American Civil War

The Tri-State area played a prominent role in fighting and winning the American Civil War. The war is best told through images and letters.

Articles

Graves of Civil War veterans in Linwood Cemetery - Dubuque.

Graves of Civil War veterans in Linwood Cemetery - Dubuque.

Personal Sketches of Dubuque and the Civil War

Personal Sketches of Dubuque and the Civil War

Audio & Video

Historian John T. Pregler periodically gives lectures in person and on 1370 AM KDTH.  Click on the link(s) below to access a lecture. 

Photographs & Images

LJTP 100.006 - Major General Francis J. Herron

LJTP 100.006 - Major General Francis J. Herron

LJTP 100.007 - Major General Benjamin "the Beast" Butler

LJTP 100.007 - Major General Benjamin "the Beast" Butler

LJTP 100.008 - Major General David Hunter

LJTP 100.008 - Major General David Hunter

LJTP 100.009 - President Abraham Lincoln CDV 2

LJTP 100.009 - President Abraham Lincoln CDV 2

LJTP 100.013 - Abraham Lincoln by Anthony Berger – Embossed - c.1864

LJTP 100.013 - Abraham Lincoln by Anthony Berger – Embossed - c.1864

LJTP 100.016 - Lt. General U.S. Grant by Mathew Brady - c.1864

LJTP 100.016 - Lt. General U.S. Grant by Mathew Brady - c.1864

LJTP 100.017 - Lt. General U.S. Grant by Fred. Gutekunst - 1865

LJTP 100.017 - Lt. General U.S. Grant by Fred. Gutekunst - 1865

LJTP 100.018 - 'Alabama' Jim Sutton, 12th Tennessee Cavalry (Union) - c.1864

LJTP 100.018 - 'Alabama' Jim Sutton, 12th Tennessee Cavalry (Union) - c.1864

LJTP 100.019 - President Lincoln Lithograph - J.D. Fowler - c.1861

LJTP 100.019 - President Lincoln Lithograph - J.D. Fowler - c.1861

LJTP 100.020 - U.S. Rep. William B. Allison by Mathew Brady - 1863

LJTP 100.020 - U.S. Rep. William B. Allison by Mathew Brady - 1863

LJTP 100.021.01 - 2nd Lt John Wright - 10th Iowa Infantry - c.1861

LJTP 100.021.01 - 2nd Lt John Wright - 10th Iowa Infantry - c.1861

LJTP 100.023 - 1st Lieut. Theodore Stimming - 31st Iowa Infantry - 1862

LJTP 100.023 - 1st Lieut. Theodore Stimming - 31st Iowa Infantry - 1862

LJTP 100.024 - Abraham Lincoln collage with those who voted for the 13th Amendment in the U.S. Congress - 1865

LJTP 100.024 - Abraham Lincoln collage with those who voted for the 13th Amendment in the U.S. Congress - 1865

LJTP 100.025 - Civil War Soldier & Wife

LJTP 100.025 - Civil War Soldier & Wife

LJTP 100.026 - General Samuel Curtis - c. 1861

LJTP 100.026 - General Samuel Curtis - c. 1861

LJTP 100.028 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.028 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.029 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.029 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.030 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.030 - Civil War Soldier

LJTP 100.032 - Gen. U.S. Grant and Generals

LJTP 100.032 - Gen. U.S. Grant and Generals

LJTP 100.033 - U.S. Rep. William B. Allison (R-IA) - c.1864

LJTP 100.033 - U.S. Rep. William B. Allison (R-IA) - c.1864

LJTP 100.044 - President Lincoln reading to son Tad - 1864

LJTP 100.044 - President Lincoln reading to son Tad - 1864

LJTP 100.045a - President Lincoln Photogravures - 1861

LJTP 100.045a - President Lincoln Photogravures - 1861

LJTP 100.045b - Mary Todd Lincoln Photogravures - 1861

LJTP 100.045b - Mary Todd Lincoln Photogravures - 1861

LJTP 100.046 - John Wilkes Booth

LJTP 100.046 - John Wilkes Booth

LJTP 100.047 - U.S. Senator Jefferson Davis (D-MS) - c.1858-1860

LJTP 100.047 - U.S. Senator Jefferson Davis (D-MS) - c.1858-1860

LJTP 100.056 - President Lincoln reading to son Tad - 1864

LJTP 100.056 - President Lincoln reading to son Tad - 1864

LJTP 100.060 - President Lincoln – The Union Forever – 1864

LJTP 100.060 - President Lincoln – The Union Forever – Large - 1864

LJTP 100.062 - President Lincoln – The Union Forever – 1864

LJTP 100.062 - President Lincoln – The Union Forever – Medium - 1864

LJTP 100.064 - Abraham Lincoln Engraving of Mathew Brady - 1865

LJTP 100.064 - Abraham Lincoln Engraving of Mathew Brady - 1865

LJTP 100.066 - Abraham Lincoln Memorial CDV - circa 1865

LJTP 100.066 - Abraham Lincoln Memorial CDV - circa 1865

LJTP 100.065 - Francis Jay Herron by S. Root - c.1862

LJTP 100.096 - General Francis J. Herron - circa 1862

Letters & Documents

LJTP 200.003 - U.S. Rep. W.B. Allison to Adj. Gen. N.B. Baker

LJTP 200.003 - U.S. Rep. W.B. Allison to Adj. Gen. N.B. Baker

LJTP 200.006 - U.S. Rep. Wm. Vandever to Charles Aldrich

LJTP 200.006 - U.S. Rep. Wm. Vandever to Charles Aldrich

LJTP 200.007 - Volunteer Enlistment of Lewis Jenson - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.007 - Volunteer Enlistment of Lewis Jenson - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.008 - Volunteer Enlistment of Reuben Kinyon - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.008 - Volunteer Enlistment of Reuben Kinyon - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.009 - Volunteer Enlistment of William Walling - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.009 - Volunteer Enlistment of William Walling - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.010 - Volunteer Enlistment of John Loring - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.010 - Volunteer Enlistment of John Loring - 27th Iowa Inf - 1862

LJTP 200.011 - Discharge Papers of George Pregler – 9th Iowa Infantry - 1864

LJTP 200.011 - Discharge Papers of George Pregler – 9th Iowa Infantry - 1864

LJTP 200.012 - Discharge Papers of George Pregler – 9th Iowa Infantry - 1865

LJTP 200.012 - Discharge Papers of George Pregler – 9th Iowa Infantry - 1865

LJTP 200.013 - Camp Franklin letter - September 14, 1862

LJTP 200.013 - Camp Franklin letter - September 14, 1862

LJTP 200.014 - Charles Paige - Camp Franklin - August 31, 1862

LJTP 200.014 - Charles Paige - Camp Franklin - August 31, 1862

LJTP 200.015 - R.J.O. McGowan - November 13, 1862

LJTP 200.015 - R.J.O. McGowan - November 13, 1862

LJTP 200.016 - Manifold copy of Gen. Sherman's order after Battle of Bentonville - March 22, 1865

LJTP 200.016 - Manifold copy of Gen. Sherman's order after Battle of Bentonville - March 22, 1865

LJTP 200.018 - 27th Iowa Infantry Quartermasters List - Grand Ecore, LA - 1864

LJTP 200.018 - 27th Iowa Infantry Quartermasters List - Grand Ecore, LA - 1864

LJTP 800.015 - General Grant Jo Davies County Monument Certificate - 1865

LJTP 200.036 - 27th Iowa Infantry Quartermasters List - 1864

LJTP 200.037 - Casuality List 2nd Brigade-1st Division - Sept 1864

LJTP 200.040 - 3rd N.Y. Cavalry Quartermaster from 3rd Penn. Artillery - 1865

LJTP 200.041 - 27th Iowa Infantry Quartermasters List - 1864

LJTP 200.042 - 27th Iowa Infantry Quartermasters List - 1864

Newspapers & Periodicals

LJTP 300.001 - Dubuque Daily Times - Feb 14 1863

LJTP 300.001 - Dubuque Daily Times - Feb 14 1863

LJTP 300.005 - January 10, 1863 Dubuque Daily Times

LJTP 300.006 - March 4, 1936 Des Moines Sunday Register

Books

LJTP 600.005 - Prisoner of State - Dennis Mahony - 1862

LJTP 600.006.001 - Civil War Bible of George W. Goldthorp - 1854

LJTP 600.009 - Northern Iowa Sanitary Fair Report - 1864

Misc. Artifacts

LJTP 700.002 - Political Broadside c1864

LJTP 700.002 - Political Broadside c1864

LJTP 700.028 - Prisoner of War Association Ribbon - 1887

LJTP 700.029 - GAR Dubuque Encampment - Henderson Medal - 1907

LJTP 700.030 - GAR Dubuque Encampment Medal - 1891

LJTP 700.031 GAR - Dubuque Rejoices- Henderson - 1899

LJTP 700.032 - 18th Ladies of the GAR Medal - Dept of Iowa - DB Henderson - 1907

LJTP 700.033 - 25th Encampment Medal - Dept of Iowa - 1899

LJTP 700.034 - Annual Reunion Medal - NE Iowa Vet'n Assoc. - 1905

LJTP 700.035 - 27th Encampment Medal - Dept of Iowa - 1901

Stocks, Bonds & Currency

LJTP 400.003 - 7th Wisconsin Regiment Pay Slip

LJTP 400.003 - 7th Wisconsin Regiment Pay Slip