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Diary of Charles Ashmead Schaeffer (1843-1898), chemist, United States Civil War veteran, and president of the University of Iowa, 1887-1898. In this diary, he keeps a nearly-daily record of his life and involvement in the United States government’s Civil War efforts. Description of daily chemical work for the Treasury in Boston, Massachusetts, travel, and military combat in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Entries from Alexandria, Virginia; Washington, District of Columbia; Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Germantown, Harrisburg, and Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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