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Front Page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 27, 1861, with an Illustration of the Battl
The illustration shows the 13th Indiana charging down the road toward Rebel troops. A cannon left behind by the Rebels is off to the side. A log cabin is in the background.
Author(s): Artist accomanying Major-General McClelland's comm

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U.S. Steamer Monticello Shelling the Rebel Troops
In the lower right corner of the lithograph is written "U.S. Steamer Monticello." In the lower left corner "The Rebel Flotilla." The steamer is shelling the Rebel troops as they try to stop the retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment toward Hatteras Lighthouse on October 5, 1861.
Author(s): From a sketch by an officer of the Monticello.

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Personal War Sketches of the Members of Geo. H. Chapman Post No. 209
Bound volume of personal war sketches from members of the G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman Post in Indianapolis. The Civil War veterans recount stories, memories, and details of their service and experiences in the war. Included here are sketches from four soldiers: George Rigler, Virgil Keaton, George Summers, and Isaac Tedrow. The index with the full list of soldiers who provided sketches is also included.,The G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman post was active at least from 1883 to 1913. The post historian initiate
Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Index to the Personal War Sketches (page 1)
List of all of the soldiers who contributed their personal war sketches. The index gives the page number of the sketch along with pages numbers if the soldier has a Supplementary Sketch or is mentioned in a Resolution.,Index

Name War Sketch Supplement Resolutions

Presentation of Book 1
Chapman Gen Geo H 3-4-5

Tedrow I P 7 309-310
Roberts Benj F 8
Mitchell Robt W 9
Heckman William 10
Beard John

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Supplementary War Sketch of Isaac P. Tedrow (page 2)
Second page of the account of Sergeant Isaac P. Tedrow's service and experience in the Civil War.,
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Isaac P Tedrow Continued

slow but sure process inaugurated by John Winder of Richmond and his subordinate but willingtool Henry Wirz the inhuman Heartless relentless commandant ably assisted by Capt Barnett who executed the orders of the commandant with relish only to be found in the fabled Dominier of Hell No wonder; over thirteen thousand brave and true but unfortun

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Personal War Sketch of Virgil D. Keaton
Account of Private Virgil D. Keaton's service and experiences in the Civil War. Keaton enlisted in August 1862 and was discharged in 1865 after the close of the war. Keaton participated in the Atlanta Campaign and acted as a forager for the Train Guard from Atlanta to Savannah.,
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Headquarters
Geo. H. Chapman Post, No. 209
Department of Indiana
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Personal War Sketch
Of
Comrade Virgil D. Keaton
Who was born the ____________________

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Personal War Sketches of the Members of Geo. H. Chapman Post No. 209
Title page to a bound volume of war sketches from members of the G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman Post in Indianapolis. The illustrations on the page show three American flags and an open book.,The G.A.R. Geo. H. Chapman post was active at least from 1883 to 1913. The post historian initiated a project to get a "personal war sketch" from each member, then combined them into an account. The post was named for Brevet Major General George Henry Chapman of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Index to the Personal War Sketches (page 2)
Second page of the index to the personal war sketches.,Hale Bonnerd 92
Seibert Royal S 93
Dom Josiah 94
Fort David P 95
Newton John 96
Tyner Elijah H 97
Dresser Nathaniel 98
Eagle George 99
Hartley James L 100
Lockwood Charles W 102
O’Donnell Hugh 103
Teavebaugh Wm F 101
Allison Wm M 104
Brennan Patrick 347
House Elitha H 105
Collins William H 106
Tuthill Benj 107
Landormia Pa

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Personal War Sketch of George W. Summers
Account of the Civil War service and experiences of Private George W. Summers. He lived in the mountains of East Tennessee and was nearly conscripted into the Confederate Army. He spent three years on the run and was captured twice and shot at several times before reaching the Kentucky line where he then enlisted in the 9th Cavalry. His first battle was the siege of Knoxville.,
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Headquarters
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Department of Indiana
Grand Army of the Republic

Author(s): Grand Army of the Republic. Geo. H. Chapman Post N

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Beem Letter, July 1863 (page 4)

quiet then prevailed until about five in the evening.
At this time, they massed all their forces for a
last bold dash. It seems that every available
man was put in their columns for this desperate
onslaught. The attack was made a little to the
left of our centre, and they came on with tre-
mendous power. The had to pass only open fields
under our artillery which opened with a roar of
thunder upon them, and thinned their ranks,
three times were they repulsed. A

Author(s): Creator not set

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Beem Letter, July 1863 (page 1)
Letter from Captain David Beem to his wife relating details of the battle at Gettysburg. Beem says that the First Army Corps along with a portion of the 11th Corps was badly defeated by the rebels in the first day of fighting before reinforcements arrived. Beem and his men fought as part of the 2nd Corps. Their position was constantly shelled by the enemy. Fighting intensified the following afternoon but the Union Army was able to fend off a massive wave of Confederate soldiers attacking the lef
Author(s): Beem, David Enoch, 1837-1923

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Beem Letter, October 1861 (page 2)

we were on the hill we got into a
skirmish with some of the rebels, and
killed several of them, but lost some of
our men. Afterwards, I and Jess Harrold
with several other boys, come across seven
rebels, whom we took prisoners. I captured
a splendid rifle gun, and a beautiful pistol, which
I took from a rebel officer. The gun and
pistol are worth 40 dollars. One of our com-
pany by the name of Myers was killed by
a cannon ball. I have written an account <

Author(s): Creator not set

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Beem Letter, October 1861 (page 4)

I hope, my love, that this letter will find
you in the enjoyment of good health. I have
no doubt that you will sometimes have
some uneasiness about me, which is
very natural, but I trust that you will
remember that I am in the hands
of my country and providence, and
stand a great many chances of
being safe to one of getting hurt.
I think of you often, and remember
you always in my prayers.
Write soon. I may leave here before
your letters reach me, b

Author(s): Creator not set

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Field of Shiloh Showing the Positions of the Troops about 6 A.M. April 6, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue to show the positions of the Union and Confederate armies. The location of Shiloh Church is marked.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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Map of the Field of Fredericksburg Showing the Positions of the Troops on the Morning of December 13
The map is annotated in red and blue to show the positions of the Union and Confederate armies.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co., Boston

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Map of Eastern Virginia Showing the Positions of the Armies on March 15, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue showing the positions of the Union and Confederate armies and their close proximity to Washington, D.C.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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Map of Part of Virginia Showing the Positions of the Armies on November 10, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue showing the positions of the Union and Confederate armies.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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Neighborhood of Richmond Showing the Positions of the Armies on the Morning of May 31, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue showing the positions of the Union and Confederate armies.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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Shenandoah Valley Showing the Positions of the Armies on May 21, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue to show the positions of the Union and Confederate armies.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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Map of Kentucky and Tennessee Showing the Positions of the Armies on the Morning of February 6, 1862
The map is annotated in red and blue to show the positions of Union and Confederate troops. The headquarters of Generals Halleck, Buell, and Johnston are marked.
Author(s): Drawn and printed by Geo. W. Stadly & Co. Boston

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