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Shelton family papers, 1864-1936

Shelton family papers, 1864-1936

Title

Shelton family papers, 1864-1936

Subject

Description

Diaries of siblings O.C., Mary, and R. Amanda Shelton from the 1860s and a speech written by R. Amanda Shelton in 1911 about her experiences during the Civil War. O.C. Shelton served as an officer in the Iowa Infantry 45th Regiment and died of illness shortly after returning home; his sisters, under the guidance of Annie Wittenmeyer, helped set up "diet kitchens" in Union military hospitals in the South and tended to wounded soldiers.

Creator

Shelton, O. C.; Shelton Mary E.; Shelton, Rhoda Amanda

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1864/1936
2008-10-15

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.

Relation

Civil War Diaries and Letters; Abraham Lincoln Collection
Shelton Family Papers
http://lib.uiowa.edu/collguides/?MSC0007

Type

Text
Diaries; Speeches; Obituaries; Military passes
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Identifier

MSC0007
31858055128080
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/cwd/id/4275