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Anson R. Butler Papers

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Identifier: msc0001
Abstract Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1900

Byron McClain Letters

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Identifier: msc0004
Abstract Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1863-1864

California Civil War Diary

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Identifier: msc0079
Abstract Diary of an unknown soldier in Company C, 4th Infantry C.V., who was assigned to a detail guarding a wagon train carrying species to the East.
Dates: 1862-1863

Charles Cady Papers

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Identifier: msc0017
Abstract Civil War soldier from Danville, Iowa. Consists of letters written to his parents and family describing life in the 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Also includes his promotion and discharge papers.
Dates: 1862-1864

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

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Identifier: msc0541
Abstract One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.
Dates: 1864-1865

David James Palmer Papers

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Identifier: msc0438
Abstract Civil War soldier. Typescripts of his Civil War correspondence, describing campaigns, battles, and camp life.
Dates: 1862-1887; 1862-1865

Edward Francis Winslow Papers

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Identifier: msc0424
Abstract Civil War soldier and railroad builder. Memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to his service with the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Also includes reports and papers about the Battle of Brice's Crossroads.
Dates: 1862-1917

Francis McDermott Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0451
Abstract Soldier, 13th Regiment of railway engineers, U.S. Army, in W.W.I. Correspondence, picture postcards, and photographs.
Dates: 1917-1932; 1978

Frank Malcolm Letters

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Identifier: msc0026
Abstract Letters to Malcolm's wife, describing experiences in Georgia and elsewhere with the 7th Regiment of Iowa infantry.
Dates: 1864-1865; 1960

George F. Hall Papers

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Identifier: msc0111
Abstract Civil War soldier from Iowa. Primarily letters written by Lt. George F. Hall of Co. C, 2nd Iowa Infantry Regiment, to his father during the Civil War. They discuss the food and weather, clothing, Copperheads, etc.
Dates: 1861-1864; 1862-1863

George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries

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Identifier: msc0080
Abstract Diaries of a soldier in Company E, 17th Iowa Infantry, who was captured and imprisoned in Sumter Prison, 1864-65.
Dates: 1863-1865

George W. Strong Papers

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Identifier: msc0057
Abstract Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.
Dates: 1862-1908

Giauque Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0110
Abstract Primarily the correspondence of James Giauque, a Civil War soldier who served in the 30th Iowa Infantry. Letters to his brother relate to army life, the siege of Vicksburg, and Copperheads. Also includes letters from his cousin Florian Giauque who served with the 102nd Ohio Volunteers.
Dates: 1861-1880

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

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Identifier: msc0546
Abstract Russell's correspondence to his sister, Mary, of Crawfordsville, Iowa.
Dates: 1861-1902; 1865

Jackson L. Hyde Papers

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Identifier: msc0422
Abstract World War II soldier. Correspondence, medals, scrapbook, and photographs primarily related to his service in the 210th Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored (Tiger) Division, U.S. Army.
Dates: 1915-1976

James Miller Papers

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Identifier: msc0408
Abstract Civil War naval engineer. Documents concerning his military service on Navy gunboats on the Mississippi River during the Civil War. Also includes materials relating to his mechanical inventions in the late 1880s.
Dates: 1849 - 1903

John W. Pratt Diaries Collection

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Identifier: msc0011
Abstract Civil War soldier. Relates his feelings and experiences with the 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Dates: 1862-1865

John Wagner Letters

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Identifier: msc0002
Abstract Correspondence to his wife from Camp Strong describing his experiences in the Graybeard regiment.
Dates: 1862

Joseph Franklin Culver Papers

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Identifier: msc0373
Abstract Civil War soldier, lawyer, and banker. Letters about his military service with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, and his life after the war as a lawyer and banker in Illinois and Kansas. Letters Written During the Civil War (Friends of the University of Iowa Library, 1978). These letters were published as Leslie W. Dunlap, editor, Your Affectionate Husband, J.F. Culver: Letters Written During the Civil War (Friends of the University of Iowa Library, 1978).
Dates: 1860-1900; 1860-1864

Lot Abraham Papers

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Identifier: msc0073
Abstract Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.
Dates: 1842-1921; 1860-1890

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United States Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 102nd (1862-1865) 1
United States Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) 1
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