MsC 78

Collection Dates: 1863 -- 1865
5 items

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
e-mail: lib-spec@uiowa.edu

Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Biographical and Historical Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Acquisition and Processing Information


Administrative Information

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Biographical Note

Wendell D. Wiltsie was a soldier in the Union Army, 23rd Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company E. He was born to James and Rahcel (Dorn) Wiltsie in Hannibal, New York on October 1, 1835. He and his wife Jennie had only one child, Rose Marie. Wiltise died sometime before July 31, 1929 in Saginaw, Michigan. Wendell had a brother, James, who was killed during the war.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three diaries written by Wiltsie during the Civil War, as well as a typed version of the entries of the first diary from October 1, 1863, to January 8, 1864, and a single diary entry dated December 15, [1864]?.

J. Moeller September 2004

Acquisition and Processing Information

Guide posted to Internet: September 2004


Diary 1: October 1, 1863, to May 31, 1864

Diary 2: June 1, 1864, to December 19, 1864

Diary 3: January 1, 1865, to July 5, 1865

Entry dated December 15, [1864]?

Typed diary entries

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