Thomas N. McClung Papers
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Processed by: Jill Costill Campbell
Revisions and additions by: Elizabeth M. Wilkinson, 2004

Biographical Note:

Thomas Nathan McClung was born in Indiana in 1845 and resided in Brick Mill, Sullivan County before serving as a soldier during the Civil War in Co. I, 17th Indiana Regiment. He mustered in on 12 June 1861 as a Private and mustered out on 8 August 1865 as a Corporal.

Mr. McClung married Amanda J. Mayfield on January 19, 1867. They had one daughter. When Thomas N. McClung died in 1931 he was the last surviving member of Co. I.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection includes thirty-four letters written by Thomas N. McClung while he was a Union soldier during the Civil War to his family. Also included are three photographs, one news clipping, and a copy of the History of the Seventeenth Indiana: It's Marches and Battles.

Item Listing:

1 Folder:

1861, May 12	Camp Morton, Indianapolis
1861, June 9	Camp Morton, Indianapolis
1861, July 7	Parkersburg, Virginia
1861, Nov. 13	Huttonville, West Virginia
1861, Dec. 4	Camp Buel
1861, Dec.-1862, Feb.	Camp Wickliffe, Kentucky
1862, Mar. 28	Camp Andrew Jackson, Tennessee
1862, May 25	Camp near Corinth, Mississippi
1862, June 5	Camp near Bear Creek, Mississippi
1862, Sept. 13	Bowlinggreen[sic], Kentucky
1862, Dec. 15	Nashville, Tennessee
1863, Jan. 6	Nashville, Tennessee
1863, Feb. 2	Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, Feb. 27	Camp near Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, Mar. 1	Louisville, Kentucky (letter torn)
1863, Mar. 12	Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, Apr. 15	Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, Apr. 30	Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, June 13	Camp near Murfreesboro, Tennessee
1863, Aug. 2	Decherd, Tennessee
1863, Sept. 27	Camp near Chattanooga, Tennessee
1863, Nov. 10	Maysville, Alabama
1863, Dec. 9	Huntsville, Alabama
1864, Apr. 7	Louisville, Kentucky
1864, Apr. 21	Cave City, Kentucky
1864, May 30	Camp near Dalace [sic], Georgia
1864, July 6	Roswell Factory Marietta, Georgia
1864, Aug. 6	Camp near Atlanta, Georgia
1864, Sept. 	Camp in front of Atlanta, Georgia
1864, Nov. 16	Louisville, Kentucky
1864, Dec. 7	Louisville, Kentucky
1865, Jan. 19	Columbia, Tennessee
1865, Feb. 21	Gravelly Springs, Alabama
1865, May 18.	Montgomery, Alabama
1865, July 1	Macon, Pennsylvania
1886	                History of the Seventeenth Indiana: It's Marches and Battles
1931	                Obituary for Thomas N. McClung
1860s	                Thomas N. McClung photograph
1860s	                Unknown McClung photograph 
1928	                Thomas N. McClung and Mary Jane Gray

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