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The Resource James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers

James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers

Label
James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers, 1863-1965, 1885, 1977
Title
James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers
Inclusive dates
1863-1965, 1885, 1977
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists of a diary kept by Ellis (1863-1865), a typescript copy of the diary, photocopies of Civil War letters and military papers and Ellis family genealogical materials
Biographical or historical data
James William Ellis was born in Mason County, Kentucky, November 4, 1840. About 1854 the family moved to Hillsboro, Fountain County, Indiana. In August 1862 he mustered into Company H, 72nd Indiana Volunteers -- a part of what was known as the "Wilder Lightening Brigade" which served in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. He mustered out of the army at Nashville, Tennessee, June 26, 1865. Ellis died in Hillsboro, October 10, 1917.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1840-1917
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, James William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ellis, James
  • Ellis, Lucinda
  • Ellis family
  • United States
  • United States
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Hillsboro (Ind.)
  • Fountain County (Ind.)
Label
James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1703_Ellis_James_W_Civil_War_Diary_and_Papers.pdf
Instantiates
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
17538567
Extent
3
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247154167
  • (OCoLC)247154167
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright owner.
Type of unit
folders
Label
James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1703_Ellis_James_W_Civil_War_Diary_and_Papers.pdf
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
17538567
Extent
3
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247154167
  • (OCoLC)247154167
Terms governing use
Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright owner.
Type of unit
folders

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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