24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Indians of North America--Wars.

  1. Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    2,315 items ; 9 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

  2. Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, 1777-1926

    2,500 items ; 7 containers ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, military papers, and miscellany relating to various members of these allied families from the area of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Includes correspondence of General George Gibson (d. 1861) and the jurist John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853) and papers, 1777-1854, relating to the Revolutionary War service of their father, Colonel George Gibson...

  3. William Henry Harrison papers, 1734-1939

    1,000 items ; 12 containers ; 2.5 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Ohio. Correspondence and military papers, with special emphasis on Indian campaigns and affairs, a letterbook reporting on the War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory, and correspondence regarding Harrison's unsuccessful campaign for the presidency in 1836.

  4. Philip Henry Sheridan papers, 1853-1896

    18,000 items ; 120 containers plus 1 oversize ; 46.4 linear feet ; 104 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, writings, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the army.

  5. California Gold Rush collection, 1849-1900

    30 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, travel journal, and typescripts of notes by various authors who participated in the California Gold Rush.

  6. Louis McLane correspondence, 1795-1894

    600 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Delaware, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence primarily between McLane and members of his family relating to social life in Washington, D.C., his diplomatic duties, and national and congressional politics.

  7. Samuel Peter Heintzelman papers, 1822-1913

    1,500 items ; 11 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.5 linear feet ; 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer. Correspondence, diaries, journals, and military papers detailing Heintzelman’s service in the United States Army from his years at the United States Military Academy through the Civil War. Includes descriptions of activities in Indian wars in Florida, the Southwest, and California, and during the Mexican War.

  8. John J. Pershing papers, 1882-1971

    141,000 items ; 437 containers plus 5 oversize ; 180.6 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, military records, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material documenting Pershing's military career, including as commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

  9. William J. Ghent papers, 1876-1942

    15,000 items ; 48 containers ; 19.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, notes, reports, subject files, photographs, clippings, and printed material relating to Ghent's writings on the West and the socialist movement in the U.S. Includes biographical sketches appearing in the Dictionary of American Biography and articles and book reviews appearing in trade journals. Also includes diaries of Edward Settle...

  10. Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    60 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.