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Anson R. Butler Papers

Identifier: MsC0001

Civil War soldier and mayor of DeWitt, Iowa. Letters written to his wife while he was serving with the 26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1900; Majority of material found within 1861-1864

Blanca Vasquez Gaines papers

Identifier: IWA0899

Puerto Rican woman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and trained at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.

Dates: 1944-2009

Byron McClain Letters

Identifier: MsC0004

Letters to McClain's family in Wilton Junction, Iowa, telling of experiences in Tennessee with the 2nd Regiment of Iowa Cavalry.

Dates: 1863-1864

California Civil War Diary

Identifier: MsC0079

Diary of an unknown soldier in Company C, 4th Infantry C.V., who was assigned to a detail guarding a wagon train carrying species to the East.

Dates: 1862-1863

Carl and Laura White papers

Identifier: IWA0904

Letters to Iowa resident Laura Birgen from Carl White who served in the U.S. Army in France during and after World War I.

Dates: 1918-1993

Charles Cady Papers

Identifier: MsC0017

Civil War soldier from Danville, Iowa. Consists of letters written to his parents and family describing life in the 15th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Also includes his promotion and discharge papers.

Dates: 1862-1864

Charles Thomas Ackley Civil War Diaries Collection

Identifier: MsC0541

One hundred and eighteen letters from Charles Thomas Ackley, mostly to his wife in Marble Rock, Iowa. Also included are newspaper clippings, brief biographies of some of the men in the Seventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and historical commentary.

Dates: 1864-1865

Cora Eversmeyer papers

Identifier: IWA0418

The daughter of a German immigrant who was born and raised on a farm in Lee County, Iowa.

Dates: 1848-1950

David James Palmer Papers

Identifier: MsC0438

Civil War soldier. Typescripts of his Civil War correspondence, describing campaigns, battles, and camp life.

Dates: 1862-1887; Majority of material found within 1862-1865

Edith Neal papers

Identifier: IWA0660

Known as the Vietnam Mail Lady, Neal corresponded with servicemen stationed in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.

Dates: 1931-1997

Edward Francis Winslow Papers

Identifier: MsC0424

Civil War soldier and railroad builder. Memoirs, correspondence, clippings, and reports relating to his service with the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War. Also includes reports and papers about the Battle of Brice's Crossroads.

Dates: 1862-1917

Francis McDermott Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0451

Soldier, 13th Regiment of railway engineers, U.S. Army, in W.W.I. Correspondence, picture postcards, and photographs.

Dates: 1917-1932; 1978

Frank Malcolm Letters

Identifier: MsC0026

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

Identifier: MsC0111

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 within 1862-1863

George Marion Shearer Civil War Diaries

Identifier: MsC0080

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

Identifier: MsC0057

Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.

Dates: 1862-1868; Majority of material found within 1862-1865

Giauque Family Papers

Identifier: MsC0110

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

Harriet Adeline Stevens papers

Identifier: IWA0707

Teacher of nutrition education and dietetics; U. S. Army Second Lieutenant who served as a medical hospital dietician at Camp Gordon, Georgia during World War II.

Dates: 1928-1994

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

Identifier: MsC0546

Russell's correspondence to his sister, Mary, of Crawfordsville, Iowa.

Dates: 1861-1902; Majority of material found in 1865

Jackson L. Hyde Papers

Identifier: MsC0422

World War II soldier. Correspondence, medals, scrapbook, and photographs primarily related to his service in the 210th Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored (Tiger) Division, U.S. Army.

Dates: 1915-1976

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