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M059 Shaw (Milton W.) Letter

Object Type: Collection
In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection


A letter from Milton W. Shaw, a corporal with the 5th Iowa Volunteers, to his friend Alf Giague in Birmingham, Iowa. Shaw was on board the naval transport Von Phul with Grant's troops who, in early 1863, entered the Yazoo Pass and attempted to reach Yazoo City, Mississippi, by way of north Mississippi rivers.

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