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Concerning personal matters, why he calls Mr. Rateman commodore; also including his opinion of Grover Cleveland.

Concerning the recent Chicago fire and Sherman's approaching trip to Europe.

Concerning a letter sent to him by Scott asking for information about the Fourth Iowa Cavalry in the Meridian Expedition.

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.

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.

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.