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Captain Edmund Engle Civil War diaries

Label
Captain Edmund Engle Civil War diaries, 1856-1880
Title
Captain Edmund Engle Civil War diaries
Inclusive dates
1856-1880
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains Photostats of muster rolls, a marriage license, and other government papers of Capt. Edmund Engle. Along with the official military documents, the collection also contains four diaries written by Engle. The diaries span from 1864 to 1866 and focuses primarily on his day-to-day activities like marching, encampment, and the general health of other soldiers
Biographical or historical data
Edmund Engle grew up and lived most of his life in Winchester, IN. Engle married Gertrude Bishop on Oct. 15, 1856 in Randolph County. He enlisted into the IN 124th Regiment on Feb. 20, 1864. He left Camp [Berne], Indiana, on March 18, 1864 and headed to Nashville, TN. The IN 124th Regiment marched through Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and the Carolinas during its tour of duty, and was involved in the Battle of Franklin, the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Wise's Fork, and was present at the surrender of Johnston's army. Engle mustered out on Aug. 31, 1865. The total casualty of the IN 124th was 155.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1831-1895
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Engle, Edmund
Language note
Materials are in English
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Engle, Edmund
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • United States
Label
Captain Edmund Engle Civil War diaries
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/533
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2008/07 by Brent Abercrombie
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087572
Extent
1 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Frederick V. Bales, 1986/06/29.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990786718
  • (OCoLC)990786718
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Captain Edmund Engle Civil War diaries
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/533
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2008/07 by Brent Abercrombie
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087572
Extent
1 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Frederick V. Bales, 1986/06/29.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990786718
  • (OCoLC)990786718
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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