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    • MS 69-124: Ben J. Allen Collection  1863-03 Letter from Giles B. Allen

    • Letter from Giles Allen to his mother, Nancy Allen, not dated. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, traveling via the railroad, Lafourche, Louisiana, his battle experiences at the Battle of Bayou Teche, and burning cotton.
    • American Civil War; Giles B. Allen; Allen, Giles B.; Nancy (Whitlsie) Allen; Allen, Nancy (Whitlsie); Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; regimental history; railroad; Lafourche (La.); health; Battle of Bayou Teche; cotton;...
    • Marvill, Lewis

    • Portrait of Lewis Marvill, 1864-1865. Likely Louis J. Marvill described as follows: Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, Jan. 5, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 36. Mustered Jan. 11, 1864. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability...
    • Marvill, Lewis ;Lewis Marvill; Marvill, Louis J. ;Louis J. Marvill; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Mich.)
    • Sweeney, James L.

    • Portrait of James L. Sweeney, post war, c.1880. (Veteran) Eaton County. Enlisted in company H, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 7, 1861, at Charlotte, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864 at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb....
    • Sweeney, James L. ;James L. Sweeney; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Eaton County (Mich.) ; Charlotte (Mich.)
    • Stark, Henry

    • Portrait of Henry Stark, 1861-1865. Otsego. Entered service in company G, Sixth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 45. Commissioned Aug. 19, 1861. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Commissioned...
    • Stark, Henry ;Henry Stark; American Civil War ; ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; Otsego (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne (Mich.)
    • Draper, Walter P.

    • Portrait of Walter P. Draper, 1863-1865. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, Dec. 29, 1863, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 6, 1864. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., Aug. 20, 1865 (Descriptive Roll Sixth Michigan Volunteers.)
    • Draper, Walter P. ;Walter P. Draper; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Mich.)
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1865-02-28 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated February 28, 1865. In this letter, he discusses the weather, Dauphin Island, draft deserters, courting, and the end of the war.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Fort Gaines (Ala.); weather; Dauphin Island (Ala); draft; draft deserters; courting; Sherman, William...
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1865-03-28 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated March 28, 1865. In this letter, he discusses the weather, rumors concerning the status of various regiments, the draft, and courting.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Fort Gaines (Ala.); weather; draft; draft deserters; courting;
    • MS 69-124: Ben J. Allen Collection  1861-06-26 Letter from Giles B. Allen

    • Letter from Giles B. Allen to his mother, Nancy Allen, dated June 26, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his health, rotten food, and friends from Saline visiting camp.
    • American Civil War; Giles B. Allen; Allen, Giles B.; Nancy (Whitlsie) Allen; Allen, Nancy (Whitlsie); Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Detroit (Mich.); Fort Wayne (Detroit, Mich.); health; illness; food; rations; Saline (Mich.);...
    • Chase, Milton

    • Portrait of Milton Chase, 1861-1865. Battle Creek, Michigan. Enlisted in company A, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 3, 1861, at Battle Creek, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Hospital Steward Jan. 1, 1862. Commissioned Assistant Surgeon, Jan....
    • Chase, Milton ;Milton Chase; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; hospital steward ; assistant surgeon ; Battle Creek (Mich.)
    • MS 69-124: Ben J. Allen Collection  1861-06-28 Letter from Giles B. Allen

    • Letter from Giles Allen to his sister, Lib Allen, dated June 28, 1861. In this letter, he discusses writing letters, his health, camp life, and getting measured for uniforms.
    • American Civil War; Giles B. Allen; Allen, Giles B.; Lib Allen; Allen, Lib; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Detroit (Mich.); Fort Wayne (Detroit, Mich.); mail; health; illness; camp life; soldiering; uniform; Corporal
    • Perkins, Joseph J.

    • Portrait of Joseph J. Perkins, 1864-1865. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, Jan. 12, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Jan. 13, 1864. Corporal Aug. 18, 1864. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., Aug. 20, 1865 (Descriptive Roll...
    • Perkins, Joseph J. ;Joseph J. Perkins; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; Jackson (Mich.)
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1862-09-21 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses receiving a new uniform, the status of his regiment, the brass band, and food.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; New Orleans (La.); clothes; uniform; regimental history; brass band; band; music; food;

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