Photograph of four Civil War illustrations for "The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War" published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc taken in 1962. Images include General Custer, the surrender of the Union Army, a confederate...
American Civil War; Custer, George A.; George A. Custer; cavalry; Ruins; confederate flag; Richard Brooke; Brooke, Richard; J. R. Chapin; Chapin, J. R.
Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
Sign advertising a mass meeting for "The Patriotic Citizens of Tuscola County" on the creation of a full company of Civil War soldiers. Speakers are E.H. Thomson, J.D. Lewis, Esq., and B.W. Huston, Jr. as enlistment officer. Posted July 28, 1862 at...
American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Addresses essays lectures; Broadsides; Thomson, E. H. (Edward H.), 1810-1886; Lewis, J. D.; Tuscola County (Mich.); Vassar (Mich.)
Patriotic recruitment broadside advertising an "Excursion Party for the Sunny South!" and warning that the Draft will be instituted if quota is not reached. Posted at Battle Creek, Michigan by Captain C. Byington and Lieutenant J. G. Smith,...
American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Byington, Cyrus, 1793-1868 ;Cyrus Byington; Smith, J. G. ;J.G. Smith; Battle Creek (Mich.)
Mounted photograph of a pond with some men standing in it, staring toward the ruins of a cotton mill. Caption reads "Ruins of Cotton Mill near Alisonia, Tenn. Presented to State Military Museum by C. M. Lum 10th Mich Infty."
American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Lakes & ponds; Mills; Ruins; Alisonia (Tenn.)
Photograph of First Michigan Infantry soldiers posing in front of a partially-underground building, Sally Port and guard house, at Fort Wayne. Some soldiers posing with bayonets. Photographer is noted as J. J. Bardwell of Detroit, and date is May...
American Civil War; Soldiers; First Michigan Infantry;1st Michigan Infantry; Forts & fortifications; Fort Wayne (Detroit, Mich.)
Civil War enlistment banner for Twenty-third Michigan Infantry, posted by O. L. Spaulding in March 1864, Corunna and St. Johns, Michigan. Includes text "Rally round the flag, boys!" and insignia reading "The Union Forever."
American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Twenty-third Michigan Infantry;23rd Michigan Infantry; Spaulding, Oliver Lyman; Broadsides; Corunna (Mich.); St. Johns (Mich.)
Photograph of a banner advertising a "Republican Union meeting!" to be held in Adrian, Michigan, featuring Republican nominee for Governor, H. H. Crapo. Poster also shows "The Union Forever" eagle insignia.
American Civil War; Addresses, essays, lectures; Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869; Signs (Notices); Adrian (Mich.)
Civil War Provost Marshal's Office notice for FIrst Congressional District of Michigan, with list of names of men liable for military service. Posted by Mark Flanagan, Provost Marshal; Henry F. Kellogg, Commissioner; George Landon, Surgeon; on...
American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Draft; Broadsides; Detroit (Mich.)
Civil War broadside advertising for enlistment in Michigan's Twenty-ninth Infantry, with the text "Rally, Boys, Rally for the Flag! And Avoid the Draft." Posted August 3, 1864, by N. J. Frink in Marshall, Michigan.
Photograph of several Generals and military officers standing casually in front of a few cabins. Note on the back of the photo says "Lookout Valley winter of 1863-'64; 1. General Geary 2. General Butterfield 3. General Hooker 4. General Le Duc."
American Civil War; Military personnel; Military camps; Photography
Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;
Original caption reads "Capture of Petersburg, Virginia - the Second Michigan raising the stars and stripes over the custom-house, April 3, 1865." Also: "Sketched by Andrew McCallum." Sketch shows soldiers marching through streets and flag raised...
American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Second Michigan Infantry; Confiscations; Military personnel; Flags; Sketches; McCallum, Andrew; Petersburg (Va.)