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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Wilson, John P.

    • Portrait of John P. Wilson 1862-1863. Pontiac. Entered service in Fifth Cavalry at organization as Surgeon age 34. Commissioned Sept. 2 1862. Mustered Sept. 2 1862. Honorably discharged on account of disability Oct. 23 1863. (Descriptive Roll...
    • Wilson, John P.;John P. Wilson; Fifth Michigan Cavalry;5th Michigan Cavalry; cane
    • 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 69-105: 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  1864-03-09 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  1864-01-28 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  1864-09-18 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...
    • Sabin, Alvin N.

    • Portrait of Alvin N. Sabin 1862-1865. Memphis. Enlisted in company E Fifth Cavalry as First Sergeant Aug. 15 1862 at Detroit for 3 years age 20 ... Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth Kan. June 19 1865. Former residence Detroit Mich. For further...
    • Sabin, Alvin N.;Alvin N. Sabin; Fifth Michigan Cavalry ; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Chapman, Loran Delose

    • Portrait of Loran Delose Chapman. Member of Co. G 5th Michigan Cavalry. 1862-1865.
    • Chapman, Loran Delose ;Loran Delose Chapman; Fifth Michigan Cavalry ; 5th Michigan Cavalry ; American Civil War
    • 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
    • Hastings, Smith H.

    • Portrait of Smith H. Hastings. Enlisted in company C, First Infantry, April 24, 1861, at Coldwater, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., Aug. 7, 1861. Re-entered service in company M, Fifth Cavalry, as First Lieutenant, at...
    • American Civil War; Smith H. Hastings; Hastings, Smith H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Coldwater (Mich.); private; First Lieutenant; commissioned officer; captain; major; lieutenant colonel; colonel; horse;

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