Letter from William Barnard to Stephan A. Bernard dated September 7, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Fort Lyon, the status of his regiment, his expected promotion, and finances.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Fort Lyon (Va.); Alexandria (Va.); Sergeant; regimental history; promotion; finances;
Letter from Charles Smith to his mother, not dated. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Antietam and his comrades.
American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fairfax (Va.); Alexandria (Va.); hospital; private; Battle of Antietam; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; religion;
Photocopy of a sketch from Harper's Weekly, June 15, 1861. Caption reads "Advance of the federal troops (Michigan regiment and Sherman's battery) into Alexandria, May 24." Shows soldiers marching on foot and horesback along a road adjacent to farms.
Letter from George H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated April 15, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the death of William H.H. Cook, his regiment's movements, the weather, and family news.
American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Alexandria (Va.); William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; death; regimental history; weather;