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Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials, 1860s
MISC MSS 273
- The Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials collection features a Civil War diary written over the course of several years in the 1860s. This diary was transcribed by intern Cole Nelson upon donation in 2014. The collection also includes Downer's official discharge papers, a copy of Washington & Lincoln Apotheosis artwork, and Downer family genealogy research working papers.
- Collection Title
- Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials
- Date of Materials
- Downer, Simeon L.
- Call Number
- MISC MSS 273
- 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
- Physical Description
- 1 folder
- Language of Materials
- MISC 56
- La Crosse Public Library Archives
[Identification of item], Simeon L. Downer Civil War Era Materials, MISC MSS 273, La Crosse Public Library Archives, La Crosse, WI
La Crosse Public Library Archives 2/4/2014800 Main St.
La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601
Access to Materials
Materials in this collection are available for patron use.
Donated by Carol (Rau) Thurow, Feb. 1, 2014 (Accession no. 2014.024)
Processed by Anita Taylor Doering, Feb. 2014
Controlled Access Headings
- War diaries
- Wisconsin--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Thurow, Carol Rau