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...
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.