Davis Civil War Letters

collection

Davis, George Berry

Campus:
California State University, Bakersfield
Library:
Walter B. Stern Library
Subject(s):
George Berry Davis Civil War Letters Collection
Description:
George Berry Davis was a private in Company F of the 4th Regiment in the Iowa Infantry in the American Civil War. As revealed in many letters that he wrote to his wife Catharine from the fields and camps, Davis experienced a number of battles, hardships, and injuries. Perhaps the most significant aspect of his time of service for the Union, however, was when he was captured and sent to the infamous Andersonville prison.
Dates covered:
1863
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
1 linear feet (2 flat-storage document boxes and one framed portrait)
For more information:
Additional Information
Citation Sample:
Davis, George Berry. Civil War Letters. Special Collections, Walter W. Stiern Library, California State University, Bakersfield.
Collection policy:
Online access to letters is unrestricted