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Joseph E. McReynolds Civil War letter

Call Number: RH MS P796

This Civil War letter from Union Army Private J. [Joseph] E. McReynolds, serving in Company C of Iowa's 18th Infantry Regiment, is written from Clarksville, Arkansas to his parents, living in Ringgold County, Iowa. McReynolds comments on the welfare of other family members serving in Company C, the prevalence of bushwhackers in his vicinity, and his desire to purchase certain real estate from his parents when mustered out of service.

Dates: July 20, 1864

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: Iowa -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: McReynolds, Joseph E., 1843-1931 X