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Cyrus Bussey Civil War reminiscences

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0606
Scope and Content This collection consists of one thirty-six page document where Bussey details his exploits as an officer with the Iowa Cavalry. Bussey refers to himself in the third person in this laudatory discussion of his experience with the Army of the Southwest, including his encounters with Colonels Van Dorn, McCulloch, and McIntosh; Generals Osterhaus, Fremont, Steele, Sherman, and Grant; Major William C. Drake, Lt. Col. Frimble, Captain Thomas J. Taylor, Lt. A. H. Griswold and Union spy William...
Dates: circa 1864

Van Zandt Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0213
Abstract The Van Zandt Family papers document the lives and activities of the Van Zandt family of Agency, Iowa. The primary focus of the collection is on Henry C. Van Zandt and his descendants. Born in North Carolina in 1816, Henry and his family moved to Agency, Iowa, in 1848. The collection contains primarily family correspondence, but also includes family photographs, legal correspondence, account ledgers, and diaries. Some of Henry's business correspondence is included and letters from his...
Dates: 1838-1990, undated