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Collection: Civil War Diaries and Letters
Browse Items (223 total) for Civil War Diaries and Letters
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Rufus Nelson Merriam documents, 1900s?-1996
Rufus Nelson Merriam served with the 4th Iowa Infantry, Company B.
John G. Roller Civil War diary transcript and related correspondence, 1864-1960
George S. Smith diary, 1862-1866
Henry Clay Russell's Civil War letters, 1861-1865
Account of the Battle of Bull Run, 1861
William J. Palmer letters to brother Thomas, November 1860-May 1861
William lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and Thomas lived in Vinton, Iowa. The letters illustrate their deteriorating relationship brought about by the Civil War.
Jacob Nauman diary, 1864-1865
His Civil War diaries describe his experiences as a soldier in the Union Army at Vicksburg and include maps and drawings.
Ann Larimer letters to husband John, February - July 1865
Contains details about life in rural Iowa and news about family and friends as well as words of encouragement for husband John.
Nathan Mowrer correspondence to sister Ellen and brother Milton, November 1864-April 1865
Letters describe life in the Union army and medical attention received while hospitalized with typhoid fever in several army hospitals.
War between the states essay, 1861