Robert J. Moyle letters, 1862-1906

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Title

Robert J. Moyle letters, 1862-1906

Subject

War; Campaigns & battles; Military life

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

Moyle, Robert J., 1838-1864

United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1865)

United States; United States -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg; United States -- Georgia -- Dallas; United States -- Iowa-- Hillsboro

1860-1870

Description

Moyle, a resident of Hillsboro, Iowa, (Henry Co.), was a member of the 25th Regiment of Iowa Volunteers and participated in the siege of Vicksburg and encounters at Dallas, Georgia. His letters, addressed to his parents, include descriptions of battles, camps, and the health of the troops. He injured his leg in a barge accident, contracted typhoid fever, and died on June 27, 1864 at Boston Iron Works, Georgia.

Creator

Moyle, Robert J., 1838-1864

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1862/1906

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