This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Second Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.
Newspaper clipping from the New York Herald regarding the status of the Union Army.
American Civil War; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; assassination; John Wilkes Booth; Booth, John Wilkes; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; Grant, Ulysses S.; Ulysses S. Grant; Washington, D.C.;
Letter from Nan Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 19, 1864 through November 21, 1864. In this letter, she discusses Alvin Hank and family news. A newspaper clipping of "Oh No We Never Mention Him" (referring to George McClellan) is also included.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; George McClellan; McClellan, George