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Turner S. Bailey diary, 1863

Turner S. Bailey diary, 1863

Title

Turner S. Bailey diary, 1863

Description

Bailey, of Epworth, Iowa, was mustered into the 3rd Iowa Infantry, Company A in June 1861. In 1863 the company was assigned to Memphis. They took an active part in the siege of Vicksburg, and were part of Sherman's expedition to drive Confederate troops out of Jackson, Miss. Bailey lost his arm as the result of injuries sustained at Champion Hill, and was discharged for his disability, receiving a gift of $152 from his comrades in gratitude for his service and sacrifice.

Creator

Bailey, Turner S., 1841-1913

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1863
2012-05

Rights

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Relation

Civil War Diaries and Letters; Abraham Lincoln Collection
Civil War Collection
http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/msc/ToMsC950/MsC906/CivilWarCollection.html

Type

Text
Diaries
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Identifier

MsC906
index.cpd
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/cwd/id/24074