Letters and diary, 1861-1863.


Martin, Lambert A., d. 1863. Letters and diary, 1861-1863.

Letters and diary, 1861-1863.

The papers describe the march of Lambert Martin's regiment from Iowa City to Fort Randall, Dakota in November and December 1861, garrison life, a scouting expedition and other details of military life. A photograph and genealogical chart of George Collier Hempstead, whom Martin met in the Fort Randall hospital, are included. There are sketches of Fort LaFromboise and Fort Randall. 64 items.

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