Lot Abraham Papers
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Scope and Contents
The papers of Lot Abraham consist of one linear foot of manuscripts dating from 1843-1921. The papers are primarily concerned with his service in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Included are his diaries and military records such as muster rolls, army purchase records, parole lists, etc. Other subject files relate to his civilian life as a farmer and Iowa State senator. There are business papers, family records, and correspondence, as well as diaries kept by both Lot Abraham and his wife, Sarah.
One of the diaries is digizited and can be viewed at the Iowa Digital Library
- Creation: 1843-1921
- Abraham, Lot (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.
1.00 Linear Feet (94 items)
Language of Materials
Correspondence, Civil War diaries, military records, business papers, family papers.
Method of Acquisition
The papers of Lot Abraham were donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by his son, Frank P. Abraham, in 1961.
- United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865) (Organization)
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