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Albertson Family Papers

Identifier: msc0009

Correspondence reflecting pioneer life in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Montana.

Dates: 1856-1876

Andrew F. Davis Papers

Identifier: msc0454

Civil War soldier. Correspondence from Davis (an officer in Co.I, 15th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers) to his wife and daughters. Letters include information on troop morale, slavery, camp life, battles, Copperheads, etc.

Dates: 1879-1891; Majority of material found in 1861-1863

Ann Larimer Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0107

Queen City, Iowa, resident who wrote to her husband while he was serving in the Civil War.

Dates: 1865

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

Bean Family Papers

Identifier: msc0452

Dr. Asa Bean was a physician with 114th Ohio Volunteers during the Civil War. Primarily correspondence between members of the Bean family during Civil War.

Dates: 1833-1962; Majority of material found in 1862-1863

Brown Gibson Family Papers

Identifier: msc0381

Letters, documents, and a booklet on Major Hugh G. Brown.

Dates: 1822-1944; Majority of material found in 1860-1869

Burchard Family papers

Identifier: IWA0800

The family lived in New York state until 1862 when they moved to Illinois before settling in Iowa in 1910. The diaries are from several generations.

Dates: 1861-2003

Byron Farwell Papers

Identifier: msc0502

Author and military historian. Primarily manuscripts including various drafts, galleys, and proofs for eleven of his books. Also contains draftof book reviews, short stories, and articles along with some subject files.

Dates: 1955-1989

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

Catherine Snedeker Hill papers

Identifier: IWA0009

Illinois student who moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

Dates: 1854-1871

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

Civil War Collection

Identifier: MsC0906

Documents having to do with the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1970

Confederate States of America Documents

Identifier: msc0540

A collection of bills, acts, reports and other documents printed by the Confederate States of America government.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

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 in 1862-1865

Dorothy Clark papers

Identifier: IWA0780

Methodist Episcopal deaconess who later worked with the Mahaska County Historical Society to found the Nelson Pioneer Farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Dates: 1850-1994

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

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

Identifier: IWA0298

Correspondence of 19th century Iowa woman includes letters from brother in medical school and Civil War and from sister who raised a family and maintained a farm.

Dates: 1856-1994

Ferdinand Sophus Winslow Letters

Identifier: msc0846

Civil War Letters of Ferdinand Sophus Winslow, 1861-1865.

Dates: 1861-1865

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