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Collection - Charles William Cathcart Papers (00006)

The collection includes several letters about the Civil War and life as a soldier from Charles' son, James, and his nephew, Will Peabody. The governor appointed James as first lieutenant and regimental quartermaster for Company S and F of the 99th Indiana Infantry on August 27, 1862. He mustered out on June 5, 1865. Will mustered in on August 9, 1862, in Company E of the 4th Indiana Cavalry. He was killed in a skirmish at Rutherford Creek, Tennessee, sometime in 1863. Most letters deal with camp life and duties as well as political activities during the Civil War. Also included is Charles' suggestion to amend the Constitution to give the "boys in the field a vote."
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Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1860-61: “National Democratic Nominations: Our Candidate for Congress,” July 9, 1860
Cathcart Letter: February 1861
Cathcart Letter: February 1861

February 1861
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Cathcart Letter: April 30, 1861
Cathcart Letter: April 30, 1861

April 30, 1861
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Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1860-61: “The Last Speech of Douglas,” June 1861
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1860-61: “The Last Speech of Douglas,” June 1861

June 1861
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Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1860-61: “The Last Illness of Judge Douglas,” between June 3-7, 1861
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1860-61: “The Appeal of the Southern Commissioners,” Lord John Russell’s “Reply,” and “Lord Russel’s Interview with the Southern Commissioners,” August 14, 1861
Cathcart Letter: August 29, 1862
Cathcart Letter: August 29, 1862

August 29, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: September 21, 1862
Cathcart Letter: September 21, 1862

September 21, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: October 17, 1862
Cathcart Letter: October 17, 1862

October 17, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: October 19, 1862
Cathcart Letter: October 19, 1862

October 19, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: October 28, 1862
Cathcart Letter: October 28, 1862

October 28, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: October 31, 1862
Cathcart Letter: October 31, 1862

October 31, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 6, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 6, 1862

November 6, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 8, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 8, 1862

November 8, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 9, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 9, 1862

November 9, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 10, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 10, 1862

November 10, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 11, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 11, 1862

November 11, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 13, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 13, 1862

November 13, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 24, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 24, 1862

November 24, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: November 29, 1862
Cathcart Letter: November 29, 1862

November 29, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: December 12, 1862
Cathcart Letter: December 12, 1862

December 12, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: December 19, 1862
Cathcart Letter: December 19, 1862

December 19, 1862
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Cathcart Letter: January 11, 1863
Cathcart Letter: January 11, 1863

January 11, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: January 15, 1863
Cathcart Letter: January 15, 1863

January 15, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: January 28, 1863
Cathcart Letter: January 28, 1863

January 28, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: February 14, 1863
Cathcart Letter: February 14, 1863

February 14, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: March 31, 1863
Cathcart Letter: March 31, 1863

March 31, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: April 13, 1863
Cathcart Letter: April 13, 1863

April 13, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: Arpil 14, 1863
Cathcart Letter: Arpil 14, 1863
April 14, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: August 5, 1863
Cathcart Letter: August 5, 1863

August 5, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: November 6, 1863
Cathcart Letter: November 6, 1863

November 6, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: November 8, 1863
Cathcart Letter: November 8, 1863

November 8, 1863
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Cathcart Letter: December 1863
Cathcart Letter: December 1863

December 1863
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Cathcart Letter: February 5, 1864
Cathcart Letter: February 5, 1864

February 5, 1864
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Cathcart Letter: March 31, 1864
Cathcart Letter: March 31, 1864

March 31, 1864
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Cathcart Letter: April 21, 1864
Cathcart Letter: April 21, 1864

April 21, 1864
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Cathcart Letter: October 31, 1864
Cathcart Letter: October 31, 1864

October 31, 1864
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Cathcart Letter: List of Men in Civil War Regiments, 1861-1865
Cathcart Letter: List of Men in Civil War Regiments, 1861-1865

1865
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Cathcart Letter: December 20, 1865
Cathcart Letter: December 20, 1865

December 20, 1865
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Cathcart Letter: March 27, 1866
Cathcart Letter: March 27, 1866

March 27, 1866
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Cathcart Letter: April 12, 1866
Cathcart Letter: April 12, 1866

April 12, 1866
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Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: “Congressional Convention, 9<sup>th</sup> District of Indiana,” July 10, 1866
 
Cathcart Letter: September 8, 1866
Cathcart Letter: September 8, 1866

September 8, 1866
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Cathcart Letter: September 12, 1867
Cathcart Letter: September 12, 1867

September 12, 1867
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Cathcart Letter: September 13, 1867
Cathcart Letter: September 13, 1867

September 13, 1867
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Cathcart Letter: September 15, 1867
Cathcart Letter: September 15, 1867

September 15, 1867
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Cathcart Letter: September 29, 1867
Cathcart Letter: September 29, 1867

September 29, 1867
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Cathcart Letter: September 29, 1867 (From C.W. Cathcart)
Cathcart Letter: September 29, 1867 (From C.W. Cathcart)

September 29, 1867
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Cathcart Letter: May 14, 1868
Cathcart Letter: May 14, 1868

May 14, 1868
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Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: “Various articles concerning Republican candidates” June 19, 1868
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: Various articles concerning Indiana Republican Congressional Convention, June 20, 1868
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: “THE INDIANA REPUBLICANS IN COUNCIL!,” July(?) 1868
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: “Waterford Rally,” October 3, 1868
Cathcart Newspaper Clippings, 1865-68: “Waterford Rally,” October 3, 1868

October 3, 1868
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Cathcart Letter: December 26, 1868
Cathcart Letter: December 26, 1868

December 26, 1868
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