James B. Weaver letters, 1860-1864

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James B. Weaver letters, 1860-1864


Families; Children; Wives; Marriage; Love; Homesickness; Kissing; Soldiers; Military officers; Military camps; Military headquarters; Military cookery; Surrenders; Wages; Correspondence; War casualties; Sick persons; Prayer; Campaigns & battles; Marching

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Military promotions; Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862; Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862

Weaver, James B. (James Baird), 1833-1912; Weaver, Clara Vinson; Robinson, Maud Weaver; Weaver, James B., Jr.; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Kirkwood, Samuel Jordan, 1813-1894

United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1864)

United States -- Iowa -- Bloomfield; United States -- Missouri; United States -- Missouri -- Birds Point; United States -- Kentucky; United States -- Tennessee; United States -- Mississippi



James B. Weaver was trained as a lawyer, entered the Civil War as a private and left as a brigadier general, was an attorney general, tax assessor, and newspaper editor in Iowa, was elected to Congress, and was twice a presidential candidate, for the Greenback and Populist parties.


Weaver, James B. (James Baird), 1833-1912


University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.





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