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    • Civil War Diary of Celestia Lee Barker, 1863-1904

    • Barker, Celestia Lee, 1846- ; Barker, William B ; Cookery, American -- Midwestern style ; Farm life -- Iowa ; Home economics ; Religious education -- Iowa ; Rural families ; Women in agriculture ; Women teachers -- Iowa ; Iowa -- History -- Civil...
    • The majority of entries were written during the Civil War and describe Lee's work on the family farm, attending religious services, visiting family throughout central Iowa, social activities, and her beaux. She also describes her training to be a...
    • Civil War Diary of Cyrus Bussey, 1864

    • Bussey, Cyrus, 1833-1915 ; United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) ; Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 ; Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
    • Cyrus Bussey details his exploits as an officer with the Iowa Cavalry. Bussey refers to himself in the third person in this laudatory discussion of his experiences in the Army, including his involvement in the Battles of Pea Ridge and Vicksburg, as...
    • Civil War Diary of John W. Chambers, 1863

    • Chambers, John W., 1840-1863 ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861-1865). Company E ; Soldiers -- Iowa -- 19th century -- Diaries ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries ; Iowa -- History -- Civil War,...
    • The diary contains brief entries detailing his experiences in camp, on marches, and at battle, as well as entries made while in the regimental hospital. The final entries recording Chambers' illness and death are written in a different hand. The...
    • Civil War Diary of Charles W. Chapman, 1862-69

    • Chapman, Charles W. fl. 1862-1869 ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865). Company F ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Diaries
    • Charles W. Chapman was a farmer from Grandview, Iowa. He served as a private in Company F of the 19th Infantry Regiment of Iowa Volunteers. [N.B.: the regiment number written on Chapman's diary is the 15th Infantry; however, it appears that he was...
    • Day dresses

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Two day dresses both with fitted bodices and very full skirts. The left dress shows a coordinating bolero jacket over the bodice and long full sleeves. She is wearing a bonnet trimmed with flowers and lace at the back and top. The right dress also...
    • Walking dresses for 3 age groups

    • Clothing and dress; Costume; Fashion; Fashion Plates; Fashion Illustrations
    • Walking dresses for 3 age groups. The woman's dress on the left has a fitted bodice with long, loose sleeves over a white blouse and full skirt. She is also wearing a bonnet decorated with matching fabric and tied with a large ribbon. The young...
    • Civil War Diary of L.Stone Hall, 1864-65

    • Hall, L. Stone ; Soldiers -- United States -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century ; Soldiers -- United States -- Iowa -- Personal narratives ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 ; United States -- Iowa Infantry -- Nineteenth Regiment --...
    • L. Stone Hall was a member of the Iowa Infantry, Nineteenth Regiment, Company C, during the U.S. Civil War. The diary includes brief descriptions of camps, journeys, battles, skirmishes, guarding prisoners and memories and yearnings for home....
    • History of Iowa County, Iowa

    • Iowa County (Iowa) -- History ; Iowa County (Iowa) -- Biography ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Iowa
    • The history of Iowa County, Iowa, containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c., biographical sketches of its citizens, war record of its volunteers in the late rebellion, general and local statistics. Portraits of early settlers and...
    • Mary Newbury Adams letters, 1861-1889

    • Mary Newbury Adams, 1837-1901; Women -- Iowa -- 19th century; Women -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; Women's rights -- United States; Women -- Suffrage -- United States; Feminists -- United States; Adams family; Women -- Societies and...
    • Letters from Mary Newbury Adams (1837-1901) to her sister Frances and brother-in-law John. The letters contain a mixture of family and day-to-day news, with mentions of organizations in which Mary was active.
    • Civil War Diary of James Robertson, 1861 account book & diary

    • Robertson, James, Iowa soldier ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865). Company C ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Diaries
    • James Robertson was a native of Clifton, Iowa, in Louisa County. He was a private in Company C, 8th Iowa Infantry, was taken prisoner at the battle of Shiloh and hospitalized in Nashville, Tennessee's University Hospital. The diary details his...
    • Civil War Diary of James Robertson, 1862

    • Robertson, James, Iowa soldier ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865). Company C ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Diaries
    • James Robertson was a native of Clifton, Iowa, in Louisa County. He was a private in Company C, 8th Iowa Infantry, was taken prisoner at the battle of Shiloh and hospitalized in Nashville, Tennessee's University Hospital. The diary details his...
    • Civil War Diary of James Robertson, 1861-62

    • Robertson, James, Iowa soldier ; United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865). Company C ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives ; Diaries
    • James Robertson was a native of Clifton, Iowa, in Louisa County. He was a private in Company C, 8th Iowa Infantry, was taken prisoner at the battle of Shiloh and hospitalized in Nashville, Tennessee's University Hospital. The diary details his...
    • Civil War Letter of William Vanzant to Henry C. Vanzant, 1862

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 ; Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 ; Soldiers -- United States
    • Letter written to brother and sister describes the Battle of Pea Ridge, fought in Benton County, Arkansas, March 6-8, 1862. He describes the set up of his battery and lists men lost and injured in battle.
    • Civil War Letter of Mather Family member, 1862

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 ; War casualties - United States ; Soldiers -- United States
    • Letter written home to Mother and Mollie from an unnamed soldier who tells what he knows about the last days of a family member Davy who was sick and died while a soldier in the Civil War.
    • Iowa Seed Company Catalog 1906

    • Seeds -- Catalogs and collections ; Nursery stock -- Catalogs and collections ; Horticulture -- Catalogs ; Gardening -- Catalogs ; Flowers -- Catalogs and collections ; Fruit-culture -- Catalogs ; Seed industry and trade -- Iowa -- Des Moines ;...
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