Marcellus Warner Darling Papers
The papers of Marcellus W. Darling are comprised of seventy-eight items dating from 1862 to 1911. The majority of the papers relate to his service in Company K, 154th New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Included are approximately forty letters that he wrote home during the war, and a diary from 1864. The rest of the collection is made up of memoirs, genealogical data, and a book of quotes and sayings by Marcellus Darling.
- 1862 -1865
- Darling, Marcellus Warner (Person)
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0.50 linear feet
Civil War soldier, Congregational minister, and father of Jay Norwood Darling. Consists primarily of letters, a diary, and memoirs of his service in Company K, 154th New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
Method of Acquisition
This collection was donated to the University of Iowa by Darling's son, Jay N. (Ding) Darling in 1949.
- Atlanta Campaign, 1864
- Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863
- Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863
- Civil War
- Clergy and the Church
- Congregational churches
- Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
- Personal narratives
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States -- New York
- United States -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- United States Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 154th (1861-1865), Company K
- Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863
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