Collection #

SC 2719

 

 

John M. Harlan
Letter, 11 September 1862

Collection Information

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Contents

Cataloging Information

 

 

 

Processed by

Evan Michael Day
6 August 2003

Manuscript and Visual Collections Department
William Henry Smith Memorial Library
Indiana Historical Society
450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3269

www.indianahistory.org

 

COLLECTION INFORMATION

VOLUME OF
COLLECTION:

1 folder

COLLECTION
DATES:

11 September 1862

PROVENANCE:

Walter R. Benjamin, 18 E. 77th, New York, NY.

RESTRICTIONS:

None

COPYRIGHT:

 

REPRODUCTION
RIGHTS:

Permission to reproduce or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Indiana Historical Society.

ALTERNATE
FORMATS:

 

RELATED
HOLDINGS:

 

ACCESSION
NUMBER:

1963.0401

NOTES:

 

BIOGRAPHiCAL SKETCH

John M Harlan was commissioned in the Kentucky 10th Infantry as a colonel on 21 November 1861.  He resigned on 6 April 1863 due to the death of his father.  William E. Ludlow was mustered into the Indiana 10th Infantry as a sergeant on 18 September 1861.  He was promoted to 1st lieutenant and adjutant on 22 June 1862.  He was mustered out on 20 September 1864. 

Oliver P. Morton was the fourteenth governor of Indiana.  He established himself as a “War Governor” because of his strong efforts to support the war, one of which was to allow Indiana residents to apply in the Kentucky army. 

Sources:

Information in collection.

Ancestry Plus (http://www.ancestry.com), accessed 6 August 2003

American Civil War Research Database (http://www.civilwardata.com), accessed 6 August 2003

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection contains one letter from Colonel John M. Harlan to Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton. Harlan expresses briefly that officer William E. Ludlow has been exemplary in conduct and recommends him for any new regiments being formed in Indiana.

CONTENTS

CONTENTS

CONTAINER

Letter, 11 September 1862

Folder 1

CATALOGING INFORMATION

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