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Correspondence details the 1864 wartime experiences of James Mead, who joined the army in 1862 and served in both the Iowa Infantry Volunteers and the U.S. Colored Volunteer Infantry.

Correspondence details the 1865 wartime experiences of James Mead, who joined the army in 1862 and served in both the Iowa Infantry Volunteers and the U.S. Colored Volunteer Infantry.

Includes ledger kept by Emanuel Mericle from 1863 to 1865 and five letters written by Martin Mericle to his brothers while he served with the 114th Ohio Infantry Regiment in the Civil War.

Letters from Beaty to his family recounting his experience as a Union soldier in the 149th Regiment of the Pennsylvania infantry.

Letters from Beaty to his family recounting his experience as a Union soldier in the 149th Regiment of the Pennsylvania infantry, and letters to his family from his comrades recounting the circumstances of his death and burial.

Rear Admiral Dahlgren was made Commander of the Washington Navy Yard in 1862 and chief of the Bureau of Ordnance in 1863; in July 1863 he was given command of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron where the massive Dahlgren guns he designed were…

Muster rolls are a register of the officers and men in a military unit or ship's company.

Muster rolls are a register of the officers and men in a military unit or ship's company.

Muster rolls are a register of the officers and men in a military unit or ship's company.

Myron Owen served with the 8th New York Cavalry Regiment and joined the Army of the Potomac. He served the quartermaster, managing supplies of forage for the horses. He was present at the battles of Harper's Ferry, Antietam, Chancellorsville and Rich…