George M. Shearer diary, 1864

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Title

George M. Shearer diary, 1864

Subject

Soldiers

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Andersonville Prison; Camp Lawton (Prison stockade)

Shearer, George M., 1837-1912

United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 17th (1862-1865).

United States -- Iowa -- Ashland

1860-1870

Description

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.

Creator

Shearer, George M., 1837-1912

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1864

2007-10-31

Rights

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