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Seely Jayne papers 1861-1862, 1889

Jayne, Seely, 1836-1836?-1862 creator (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0716 (Text) 716001-100064 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/01/11 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes letters from Seely Jayne to his wife Charlotte "Lottie" Jayne during his enlistment in the Union army ranging from 1861 to 1862. There is also a letter to his daughter, Ida M. (Jayne) Weaver to the War Department regarding her father's death during the Civil War on January 26, 1889, a tintype photograph of Seely Jayne, and two lyrics sheets with patriotic songs.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Seely Jayne papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: 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.
Biographical or Historical Data: Seely Jayne, born about 1836, lived near North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana. Jayne married Charlotte (Lottie) Mahan on 1858. They had one daughter, Ida (1860-1943). Jayne enlisted as a private in Company B, 6th Indiana Regiment, serving in Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi in 1861 and 1862 He was killed in action at the Battle of Stones River (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) on December 31, 1862. His daughter, Ida, married John L. Weaver in Jennings County, Indiana on February 4, 1880. Sources:Items in the collection.Ancestry.com. "Ida M. Jayne." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed January 11, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "Seely Jayne." Indiana, Civil War Soldier Database Index, 1861-1865. Accessed January 11, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "Seely Jayne." U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Accessed January 11, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com. Ancestry.com. "Seely Jayne." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed January 11, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as donation by Mrs. L.W. Gardner on 1960/05/24.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865)
Patriotic music.
Songs.
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863.
Jennings County (Ind.)
North Vernon (Ind.)
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Military life.
Genre: Correspondence
Photographs

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