Browse Items (223 total) for Civil War Diaries and Letters

Served with the 36th Infantry, Iowa Volunteers; brother to George Marion Shearer.

Details life in a camp near Vicksburg where she resided with her husband, a surgeon with the 15th Iowa Volunteer Regiment.

Letter intended to solicit contributions to the Southern Iowa Soldiers Fair.

Officer in the 50th Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Diary details the 1863 wartime experiences of Lot Abraham, farmer and future Iowa state senator, who served in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War.

Diary details the 1864 wartime experiences of Lot Abraham, farmer and future Iowa state senator, who served in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War.

James A. Throop ran a hardware business and the Mount Pleasant Free Press, as well as being secretary of the Loyal Union League of Henry County, Iowa in 1864. The Union League supported the United States Sanitary Commission's work during the Civil…

The three Mann brothers of Fremont County, Iowa, were all soldiers in Company A of the 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. Eldest brother, William enlisted on Oct. 2, 1861 at age 34. He was promoted to Veterinary Surgeon on Feb. 10, 1864 and was mustered out…

The three Mann brothers of Fremont County, Iowa, were all soldiers in Company A of the 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. Eldest brother William enlisted on Oct. 2, 1861 at age 34. He was promoted to Veterinary Surgeon on Feb. 10, 1864 and was mustered out…

The three Mann brothers of Fremont County, Iowa, were all soldiers in Company A of the 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. Eldest brother William enlisted on Oct. 2, 1861 at age 34. He was promoted to Veterinary Surgeon on Feb. 10, 1864 and was mustered out…