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United States -- Armed Forces

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Ackerman Civil War Correspondence

Identifier: A0006
Scope and Contents

Letters of Richard Ackerman to his parents in New Brunswick, New Jersey, include accounts of the affairs of the regiment while serving in Virginia and Baltimore. Letter dated June 11, [1861], contains a description of the engagement at Big Bethel, Virginia. Letters also contain descriptions of marches and fighting during the Peninsular Campaign; and information on camp life and diet.

Dates: 1861-1862

William L. Ahrens Military Papers

Identifier: A3106
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of U.S. Army documents arranged chronologically issued to William L. Ahrens. The documents include an immunization register dated 1941 to 1944, a 13 July 1945 communication regarding high standard rating in Ahrens’ regiment at Fort McClellan, and discharge papers which include a summary of his military career and a Selective Service notice of classification showing Ahrens’ discharge status.

Dates: 1941-1945

David Allan, Jr., Letters

Identifier: A0017
Scope and Contents The David Allan, Jr., Letters include letters written by Allan from Cape Girardeau and Patterson, Missouri, dated October to December 1862, which briefly describe conditions in southeast Missouri; letters written from Woodville, Alabama, dated January to March 1864; letters written from near Atlanta, dated July to August 1864, including brief accounts of the battles of Atlanta and Ezra Chapel; and account of the Grand Review in Washington, D.C. The collection also includes one letter from...
Dates: 1862-1865

Allen-Rodgers Family Papers

Identifier: A0021
Scope and Contents

The Allen-Rodgers Family Papers consist of correspondence and business papers of Thomas Allen and his family, as well as correspondence and G.A.R. papers of Thomas Rodgers.

Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1871-1889

Henry Almstedt Papers

Identifier: A0022
Scope and Contents Collection contains commission and appointments of Henry Almstedt and papers relating to the service of the 1st United States Reserve Corps (3 months) and the 2nd Missouri Light Artillery. Includes letter of William R. Martin to Captain T. Rohe, dated Martinsburgh, Missouri, July 29, 1861, regarding the discovery of the bodies of Benjamin Sharp and Lieutenant Jager; two letters of Joseph Weydemeyer to Almstedt, dated October 3, 1862, and to General Schofield, dated June 3, 1863, regarding...
Dates: 1846-1939; Majority of material found within 1861-1884

American Expeditionary Force, 35th Division, 138th Infantry, Company I, Records

Identifier: A0029
Scope and Contents Among the materials in this collection are a reminiscence, a biography, company histories, minutes, reunion announcements and reports, general and specialized membership lists, correspondence, press clippings (all of which have been photocopied), bills and receipts, and assorted printed materials, including programs, tickets and invitations, cemetery maps, commemoratives, and a song. The Active Duty Series includes two...
Dates: 1917-1976

Badger Family Papers

Identifier: A0073
Scope and Contents Collection contains material of the St. Louis-based Badger family, including letters of Capt. Alexander Badger, Sr. and Jr.; newsclippings; bonds; steamboat memoranda; a pilot certificate issued to William H. Cable in 1852; envelopes of Wells Fargo and Overland Mail; cards of steamboat Magnolia and a timetable of St. Louis railroads and steamships; material concerning the Badger, Cable and Cayton families; two Missouri defense bonds issued in 186-; and several letters...
Dates: 1852-1950

Bartlett Family Papers

Identifier: A1975
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an 1860 diary to the Pikes Peak gold rush region; memoirs of Aurelius T. Bartlett, dated March 20, 1890, describing his Civil War service; official papers relating to Bartlett’s Civil War service; and other Bartlett family papers.

Dates: 1860-1957

Daniel Bissell Papers

Identifier: A0127
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original and photostatic copies of correspondence, vouchers, clippings, receipts, deeds, and Lieutenant Bissell's General Order books, 1792-1795. The collection includes a series of letters from the United States War Department relating to Bissell's involvement in the building of the cantonment of Bellefontaine in 1805 and correspondence between Daniel Bissell and Secretary of War Henry Dearborn concerning the whereabouts of Aaron Burr; the War of 1812; the council...
Dates: 1770-1962

William Blue Papers

Identifier: A3070
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the 136-page diary (1918-1919) of William Blue that describes his military service in France in World War I and his return to the United States. Collection also includes genealogy materials on the Blue and Mapp families, newspaper clippings regarding William Blue, and Blue’s appointment as assistant band leader in the 350th Field Artillery.

Dates: 1898-1932