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.
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...