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James W. Ellis civil war diary and papers 1863-1965, 1885, 1977.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1703 (Text) 00000106178676 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 3 folders

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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.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
James William Ellis Papers, Manuscript Section, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library.
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Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright owner.
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.
Subject: Ellis, James, 1840-1917 > Diaries.
Ellis, Lucinda.
Ellis family.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 72nd (1862-1865)
United States. Army > Military life.
Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Regimental histories.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
Hillsboro (Ind.)
Fountain County (Ind.)

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