Daniel H. Chandler
Daniel H. Chandler
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, May 2013
Daniel Henry Chandler was born about 1829 in New York to Daniel and Asenath (Wheeler) Chandler. He married Ruth A. [maiden name unknown] before 1850, and they had at least eight children. Chandler was a blacksmith, and served in the 5th Indiana Battery Light Artillery from 1861-1864 in that capacity. Chandler died October 25, 1908, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Information found within collection
National Archives and Records Administration. “1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900 U.S. Census.” Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
“Tennessee Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955.” Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Tennessee State Library and Archives. “Certificate of Death.” Ancestry. Accessed June 12, 2013. www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of the handwritten Civil War memoirs of Chandler as well as a letter written to Chandler from his son George detailing George’s visit to the sites of battles in which Chandler participated. Chandler’s memoirs are the basis for History of the Fifth Indiana Battery by D. D. Holm.
Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.
Folder and Item Listing:
1895 George Chandler letter to father Daniel H.
undated Civil War memoirs of Daniel H. Chandler
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1895; undated
Provenance: Purchased 1971
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
MA BA 7-12-2013