United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Dropfiles containing clippings, offprints, newsletters, and ephemera concerning the Civil War, and specifically the Irish Brigade, the Holy Cross Fathers as chaplains during the war, and the Holy Cross Sisters and other nuns and sisters who served as nurses during the war; also books, many of them published in the nineteenth century, and many with illustrations, concerning the Civil War. Also related photographs and objects.
A Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.
A manuscript diary maintained by Confederate States Pvt. H. H. Wiseman, Co. B, 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, recounting Wiseman's experiences in Union prison camps at Governors Island and Elmira, New York in 1864-1865.
Consists of 11 letters (October 1864 to March 1866) written by the Newark, Ohio printer and pro-war Republican James Parkison. All are directed to his brother William, who for most of the correspondence was serving with the Union army in Tennessee.
Five letters to Finotti (1855-1877), among them one concerning the exhumation of Bishop Frederic Baraga, one concerning the Society of California Pioneers, and one concerning the school question; and scrapbooks of political cartoons, including caricatures of Jefferson Davis, and newspaper clippings on the Civil War, popular poetry, and Catholicism.
Correspondence, notes, and copies of official documents concerning the genealogy of Orville T. Chamberlain, including a Chamberlain letter to James Edwards (25 October 1898) discussing Notre Dame's participation in the Civil War and a copy of the guide to the Chamberlain Family Papers in the Indiana Historical Society Library.
Photostats of Gillen's service record, 1861-1865, records of his experiences and sales as a book agent, account books and records of land transactions in Iowa, and biographical information in manuscripts dating from 1973.
The company's record of General and Special Orders, i.e. orders pertaining to the company in general or to individual members of it.