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Daniel H. Chandler collection 1895, undated

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0248 (Text) 00000106657745 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 0.02 Cubic feet 2 folders

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in May 2013 by Jamie Dunn. EAD finding aid created 2017/10/05 by Bethany Fiechter.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of the handwritten Civil War memoirs of Chandler as well as a letter written to Chandler from his son George detailing George⁰́₉s visit to the sites of battles in which Chandler participated. Chandler⁰́₉s memoirs are the basis for "History of the Fifth Indiana Battery" by D. D. Holm.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Daniel H. Chandler collection, 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:
Daniel Henry Chandler was born about 1829 in New York to Daniel and Asenath (Wheeler) Chandler. He married Ruth A. [maiden name unknown] before 1850, and they had at least eight children. Chandler was a blacksmith, and served in the 5th Indiana Battery Light Artillery from 1861-1864 in that capacity. Chandler died October 25, 1908, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Sources: Information found within collectionNational Archives and Records Administration. "1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 U.S. Census." Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.⁰́₋Tennessee "Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955." Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.Tennessee State Library and Archives. "Certificate of Death." Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was purchased by Rare Books and Manuscripts in 1971.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Chandler, George.
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 5th.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.

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