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    • Chapman, James A.

    • Portrait of James A. Chapman 1861-1865. Member of the 5th Michigan Cavalry. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Fifth Cavalry Volunteers).
    • Chapman, James A.;James A. Chapman ; American Civil War; Fifth Michigan Cavalry;5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Comte, Victor E.

    • Portrait of Victor E. Comte 1861-1864. Wayne County. Enlisted in company A Second Infantry as Wagoner April 18 1861 at Detroit for 3 years age 28 ... Died at Stanton Hospital Washington D.C. July 11 1864 of wounds received in action. For further...
    • Comte, Victor E.;Victor E. Comte ; Fifth Michigan Cavalry ;5th Michigan Cavalry; saber
    • Ward, Nodiah Case

    • Portrait of Nodiah Case Ward 1862-1864. Farmington. Enlisted in company D Fifth Cavalry Aug. 20 1862 at Northville for 3 years age 32. Mustered Aug. 27 1862. Taken prisoner at Charleston S.C. Sept. 1864. (Descriptive Roll Fifth Cavalry...
    • Ward, Nodiah Case;Nodiah C. Ward; Fifth Michigan Cavalry ; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to the Fifth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, which was raised in the Detroit area and mustered in on 30 August 1862. The Fifth Michigan Cavalry joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make up the Michigan Cavalry...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 69-105: Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt  1864 Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt

    • Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses being under arrest with the Provost Guard, rejoining his regiment, skirmishes, the Battle of the Wilderness, and the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek.
    • American Civil War; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Darwin H. Babbitt; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; prisoners; prison; Provost Guard; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; Battle of Totopotomoy Creek;...
    • Yates, Charles W.

    • Portrait of Charles W. Yates 1862-1865. White Lake. Enlisted in company B Fifth Cavalry Aug. 18 1862 at White Lake for 3 years age 18 ... Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth Kan. June 20 1865. Former residence Romeo Mich. For further description...
    • Yates, Charles W.;Charles W. Yates; Fifth Michigan Cavalry ; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-01-21 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents, dated January 21, 1864. In this letter, he discusses relics, winter quarters (log shanties covered with tents), Confederate deserters talking about starvation on the lines, rations, the weather, the...
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Stevensburg (Va.);looting; camp life; tent; Confederate Army; deserters; food; rations; weather;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-01-28 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents dated January 28, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the weather, Confederate deserters, Union soldiers fighting for the Confederacy, and desiring a package full of supplies (including clothing, books, and...
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Stevensburg (Va.); turncoat; traitor; weather; Confederate Army; deserters; supplies; postal service;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-03-09 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents dated March 9, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, burning down a train station, destroying railroad tracks, firing on Richmond, and an African American spy.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Yorktown (Va.); regimental history; railroad; destruction; Richmond (Va.); African Americans; spy;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-09-18 Letter from Carlton H. Hawks

    • Letter from Carlton Hawks to Samuel A. Babbitt dated September 18, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Darwin Babbitt's capture and reassures his parents that he is not dead.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Carlton H. Hawks; Hawks, Carlton H.; Berryville (Va.); Quartermaster Sergeant; prisoners; Union...
    • Ferry, Noah H.

    • Portrait of Noah H. Ferry 1862-1863. White River. Entered service in company F Fifth Cavalry at organization as Captain Aug. 11 1862 at White River age 31. Commissioned Aug. 14 1862. Mustered Aug. 28 1862. Commissioned Major Dec. 1 1862. ...
    • Ferry, Noah H.;Noah H. Ferry; Fifth Michigan Cavalry;5th Michigan Cavalry

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