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

Moyle, a resident of Hillsboro, Iowa, (Henry Co.), was a member of the 25th Regiment of Iowa Volunteers and participated in the siege of Vicksburg and encounters at Dallas, Georgia. His letters, addressed to his parents, include descriptions of…

Rufus Nelson Merriam served with the 4th Iowa Infantry, Company B.

Samuel Hall was a soldier during the Civil War. He was taken prisoner of war at Gettysburg July 2, 1863.

Sewell Van Alstine describes his experiences as a soldier in the 95th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. Diary contains entries from September 1863 to October 1864. Van Alstine is also featured in the Iowa Authors Collection.

Diaries of siblings O.C., Mary, and R. Amanda Shelton from the 1860s and a speech written by R. Amanda Shelton in 1911 about her experiences during the Civil War. O.C. Shelton served as an officer in the Iowa Infantry 45th Regiment and died of…

Silas B. Silver was a physician in Glenville, Harford County, Maryland, in the mid-nineteenth century.

Includes information on 1st Iowa Cavalry, 1861-1866.

Wartime experiences of Thomas Rescum Sterns, who joined the army in 1862, served with the Wisconsin Volunteers and died in 1863.

Wartime experiences of Thomas Rescum Sterns, who joined the army in 1862, served with the Wisconsin Volunteers and died in 1863.