Edward F. Winslow papers, September 1862-August 1864

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Title

Edward F. Winslow papers, September 1862-August 1864

Subject

War; Soldiers

United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863

Winslow, Edward Francis, 1837-1914;

United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1861-1865). Company F

United States; United States -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg

1860-1870

Description

Papers of Edward Winslow, who mustered into Co. F, 4th Iowa Cavalry in November 1861, as a captain. The 4th Iowa later saw action at the siege of Vicksburg, the taking of Jackson, Mississippi, and the battle of Brice's Cross Roads. Winslow was promoted to the rank of colonel on July 4, 1863, and given command of the cavalry forces of the XV Corps. In December of 1864, he was brevetted brigadier-general for gallantry in action. After the hostilities ceased, Winslow was put in command of the Atlanta military district. He was discharged from the Army on August 10, 1865.

Creator

Winslow, Edward Francis, 1837-1914;

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1862-09/1864-08

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