Byron McClain letters, 1863-1864

Dublin Core

Title

Byron McClain letters, 1863-1864

Subject

Soldiers; War casualties; Military camps; Prisons; Prisoners of war; Hospital ships; Military hospitals

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

McClain, Byron; McClain, William M.; McClain, R. H.; McClain, Emlin, 1851-1915

United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 2nd(1861-1865); Camp McClelland (Iowa); Rock Island Arsenal (Ill.); Fort Pickeriing (Tenn.)

United States -- Iowa -- Wilton Junction; United States -- Iowa -- Davenport; United States -- Tennessee; United States -- Tennessee -- Memphis; United States -- Missouri -- Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis)

1860-1870

Description

Letters to and from McClain's family, describing his experiences as a Civil War soldier in Tennessee with the Second Regiment of the Iowa Cavalry; includes a letter reporting his death from wounds received in battle.

Creator

McClain, Byron

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1863/1864

2008-10-15

Rights

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