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Matthies, Charles Leopold, 1824-1868



  • Existence: 1824 - 1868

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Daniel R. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 81
Identifier: MS-SC1416
Scope and Contents Letters to family in Iowa discuss camp life, regimental activities, news of the war, interactions with other regiments and civilians, activity while at New Madrid, Mo. including frequent confiscation from those abetting the Confederacy, and battles at Iuka, Corinth and Vicksburg, Mississippi. Letter, Sept 7, 1861 gives his reasons why he believes Col Wm. Worthington is a "secesh sympathizer" and states that if he leads them into "an engagement I am of the opinion that by accident he will be...
Dates: Created: 1860 - 1864