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    • I am very happy to learn that my letters have added to your happiness July 28, 2014
      Head Qurs., Co. “A” 129th Regt. Ills. Vols. In the Field Near Atlanta, Georgia July 28th 1864 My Dear Wife Your letter of July 18th was recd. since I last wrote. I am very happy to learn that you enjoy … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • Yours of the 4th and 17th just came to hand July 26, 2014
      [July 26, 1864] Dear Mary Yours of the 4th & 17th just came to hand. Jim Rawlins has just left here, and he says Sammy was sent to the Hospital to-day. I am happy to know that you are so … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • Comparison of Citation Management Software: Free Open Workshop July 24, 2014
      Learn about the basic features of common citation management tools and discover which one is most appropriate for your needs. Class will include brief demonstrations of 4 tools: RefWorks, EndNote, […] Continue reading →
    • New Exhibit in the John Martin Rare Book Room July 24, 2014
      Syphilis and Paul Ehrlich: an Historical Case Study Sahachiro Hata, working in Paul Erlich’s laboratory in 1908, discovered the arsenic compound arsphenamine (later known as Salvarsan), which was the first […] Continue reading →
    • First Edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit July 24, 2014
      July 28th marks the 148th birthday of Beatrix Potter:  illustrator, natural scientist, conservationist, and, of course, world-famous author of  The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Here at the University of Iowa, we are […] Continue reading →
    • All thanks to a kind Father, we are all safe July 24, 2014
      July 24th [1864] Sunday morning. All thanks to a kind Father, we are all safe & well. God has been with us. I saw Bro. John [Murphy] this morning, he is very well; Bro. Sammy was back with the wagons … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • I have had no opportunity to answer fully your letters and shall not be able to do so to-day July 23, 2014
      Head Quarters Co. “A” 129th Regt Ills Vols In The field in front of Atlanta Ga July 23rd 1864 My dear wife I have had no oportunity to answer fully your letters of the 9″ 10″ & 12″ & shall … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • We crossed the river Sunday evening and are now in front of Atlanta July 19, 2014
      Hd. Qrs. Co. “A” 129th Reg. Ills. Vols. In the Field Near Atlanta, Ga., July 19th 1864 My Dear Wife We crossed the river Sunday evening & are now in front of Atlanta.1 I recd. two letters yesterday, dated the 6th … Continue reading → Continue reading →
    • Two Articles on Laboratory Fraud and Government-funded Research July 18, 2014
      First, from the New York Times, an opinion piece titled Crack Down on Scientific Fraudsters that hits particularly close to home: a researcher at Iowa State University faked lab results […] Continue reading →
    • I wrote a short note this forenoon, at which time we had orders to march at 3 o clock July 17, 2014
      Head Qurs. Co. “A” 129th Regt. Ills. Vols. July 17 1864- 2 o clock P.M. My Dear Wife I wrote a short note this forenoon & sent by Alf Huetson to the mail,1 at which time we had orders to march at … Continue reading → Continue reading →
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