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Harrison Allspaugh Diaries Collection

Identifier: MsC0008

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Scope and Contents

Diaries recounting the Civil War experiences of Jacob Harrison Allspaugh of the 31st Ohio Infantry regiment. Primarily describing the war in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia. Allspaugh was a resident of Rock Rapids, Iowa, in his later years. These diaries have been digitized and are availbe for viewing at the Iowa Digital Library.


  • Creation: 1861-1865


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


0.50 Linear Feet

8 Volumes

Language of Materials



Diaries of the Civil War experiences of a member of the 31st Regiment of Ohio Infantry.

Method of Acquisition

This collection was a gift of Lucy Shelton Stewart and Helen S. Claassen, 1954.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5900 (Fax)