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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcsh: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Original heading: American Civil War, 1861-1865

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Mowrer Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0298
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0846
Abstract

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

Dates: 1861-1865

Florinda Wakefield More papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0652
Abstract

Correspondence from friends, family and her husband, the itinerant minister Thomas More.

Dates: 1853-1891

Frank Malcolm Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0026
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0111
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0080
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0057
Abstract

Correspondence to and from the Second Lieutenant.

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

Giauque Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0110
Abstract

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

Harrison Allspaugh Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0008
Abstract

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

Dates: 1861-1865

Henry Clay Russell Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0546
Abstract

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

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

Horatio Pitcher Civil War Letters and Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC1171
Abstract

This collection is made of up Civil War Letters and Memorabillia relating to Horatio Pitcher.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1850-1879

Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0014
Abstract

These records consist of copies of orders and invoices reflecting military issues such as posting guards, court marshals, and patrolling guerrillas. Most of the orders were issued from Headquarters of the District of Central Missouri.

Dates: 1861-1862

James A. Throop Records

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0076
Abstract

Businessman and proprietor of the Mount Pleasant Free Press. One journal contains Throop's hardware store accounts and recipes kept by Bessie Throop. The other is a record book kept by the Loyal Union League of Henry County, Iowa, 1863-1864, which includes bylaws, meeting minutes, a membership list, etc.

Dates: 1860-1864

James Baird Weaver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0048
Abstract

Populist leader. Weaver's correspondence with his wife; other Weaver family papers. Includes material on Davis Co., Iowa, and experiences in the Civil War.

Dates: 1836-1894; Majority of material found within 1862-1864

James Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0408
Abstract

Civil War naval engineer. Documents concerning his military service on Navy gunboats on the Mississippi River during the Civil War. Also includes materials relating to his mechanical inventions in the late 1880s.

Dates: 1849 - 1903; Majority of material found within 1862-1865

John Anson Nash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0223
Abstract

Baptist clergyman and founder of Des Moines University. Church documents, correspondence, school bonds and contracts, etc.

Dates: 1845-1888

John W. Pratt Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0011
Abstract

Civil War soldier. Relates his feelings and experiences with the 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Wagner Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0002
Abstract

Correspondence to his wife from Camp Strong describing his experiences in the Graybeard regiment.

Dates: 1862

Joseph Franklin Culver Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MsC0373
Abstract

Civil War soldier, lawyer, and banker. Letters about his military service with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, and his life after the war as a lawyer and banker in Illinois and Kansas. Letters Written During the Civil War (Friends of the University of Iowa Library, 1978). These letters were published as Leslie W. Dunlap, editor, Your Affectionate Husband, J.F. Culver: Letters Written During the Civil War (Friends of the University of Iowa Library, 1978).

Dates: 1860-1900; Majority of material found within 1860-1864

Josie Thurston papers

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0514
Abstract

Journalist who worked for the Des Moines Register between 1947 and 1957 and was later a freelance writer.

Dates: 1893-1990