Civil War diary of Andrew McKay (1862-1864)

Civil War diary of Andrew McKay (1862-1864)
Civil War diary of Andrew McKay (1862-1864)
Andrew McKay

1862-1864

Vault Case MS 10029

Purchased on the Woods Book Fund

Pocket diary of the 37th Iowa regiment known as the "Gray Beard Regiment," an infantry unit formed of healthy older men. The regiment guarded military prisons in Illinois. McKay died of disease at age 65 while in the service.

Acquisition Date: 
2004