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Scope and Contents Among these papers, there is a photostatic copy of a communication from Gen. D. H. Cooper to Maj. S. P. Wilson, dated December 5, 1862, Scullyville. Some of the military matters deal with the "scattered Creeks" and Colonel Watie (Stand Watie?). Also listed are two letters dated June, 1863, between John J. Floyd, Judge of the Supreme Court of Georgia, and Thomas Jones, attorney for the mother of Tyre Harris, a conscript under eighteen who was being held captive against the law. Another item of...
Dates: 1861 - 1865
Scope and Contents One of these items is an autobiographical account of Sydney L. Daily's experiences during his enlistment and service. He was sixteen at the time of his enlistment and this account was written with little regard for punctuation, spelling or capitalization. In addition to the original manuscript, there is a typescript.Daily's discharge papers dated 1865 are included with this account as well as a Roster and History of the Fifth Iowa Infantry Volunteers 1897. It was with this group...
Dates: 1865 - 1897