MsC 13


Manuscript Register




Collection Dates:1861

One diary

Shares a box with MsC collections 9 --18

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
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Posted to Internet: June 2002



Acquisition Note: The diary of William F. Goodhue was donated to the University of Iowa Library by Mrs. Sadie Goodhue Porter in 1960.


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Biographical Note

William F. Goodhue, of Brodhead, Wisconsin, served with Company C of the 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He enlisted in 1861, and was stationed around Harpers Ferry, Maryland, for most of that year. His diary, dating from April through December 1861, gives details of camp life, food, and military drills. He also includes some descriptions of the country through which he traveled.

Box List

Civil War Diary, 1861

Digitized diary