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Henry C. Campbell diaries and papers 1862-1864.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0210 (Text) 210001-10065 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, October 2011
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: The collection consists of four booklets, typed pages, by Henry Campbell, and one hand-drawn map of the Battle of Mossy Creek.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Henry C. Campbell diaries and 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: Henry C. Campbell was born in Vermillion County, Indiana, in 1845, to John Paxton and Mary Collett Campbell. John had a store in Crawfordsville. Henry attended Wabash College in Crawfordsville. With the help of Captain Eli Lilly, Henry enlisted as a bugler in July 1862 at the age of 17. He served with Eli Lilly's 18th Indiana Light Artillery Battery. After the war, he was active in the G.A.R. and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He operated the Campbell Brothers dry goods store, after his father's death. At the time of his death, July 22, 1915, Henry was vice president of the First National Bank, 101 South Washington, Crawfordsville. The 1912 city directory lists him with his wife Retta B., living at 201 South Grant Avenue, Crawfordsville.
Ownership and Custodial History: Eli Lilly donated these four items on August 11, 1938.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Mossy Creek, Battle of, Jefferson City, Tenn., 1863.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.

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