George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries
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Scope and Contents
Photographs of George Marion Shearer and Laban Shearer
This collection consists of three small hand-written diaries, one for each year 1863-1865; transcriptions of these diaries in mimeograph copy; three photographs with one negative; an obituary; an Andersonville Prison survivor's certificate; and correspondence from R. T. Fedderson.
- Creation: 1863-1965
- Shearer, George Marion (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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0.25 Linear Feet
Photographs: George Marion Shearer, Laban Shearer other_unmapped
Language of Materials
Diaries of a soldier in Company E, 17th Iowa Infantry, who was captured and imprisoned in Sumter Prison, 1864-65.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Shearer family.
Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries in part by George Marion Shearer's grandson R.T. Fedderson in 1961.
- Andersonville Prison (Organization)
- Fedderson, R. T. (Person)
- Shearer, George Marion, 1837-1912 (Person)
- United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 17th (1862-1865) Company E (Organization)
- Language of description
- Script of description