Giauque Family Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of the Giauque family date from 1861 to 1880. Comprised of only thirty-eight items, arranged chronologically, most of these are letters written by James and Florian Giauque to Alfred during the Civil War. They describe army life, discuss Copperhead politics, and detail the siege of Vicksburg.
- Creation: 1861-1880
- Giauque Family (Person)
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0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
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.
- United States Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 30th (1862-1865), Company D (Organization)
- Giaugue, Alfred (Person)
- United States Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 102nd (1862-1865) (Organization)
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