Marcellus W. Darling letters, 1862-1863

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Title

Marcellus W. Darling letters, 1862-1863

Subject

War; Soldiers; Prisoners of war

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863

Darling, Marcellus W.

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 154th (1862-1865)

United States; United States -- Virginia -- Chancellorsville

1860-1870

Description

Marcellus Warner Darling was a native of New York. He enlisted in Company K, 154th New York Volunteers on September 6, 1862. The 154th saw a great deal of action during the Civil War. Darling was wounded in the battle of Chancellorsville, was subsequently captured and later escaped. While his regiment was fighting at Gettysburg, Darling was hospitalized with typhoid fever. He fought in the battles at Lookout Mountain and Chickamauga, and participated in the taking of Atlanta, Savannah, and Charleston, during General Sherman's march to the sea. After the war, he was a college professor and later a minister in Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Among his children was cartoonist Jay Norwood Darling.

Creator

Darling, Marcellus W.

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1862/1863

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