates: 1861-1906

Frank A. Bracken Civil War collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPEC-094
Scope and Contents The contents of the Frank A. Bracken Civil War collection reflects Frank Bracken's lifetime passion for history as well as a personal and professional commitment to preserving the past. The collection consists of Civil War research papers and organizational records, photographs, maps, plaques, and realia including Civil War weapons and uniforms. Frank Bracken's great-grandfather, William Holsworth Bracken, was 1st Lieutenant of the Indiana Calvary, Union Company B, 4th Regiment and many of the...
Dates: 1860-2006

Galyean family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-342
Scope and Contents This collection includes journals, photographs, and genealogy records from Galyean Family in Blountsville, Indiana ranging from 1866 to 1987. Elizabeth "Lizzie" C. Bainter Galyean's journal includes Civil War era poetry, ledgers, and census records. The collection also includes a register of the deaths of friends of Sylvia Galyean, as well as publications regarding Galyean family genealogy between 1763-1987. PSC.358 includes two photographs of the farm in Blountsville in the 1950s.
Dates: 1866-1917, circa 1950s, 1987

General William Harrison Kemper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-020
Scope and Contents This collection includes scrapbooks, correspondence, diaries, publications, newspaper clippings and speeches by Dr. Kemper from 1859-1927. The scrapbooks include information on Dr. Kemper’s travels, including trips to Egypt and Europe, from 1905 to 1913. The correspondence series includes letters between Dr. Kemper and Hattie Kemper during and after the Civil War, from 1859 to 1875.
Dates: 1859-1927

Marvin D. Pike Jr. Civil War collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SPEC-105
Scope and Contents This collection includes Civil War/Reconstruction era powder flasks, medals, and ribbons from Marvin D. Pike Jr. of Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from the 1860s to 1930s.
Dates: circa 1860s-1930s

Patricia Taylor newspaper clippings and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-226
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspaper clippings and publications, as well as handwritten notes, collected by local area resident Patricia Taylor, relating to events, people and activities in east central Indiana, Ball State University, wars, history and presidents.

See also PSC 243 for photographs.
Dates: 1919 - 2003

Philander Smith papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-216
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, diary entries, military and genealogical records, and photographs from Philander Smith in Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1863 to 1866 regarding his personal papers and records.
Dates: 1863-1866

Ryan-Stradling-Shirey-Puntenney-Tuhey families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents The collection of family history contains newspaper clippings, funeral notices, a Ryan family publication, a genealogy of the Stradling family, correspondence, and photographs. Most notably, this collection contains the Civil War letters of John D. Stradling, and the personal papers of J. C. Ryan documenting Muncie businesses and relief work in Trebizond, Turkey.
Dates: 1853-1914

Sarah E. McVicker correspondence and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-276
Scope and Contents This collection includes scans of eighteen letters written to Sarah E. McVicker Johnson by her brother, Joseph W. McVicker, and other soldiers from Delaware County during and after the Civil War (1862-1876). PSC 322 includes a scanned photograph of Sarah E. McVicker.
Dates: 1862-1875

Solomon Rice Civil War correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-366
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and other records ranging from 1857 to 1884 relating to the Solomon Rice family of Cass County, Indiana. Most of the letters in this collection were exchanged between Solomon Rice and his wife, Hannah Rice. A smaller portion of the collection includes letters to Mattie Rice from her family and friends. Also includes a photograph of Solomon and Hannah Rice.
Dates: 1857 - 1884