Charles Cady letters, 1862-1864

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Charles Cady letters, 1862-1864


Campaigns & battles; Guards; Military camps; Sick persons; Slaves; Soldiers; War casualties; Military officers; Political elections; Voting; Farms; Farmers; Farming; Harvesting; Blockades; Forts & fortifications; Orchards; Rivers; Recruiting & enlistment; Patriotism; Revenge; Religious services; Military retreats; Tents; Carts & wagons; Postal service; Plantations; Prisoners of war; Sawmills; Blacksmiths; Stables; Mud; Inflation; Shooting; Digging; Berries; Nuts

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863; Copperhead movement; Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862; Military promotions

Cady, Charles; Cady, Ebenezer; Sanders, Meredith; Dolittle, Albert Columbus; Hall, Bill; Davis, Ben; Brown, Alexander; Pierce, J. W.; Bonner, Frank; Davis, John; Crocker, Marcellus Monroe, 1830-1865; Hunter, Dave; Foster, Recllus

United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861-1865). Company E; United States. Army. Crocker's Brigade; Burlington hawk-eye

United States -- Illinois -- Cairo; United States -- Iowa -- Danville; United States -- Iowa -- Des Moines County; United States -- Tennessee -- Bolivar; United States -- Tennessee -- Hardeman County; United States -- Mississippi -- Corinth; United States -- Louisiana -- Holmes Plantation; United States -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg; United States -- Mississippi -- Grand Gulf; Chattahoochee River; United States -- Georgia -- Atlanta



The Charles Cady letters were written during his service in the Civil War. Included are the letters he wrote to his parents, brother, and sister living at home in Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa. He discussed army life, talked of casualties and illnesses in the regiment, and deplored Copperhead politcs.


Cady, Charles


University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.





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