Alonzo Ferdinand Ickis Diary
Scope and Contents
Diary of experiences with Colorado Volunteers during Civil War, serving in Colorado and New Mexico. Also some Ickis family data.
- October 27, 1861-October 22, 1862, June 4-7, 1863
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Biographical / Historical
Union County, Iowa farmer in Colorado during 1859 gold rush. Quit prospecting to join Colorado Volunteers 1861. Fought in Battle of Valverde (N.M.) 1862. Mustered out of service 1864 and returned to Iowa. In 1899, family moved to Colorado (Wray, then Denver).
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Language of Materials
Diary previously owned by Lynn S. Ickis (son), Denver, Colo.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Fred Rosenstock, 1980.
Existence and Location of Copies
Repository also has as published under title: Bloody trails along the Rio Grande (Denver, Colo. : Old West Pub. Co., 1958).
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- Soldiers -- United States -- Biography. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Valverde, Battle of, 1862. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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