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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.

Publication of Frank Malcom letters of 1864-1865, the originals of which are housed in the Special Collections department at the University of Iowa.

James B. Weaver was trained as a lawyer, entered the Civil War as a private and left as a brigadier general, was an attorney general, tax assessor, and newspaper editor in Iowa, was elected to Congress, and was twice a presidential candidate, for the…

Tillie Wise taught school in Pennsylvania and later married Sam Clark.

The military tribunal which tried the conspirators in Lincoln's assassination was convened May 1, 1865 and ran about seven weeks. Many of the commissioners, prosecutors, and reporters' signatures are included in this album.

Bailey, of Epworth, Iowa, was mustered into the 3rd Iowa Infantry, Company A in June 1861 and spent the rest of the year moving around Missouri, engaging in a number of skirmishes. He served as a cook, forager, and clerk of muster rolls.

Bailey, of Epworth, Iowa, was mustered into the 3rd Iowa Infantry, Company A in June 1861. After spending a year with the company in Missouri, they moved south by boat and train in the Spring of 1862 and participated in the battle of Shiloh (which he…

Bailey, of Epworth, Iowa, was mustered into the 3rd Iowa Infantry, Company A in June 1861. In 1863 the company was assigned to Memphis. They took an active part in the siege of Vicksburg, and were part of Sherman's expedition to drive Confederate…