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Cyrus F. Boyd Diary Finding Aid
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TitleCyrus F. Boyd Diary Finding Aid
AbstractBoyd's three-volume diary details his Civil War experiences, with the last volume continuing for some years after the war. The first diary (July 2, 1862, to February 15, 1863) is of the 15th Iowa Infantry and references the Army of the Tennessee, Battle of Corinth, as well as other action in Tennessee and Mississippi. The second diary dates from February 16, 1863, to July 30, 1863, when Boyd was a first lieutenant in the 34th Iowa Infantry, Company B. Locations include Missouri, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The third diary dates from August 24, 1864, with October 1883 as the last entry date. Boyd is still a member of the 34th Iowa Infantry. Locations include Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Iowa. Items after the war entries include accounts of his life, mentioning his marriage, children, work, etc.
AuthorCyrus F. Boyd
Date1862-1883 (bulk 1862-1864)
LocationSC15-3
Local SubjectBoyd, Cyrus F.
Civil War
Regimental Histories
Item TypeFinding Aid
Item ID108194
CONTENTdm number37044
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