Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/02/18 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2018/02/18 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
This collection includes one Civil War diary from I.H.C Royse in ranging from 1862-1863.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
I.H.C. Royse diary, 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:
I.H.C. Royse was a citizen of Macon County, Illinois who volunteered in defense of the Union on August 11, 1862. The "South Macon Company" was organized and mustered into service by Lieutenant Ferd. E. de Courcy of the 13th U.S. Infantry on September 13, 1862. 2nd Lieut. Royse was wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga September 20, 1863 and was transported back north to a hospital on September 24, 1863.Source: material in the collection
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.