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General Sherman letter to John Murray Corse, November 4, 1871
Concerning the recent Chicago fire and Sherman's approaching trip to Europe.
Charles Thomas Ackley letters to his wife, January 1864-March 1865
Details military service where he fought in many battles and participated in Sherman's march through Georgia.
Margaret Strang Corothers family history, 1996
Family history including author's description of her father John Strang's participation in the Civil War in Company K of the 11th Regiment of the Iowa Infantry Volunteers.
War between the states essay, 1861
Nathan Mowrer correspondence to sister Ellen and brother Milton, November 1864-April 1865
Letters describe life in the Union army and medical attention received while hospitalized with typhoid fever in several army hospitals.
Ann Larimer letters to husband John, February - July 1865
Contains details about life in rural Iowa and news about family and friends as well as words of encouragement for husband John.
Jacob Nauman diary, 1864-1865
His Civil War diaries describe his experiences as a soldier in the Union Army at Vicksburg and include maps and drawings.
William J. Palmer letters to brother Thomas, November 1860-May 1861
William lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and Thomas lived in Vinton, Iowa. The letters illustrate their deteriorating relationship brought about by the Civil War.
Account of the Battle of Bull Run, 1861
Henry Clay Russell's Civil War letters, 1861-1865