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

W.B. Emmons was a soldier with the 34th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. In his diary, he writes about the Atlanta Campaign, the end of the war, and Lincoln's assassination.

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.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

George M. Shearer fought in the Civil War as a soldier in the 17th Iowa Infantry, Company E. Likeness mentioned in 1863 diary, Feb. 13 and 14.

Wendell D. Wiltsie, a soldier in Company E of the 23rd Michigan Infantry, describes his experiences during the Civil War.

A soldier during the Civil War, Jacob Harrison Allspaugh describes his experiences in the 31st Ohio Infantry. He later lived in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Allspaugh includes a description of his experiences at the Battle of Perryville.

A Civil War soldier from Lyons, Iowa, Joseph Child served in the 26th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry Volunteers, Company K. His diary contains descriptions of the battles leading to the siege of Vicksburg.

George M. Shearer fought in the Civil War as a soldier in the 17th Iowa Infantry, Company E. This diary describes his daily experiences, including his time as a prisoner of war at Andersonville Prison.

George M. Shearer fought in the Civil War as a soldier in the 17th Iowa Infantry, Company E. This diary describes his daily experiences, including his time as a prisoner of war at Andersonville Prison.