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John W. Pratt was a soldier in Company A of the 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He enlisted on August 22, 1862, and was mustered out on August 7, 1865. This diary includes short comments about encounters with the rebel…

Wright was a Lieutenant in Company B of the 10th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry during the Civil War. These are letters and documents by which Wright pursues the collection of back pay for the time he was a prisoner of war.

A Civil War soldier from Lyons, Iowa, Joseph Child served in the 26th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry Volunteers, Company K. His diary contains descriptions of the battles leading to the siege of Vicksburg.

Joseph Franklin Culver served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A , first as a lieutenant and later as captain. Culver was engaged in banking, insurance, and the practice of law in Pontiac, Illinois, before the war. After his return…

Joseph Franklin Culver served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A (Aug. 1862-June 1865), first as a lieutenant and later as captain.

Correspondence detailing the experiences of Joseph Franklin Culver, who served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A, from 1862-1865, first as a lieutenant and later as captain.

Correspondence detailing the experiences of Joseph Franklin Culver, who served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A, from 1862-1865, first as a lieutenant and later as captain.

Correspondence detailing the experiences of Joseph Franklin Culver, who served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A, from 1862-1865, first as a lieutenant and later as captain.

Correspondence detailing the experiences of Joseph Franklin Culver, who served with the Illinois 129th Infantry Regiment, Company A, from 1862-1865, first as a lieutenant and later as captain.

Letters written during the Civil War which include references to the siege of Vicksburg and the Atlanta campaign.