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Corkhill was a Methodist minister, instrumental in the founding of Iowa Wesleyan College and the reformatories in Mitchellville and Eldora, Iowa. Governor Samuel Kirkwood commissioned this account of Corkhill's experiences as a chaplain for the 25th…

Military memoir about the American Civil War, including an account of the siege of Vicksburg and the taking of Jackson, Miss. Episodes 9-10 contain the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.

Papers of Edward Winslow, who mustered into Co. F, 4th Iowa Cavalry in November 1861, as a captain. The 4th Iowa later saw action at the siege of Vicksburg, the taking of Jackson, Mississippi, and the battle of Brice's Cross Roads. Winslow was…

Papers of Edward Winslow, who mustered into Co. F, 4th Iowa Cavalry in November 1861, as a captain. The 4th Iowa later saw action at the siege of Vicksburg, the taking of Jackson, Mississippi, and the battle of Brice's Cross Roads. Winslow was…

Details Civil War army life of Ferdinand Winslow, who, during this time, served as Quartermaster of the Army of the Southwest.

Details army life of Ferdinand Winslow, who served as Quartermaster for the Union Army during the Civil War.

Details Ferdinand Winslow's experiences in the army and as a private citizen during the Civil War.

Concerning attempts to bring dishonor on Grant's name; concerning the lack of appropriations money; concerning personal matters.