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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 at the Battle of Vicksburg.

Diary details the 1863 wartime experiences of Lot Abraham, farmer and future Iowa state senator, who served in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War.

Diary details the 1864 wartime experiences of Lot Abraham, farmer and future Iowa state senator, who served in the 4th Iowa Cavalry during the Civil War.