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James A. Pressly diary

Label
James A. Pressly diary, 1865-1880
Title
James A. Pressly diary
Inclusive dates
1865-1880
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a copy of the Civil War diary from James A. Pressly in Marion County, Indiana, in 1865, regarding his service in the 79th Indiana Regiment, as well as copies of Republican campaign tickets indicating Pressly's brother John ran for the position of sheriff of Marion County, Indiana in 1876 and 1880
Biographical or historical data
James Andrew Pressly was born July 29, 1840, in Marion, Indiana to James and Elizabeth (Hamilton) Pressly. He had a brother named John T. Pressly. James Pressly married Anna E. Fletcher on June 23, 1898. He served with the 79th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Pressly died in 1902 in Marion, Indiana. John Pressly was born in Preble County, Ohio on May 7, 1831. He married Mary A. Dunn on June 25, 1855. Pressly was elected sheriff of Marion County, Indiana in the late 1870s and 1880. He died April 27, 1894 in Marion County. Sources: Ancestry.com. Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Accessed August 6, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. U.S. Department of the Interior. National Park Service. "Pressly, James." The Civil War: Soldiers and Sailors Database. Accessed August 6, 2015. http://www.nps.gov/civilwar.Marion County Genealogy Trails. "Biographies." Last updated 2008. Accessed August 6, 2015. http://genealogytrails.com/mo/marion/bios_main.htm.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Indiana
  • Elections
  • Marion County (Ind.)
Label
James A. Pressly diary
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2644
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/11 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
20642495
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949370791
  • (OCoLC)949370791
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.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
James A. Pressly diary
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2644
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/06 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/11 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
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
20642495
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
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.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949370791
  • (OCoLC)949370791
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.
Type of unit
1 folder

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