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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-05-08 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 8, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C., seeing President Lincoln in church, his travels, and seeing Confederate prisoners of war.
    • Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; Confederate Prisoners of War; American Civil War; Nan Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan...
    • Photograph of Civil War Union meeting broadside

    • 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.)
    • Photograph of Civil War draft notice banner

    • 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.)
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • 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;...
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • 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.
    • American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry;29th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides; Marshall (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Civil War Generals in Lookout Valley

    • 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
    • Sketch of Civil War battle

    • 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;
    • Sketch of Civil War capture

    • 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.)
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • Civil War broadside advertising enlistment in Michigan's 20th Infantry, emphasizing bounty payments. Posted by C. B. Grant in Ann Arbor.
    • American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Ann Arbor (Mich.)


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