Letter from Christian Bush to his father, Christian Bush, dated March 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses illnesses in his company, his sentiments about abolitionists and slavery, and community news.
American Civil War; Bush, Christian; Christian Bush; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Washington, D.C.; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; illness; abolitionists; slavery; African Americans;
Babcock, Charles S | 1; Madiman, Samuel | 2; Curtis, Wm D | 3; Babcock, A F | 4; Madison, Samuel | 5; Freeman, Chancey | 7; Bacon, M H | 8; Wales, Watian T | 10; Bappert, John M | 11; Allen, Wm | 12; Smith, Albert | 13; Smith, Stephen | 14;...
Letter from Frederick or Christian Bush dated October 9, 1863. In this letter, the author describes the status of his regiment and his opinions on the war, slavery, and Abraham Lincoln.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; regimental history; Lee, Robert E.; Robert E. Lee; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln,...
Letter from Frederick and Christian Bush to George Bush dated October 23, 1863. In this letter, they discusses the status of their regiment, seeing dead bodies from the Battle of Falling Waters (July 1863), agriculture, and hunting.
American Civil War; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Gainesville (Va.); Corporal; death; regimental history; agriculture; hunting;
This volume follows the Seventh Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.