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At War and at Home: Monroe County Timeline 1855-1875

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At War and at Home: Monroe County Timeline 1855-1875


Examine what Bloomington and Monroe County were like before, during, and after the Civil War.

With only one surviving issue of the local newspaper from the era and many personal narratives either lost or scattered, this collection brings together an assortment of original materials that remain for all to share and study online. View letters, diaries, church records, court documents, and more.

The Lilly Library is one of several libraries and archives that contributed materials to the project.

This project is part of the Indiana Memory Digital Library and is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the Library and Services and Technology Act as administered by the Indiana State Library.


Monroe County Public Library
The Lilly Library


Date Added
November 15, 2012
Monroe County Public Library, “At War and at Home: Monroe County Timeline 1855-1875,” The Lilly Library Digital Collections, accessed June 30, 2015,
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