Elliot, David L.


David L. Elliot
L51, OBC91
1845 – 1910
1 mss box, 1 os folder

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, September 2010

Biographical Note:

Capt. David L. Elliott was born in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1835. Eventually Elliot moved to Salamonie Township, Huntington County, Indiana in 1844. With the outbreak of Civil War, Elliott enlisted into the Union Army on April 18, 1861, and re-enlisted in August 1862. Elliott served in Indiana Co. E. 75th Regiment, under Capt. David Wall. After the war, Elliott married Martha Morrison in 1865. The couple had three children: George, Rufus, and Milton.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains Civil War materials of David L. Elliot. Included are family correspondence, discharge papers, family photos, bible, receipts, distribution rolls, certificates, ribbons of reunions, political campaign badges, and a Civil War diary (1864 – 1865). The collection also contains a history of the Battle of Chickamauga by Capt. J.C. McElroy.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1. 

1. Papers, 1846 – 1910
2. History of Battle of Chickamauga
3. Ribbons of Reunions of 75th Regiment
4. Political Campaign, Badge, Pictures, etc. 1856
5. Civil War Diary, 1864 – 1865 
OBC 91.  Postmaster Certificates

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 5 folders, 1 os folder
Collection Dates: 1845 – 1910
Provenance: Walter Elliott, May 15, 1974
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None