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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Original heading: American Civil War, 1861-1865

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Florinda Wakefield More papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0652
Abstract Correspondence from friends, family and her husband, the itinerant minister Thomas More.
Dates: 1853-1891

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

George W. Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0057
Abstract Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.
Dates: 1862-1868; Majority of material found in 1862-1865

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

Harrison Allspaugh Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: msc0008
Abstract Diaries of the Civil War experiences of a member of the 31st Regiment of Ohio Infantry.
Dates: 1861-1865

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

James Miller Papers

 Collection
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 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

Joseph Franklin Culver Papers

 Collection
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

Josie Thurston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.
Dates: 1893-1990

Keyes Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0039
Abstract Mount Vernon, Iowa, family whose papers include photographs, account books, correspondence and civil war diaries.
Dates: 1832-1992

Lot Abraham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0073
Abstract Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.
Dates: 1843-1921

Mann Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0161
Abstract Civil War letters and military records of Asahel Mann, Jr., John Mann, and William Mann, all of whom were members of Co. A, 4th regiment, Iowa Cavalry.
Dates: 1861-1913