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Herman Sturm papers, 1862-1907.

Sturm, Herman. (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1272 (Text) 00000106161243 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 8 items 1 folder.

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General Note: Processing information: Collection processing completed 2007/02 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/10/30 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains information regarding Sturm's service during the Civil War and his funeral announcement.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Herman Sturm Papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, Indiana State Library.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Biographical or Historical Data: Herman Sturm was born March 23, 1831 in Hanover, Germany; he emigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1853, he married Anne Lebbe and had five children. He worked as a civil engineer and chemist before the Civil War. He was commission by Indiana governor Oliver P. Morton as Chief of Ordnance for the State of Indiana. He entered at the rank of captain in 1861 and became Lieutenant Colonel of the 54th Indiana Infantry in 1862. He resigned and became Lieutenant Colonel and Chief of Ordnance in 1864 and was appointed Brigadier General in 1865. He was honorably discharged from the army on January 1, 1866. He worked as an agent for the Republic of Mexico from May 1, 1865-June 31, 1868. Herman Sturm died October 8, 1906.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Indiana > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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