Diaries of siblings O.C., Mary, and R. Amanda Shelton from the 1860s and a speech written by R. Amanda Shelton in 1911 about her experiences during the Civil War. O.C. Shelton served as an officer in the Iowa Infantry 45th Regiment and died of…
Holograph and printed copies of correspondence, orders, and invoices of the 1st Iowa Cavalry, mustered into service in Sept. 1861 under the command of Colonel Fitz Henry Warren, sent to Benton Barracks in Saint Louis and then on patrol in Missouri.
Letters to and from McClain's family, describing his experiences as a Civil War soldier in Tennessee with the Second Regiment of the Iowa Cavalry; includes a letter reporting his death from wounds received in battle.
Letters from Beaty to his family recounting his experience as a Union soldier in the 149th Regiment of the Pennsylvania infantry, and letters to his family from his comrades recounting the circumstances of his death and burial.