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Suzanne, an Des Moines native, now lives in Minneapolis. Her work has been shown at Premier Gallery, Gallery 96 Art Center, the Minneapolis Insitute of Arts, as well as at several other venues in the Midwest. She also serves on the board of the…

Wilkerson, a young farmer in Hamburg, Iowa, was drafted into the 13th Iowa Infantry, Company C; he left behind his pregnant wife Sarahett to run the farm. He traveled by his estimate more than 5,000 miles to seven states and the District of Columbia…

Goodhue, of Brodhead, Wis., served with Company C of the 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, enlisting in 1861. He was stationed around Harper's Ferry, Md. for most of that year.

William lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and Thomas lived in Vinton, Iowa. The letters illustrate their deteriorating relationship brought about by the Civil War.

Diary detailing army life in 1863 for Civil War soldier William Titus Rigby of the 24th Iowa Infantry Regiment, Company B. In 1863 he was also involved with the Vicksburg campaign.

Diary detailing army life in 1863 for Civil War soldier William Titus Rigby of the 24th Iowa Infantry Regiment, Company B. In 1863 he was also involved with the Vicksburg campaign.

Diary detailing army life in 1863 for Civil War soldier William Titus Rigby of the 24th Iowa Infantry Regiment, Company B.

Journal detailing army life in 1863 for Civil War soldier William Titus Rigby of the 24th Iowa Infantry Regiment, Company B. In 1863 he was also involved with the Vicksburg campaign.

William Titus Rigby served in the Civil War as a second lieutenant in the 24th Iowa Infantry, Company B. Later he attained the rank of captain. He was involved in the Coldwater Expedition and the Vicksburg campaign. After the war he attended Cornell…