Skip to main content

Isaac D. Landis Collection

Identifier: MSS-4344

Scope and Contents

The Isaac D. Landis collection contains 31 items including casualty reports, rosters, equipment return forms and other military documentation concerning the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry. It also has a farewell address given on July 26, 1865, two copies of a portrait of Landis taken in 1865, and some other papers. Created between November 1864 and September 1865, this collection captures information about the final years of the United States Civil War in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee.


  • 1864-11-14 - 1865-09-25

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Isaac D. Landis (1841-1929) was a United States Civil War veteran and Union soldier enlisted in the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry in 1861 as a corporal to be promoted to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant by 1864. He was honorably discharged in July 1865, with his company. He then returned to his work as a silversmith and jeweler in Pennsylvania.


0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Guide to Isaac D. Landis Collection
Finding aid created by Kendall Hallberg, February 2023.
February 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266