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Albertson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0009
Abstract Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.
Dates: 1856-1876

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; Majority of material found within 1861-1864

Brown Gibson Family Papers

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Identifier: msc0381
Abstract Letters, documents, and a booklet on Major Hugh G. Brown.
Dates: 1822-1944; 1860s

Byron Farwell Papers

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Identifier: msc0502
Abstract Author and military historian. Primarily manuscripts including various drafts, galleys, and proofs for eleven of his books. Also contains draftof book reviews, short stories, and articles along with some subject files.
Dates: 1955-1989

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

Charles Cady Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Frank Malcolm Letters

 Collection
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

 Collection
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; Majority of material found in 1862-1863

George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: msc0080
Abstract Diaries of a soldier in Company E, 17th Iowa Infantry, who was captured and imprisoned in Sumter Prison, 1864-65.
Dates: 1863-1965

Giauque Family Papers

 Collection
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

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

Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0014
Abstract These records consist of copies of orders and invoices reflecting military issues such as posting guards, court marshals, and patrolling guerrillas. Most of the orders were issued from Headquarters of the District of Central Missouri.
Dates: 1861-1862

James A. Throop Records

 Collection
Identifier: msc0076
Abstract Businessman and proprietor of the Mount Pleasant Free Press. One journal contains Throop's hardware store accounts and recipes kept by Bessie Throop. The other is a record book kept by the Loyal Union League of Henry County, Iowa, 1863-1864, which includes bylaws, meeting minutes, a membership list, etc.
Dates: 1860-1864

James Baird Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0048
Abstract Populist leader. Weaver's correspondence with his wife; other Weaver family papers. Includes material on Davis Co., Iowa, and experiences in the Civil War.
Dates: 1836-1894; Majority of material found in 1862-186

John Anson Nash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0223
Abstract Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc.
Dates: 1845-1888

John W. Pratt Diaries Collection

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

John Wagner Letters

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

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United States Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865), Company A 2
United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1865), Company E 2
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) 2
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 45th (1864) 2
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Albertson family 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.) 1
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Brown, Hugh G., 1835-1901 1
Brown, Mary Gibson, 1798-1877 1
Butler, Anson Rood, 1828-1901 1
Cady, Charles 1
Calkins, Asa Starkweather 1
Calkins, Charles McNeil 1
Calkins, John, Captain, 1785- 1
Camp Alexander Hays (Kan.) 1
Corbin, E. Palmer 1
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa) 1
Des Moines University 1
Farley, Angelina Calkins 1
Farwell, Byron 1
Fedderson, R. T. 1
First Baptist Church (Fort Des Moines, Iowa) 1
Fluent, George 1
Giaugue, Alfred 1
Giauque Family 1
Hall, George F. 1
Hall, Israel 1
Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Loyal Union League (Henry County, Iowa) 1
Malcolm, Frank 1
Malcolm, Lida 1
Mann Family 1
McClain, Byron 1
Mead Family 1
Meyer, Nicholas 1
Miles, Mary E. Russell 1
Nash, John Anson 1
Paisley Family 1
Paisley, Chloe Lippitt, 1839-1925 1
Paisley, John, 1831-1909 1
Paisley, Mabel 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, David James 1
Palmer, Harriet Calkins Catlett 1
Palmer, John E. IV 1
Palmer, John Edgerton, IV 1
Palmer, John Edgerton, V 1
Palmer, Joseph Ward 1
Palmer, Thomas Sharp 1
Palmer, William 1
Pratt, John W. 1
Rigby, William Titus 1
Russell, Henry Clay 1
Russell, Henry Clay, d. 1902 1
Second Iowa Cavalry Veteran Association 1
Shearer, George Marion 1
Shearer, George Marion, 1837-1912 1
Shelton Family 1
Shelton, Mary E. 1
Shelton, O. C., Lieutenant 1
Shelton, Rhoda Amanda 1
Sterns Family 1
Swan, Susan Lippitt 1
Throop, James A. 1
United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 101st (1864-1866) 1
United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 125th (1865-1867) 1
United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 12th (1863-1866) 1
United States Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 62nd 1
United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861- 1865) 1
United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862- 1865), Company A 1
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United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865), Company C 1
United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 30th (1862-1865), Company D 1
United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 51st, Company G 1
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United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 7th (1862-1865) 1
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United States Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865) 1
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United States Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 37th (1864-1865), Company A 1
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1866) 1
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United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865) 1
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United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862- 1865). Company H 1
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United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865) 1
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Wagner, John 1
Warren, Fitz Henry, 1816-1878 1
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