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    • Felton, Hiram D.

    • Portrait of Hiram D. Felton, 1861-1862. Nankin. Enlisted in company F, Sixteenth Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Plymouth, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 7, 1861. Corporal. Discharged for disability at Detroit, Mich., Dec. 30, 1862, on account...
    • Felton, Hiram D. ;Hiram D. Felton; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry ;16th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; Nankin (Mich.) ; Plymouth (Mich.) ; Flint (Mich.)
    • Maloney, Thomas

    • Portrait of Thomas Maloney. (Veteran), Jackson County. Enlisted in company K, Eighth Infantry, Sept. 3, 1861, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Corporal. Enlisted in regular army at Pleasant Valley, Md., Oct. 24, 1862. ...
    • American Civil War; Thomas Maloney; Maloney, Thomas; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; Jackson County (Mich.); Jackson (Mich.); private; corporal; sergeant; noncommissioned officer; flag;
    • Elder, John A.

    • Portrait of John A. Elder, 1861-1865. Lansing. Enlisted in company E, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, June 14, 1861, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion, May 13, 1863. Commissioned Second...
    • Elder, John A. ;John A. Elder; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; captain ; Lansing (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of,...
    • Doane, John W.

    • Portrait of John W. Doane, 1861-1864. Pine Run. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 12, 1861, at Alma, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion April 9, 1863. ...
    • Doane, John W. ;John W. Doane; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Pine Run (Mich.) ; Alma (Mich.)
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • Parsons, William H.

    • Portrait of William H. Parsons, 1861-1865. (Veteran), St. Clair County. Enlisted in company E, Tenth Infantry, Nov. 9, 1861, at China, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. Re-enlisted Feb. 6, 1864, at Rossville, Ga. Mustered Feb. 16,...
    • Parsons, William H. ;William H. Parsons; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; hospital steward ; St. Clair County (Mich.) ; China (Mich.)
    • Arnold, George B. and friend

    • Portrait of George B. Arnold, with friend, 1862-1865. Dexter. Enlisted in company D, Twentieth Infantry, Aug. 9, 1862, at Dexter, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Corporal June 2, 1864. Sergeant June 6, 1864. First Sergeant Nov. 1,...
    • Arnold, George B. ; George B. Arnold; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant...
    • Skeels, Rufus W.

    • Portrait of Rufus W. Skeels, 1863. Muskegon. Enlisted in company H, Third Infantry, as Corporal, May 6, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered June 10, 1861. Sergeant Major Oct. 26, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, company...
    • Skeels, Rufus W. ;Rufus W. Skeels; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Muskegon (Mich.) ; Grand Rapids (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;...
    • Crane, Alphonso

    • Portrait of Alphonso Crane, posed with American flag in back, 1861-1863. Allegan County. Enlisted in company K, Second Infantry, May 10, 1861, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal July, 1863. Killed in action at...
    • Crane, Alphonso; Alphonso Crane;American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Second Michigan Infantry;2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; Allegan County (Mich.) ; Kalamazoo (Mich.) ; Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 ; American flag
    • 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.);...
    • Horton, Thomas

    • Portrait of Thomas Horton, 1862-1865. Arlington. Enlisted in company G, Nineteenth Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862, at Arlington, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Corporal June 5, 1863. Sergeant Dec. 1, 1863. First Sergeant Dec. 17,...
    • Horton, Thomas ;Thomas Horton; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; Arlington (Mich.) ; Thompson's Station, Battle of, Thompson's Station,...
    • La Pointe, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. LaPointe, post war, c.1900. Monroe County. Enlisted in company D, Seventh Infantry, as Corporal, June 19, 1861, at Monroe, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Sergeant Nov. 2, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant...
    • La Pointe, George W. ;George W. La Pointe; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; lieutenant...
    • Schneider, Frederick

    • Portrait of Col. Frederick Schneider, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Detroit. Born at Saline, Mich., Nov. 24, 1840. First enlisted in Detroit Scott Guard, company B, First Battalion, Frontier Guards of Michigan Militia, Oct. 26, 1859. Removed to...
    • Schneider, Frederick ;Frederick Schneider; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Detroit Scott Guard ; Frontier Guards of Michigan Militia ; First Illinois Infantry ;1st Illinois Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan...
    • Thomas, Jared C.

    • Portrait of Jared C. Thomas, 1862-1864. Stockbridge. Enlisted in company K, Twentieth Infantry, Aug. 9, 1862, at Sylvan, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Corporal. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Indianapolis,...
    • Thomas, Jared C. ;Jared C. Thomas; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; Stockbridge (Mich.) ; Sylvan (Mich.)
    • Ritter, Peter

    • Portrait of Peter Ritter, 1861-1865. Angola, Ind. Enlisted in company F, (reorganized) Third Infantry, Aug. 15, 1864 at Muir, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 12, 1864. Corporal Oct. 18, 1864. Sergeant Feb. 17, 1865. First Sergeant May 10,...
    • Ritter, Peter ;Peter Ritter; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Angola (Ind.) ; Muir (Mich.)
    • Bonner, Thomas E.

    • Portrait of Thomas E. Bonner, 1890. Constantine. Enlisted in company D, Nineteenth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 11, 1862, at Constantine, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Sergeant Feb. 1, 1864. Admitted to Harper Hospital July 12,...
    • Bonner, Thomas E. ;Thomas E. Bonner; American Civil War ; ; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; Constantine (Mich.)
    • Arnold, Henry,  Brooks, Alvah O., and Smith. C. Henry

    • Portrait of Henry Arnold, Alvah O. Brooks, and C. Henry Arnold.
      Arnold, Henry. Putnam. Enlisted in company B., Twenty-sixth Infantry as Corporal, Aug. 6, 1862, at Putnam, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Sept. 15, 1862. Discharged for...
    • American Civil War; Henry Arnold; Arnold, Henry; Alvah O. Brooks; Brooks, Alvah O.; C. Henry Smith; Smith, C. Henry; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); Jackson (Mich.); Livingston County (Mich.); drummer;...

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