Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir Undated van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob

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Jacob van Zwaluwenburg memoir Undated van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob

Jacob van Zwaluwenburg's memoir contains a discussion of his experiences during the Civil War along with an account of his childhood in the Netherlands and America.

69 pages

eng,

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van Zwaluwenburg, Jacob, b. 1843 Rank : Private Regiment : United States. Army--Infantry Regiment, 16th Service : 1861 May-1865 Born on January 16, 1843, in Elburg, Netherlands, Jacob van Zwaluwenburg emigrated to America with his family in 1850 to avoid the military conscription of his elder brother. Shortly after settling in western Michigan, his father contracted typhoid and died, and the family was split and spread out over the sta...