Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Historical Manuscripts
A letter from Milton W. Shaw, a corporal with the 5th Iowa Volunteers, to his friend Alf Giague in Birmingham, Iowa. Shaw was on board the naval transport Von Phul with Grant's troops who, in early 1863, entered the Yazoo Pass and attempted to reach Yazoo City, Mississippi, by way of north Mississippi rivers.
10 March 1863