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Letters from Underwood to his wife, Sophie, and two from her to him, while he was an assistant surgeon of the 12th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.

Letters from Underwood to his wife, Sophie, and two from her to him, while he was an assistant surgeon of the 12th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.

Notebook containing an American Civil War narrative of the western theatre, concentrating on the siege of Vicksburg and the preparations for that campaign.

Letters describe life in the Union army and medical attention received while hospitalized with typhoid fever in several army hospitals.

Letters to his father, sister and brother in Albia, Monroe County, Iowa and journal excerpts concerning camp life and activities; containing references to General Sherman, the battle of Shiloh and the siege of Vicksburg.

John Paisley was born in Ohio in 1831 In the Civil War, he served in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, and he was with General Sherman on his march to the sea. In later life he lived in Iowa, Washington, D.C., and Kansas. …

Conard was mustered into Company A of the 135th Regiment of the National Guard of Ohio on May 8, 1864, and left the army in September.

Asahel Mann and his two brothers were soldiers in Company A of the 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. Asahel enlisted in Aug. 1861 at age 18, was taken prisoner on Oct. 11, 1862 in Jones Lane, Ark., and was exchanged and returned to his company on Dec. 1,…

During the Civil War, Benton Barracks was an encampment for Union troops and was located in north St. Louis County, 4-5 miles from the City of St. Louis.