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

During the Civil War, Benton Barracks was an encampment for Union troops and was located in north St. Louis County, 4-5 miles from the City of St. Louis.

Letter intended to solicit contributions to the Southern Iowa Soldiers Fair.

Died in Winneshiek County, Iowa.

Rear Admiral Dahlgren was made Commander of the Washington Navy Yard in 1862 and chief of the Bureau of Ordnance in 1863; in July 1863 he was given command of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron where the massive Dahlgren guns he designed were…

Letters written home from Union soldiers belonging the White family, dating from 1861-1865. The letters are mainly written by Ned and James Howell White from various camps and battlefields of the Civil War back to family members living in southeast…

Tillie Wise taught school in Pennsylvania and later married Sam Clark.

Correspondence among friends, relations, and business acquaintances of the Tillie Wise and Sam Clark families from 1855 to 1923.