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

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

Details military service where he fought in many battles and participated in Sherman's march through Georgia.

Family history including author's description of her father John Strang's participation in the Civil War in Company K of the 11th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry Volunteers.

Letters describe life in the Union army and medical attention received while hospitalized with typhoid fever in several army hospitals.

Contains details about life in rural Iowa and news about family and friends as well as words of encouragement for husband John.

His Civil War diaries describe his experiences as a soldier in the Union Army at Vicksburg and include maps and drawings.

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