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    • 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 55-24: Gordon Smith Collection  1862-04-19 Letter from Soloman Kroll

    • Letter from Soloman Kroll to his friends dated April 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Fort Pulaski, agriculture, finances, and the purchase of a revolver.
    • American Civil War; Soloman Kroll; Kroll, Soloman; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Tybee Island (Ga.); private; agriculture; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Battle of Fort Pulaski; Fort Pulaski (Ga.)--Siege, 1862; gun;...
    • 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;
    • Fuller, George B.

    • Portrait of George B. Fuller, 1862-1865. Jackson. Entered service in company K, Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Jan. 8, 1862. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant, April 13, 1862. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Fuller, George B. ;George B. Fuller; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; acting major ; Jackson (Mich.)
    • McCreery, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. McCreery, 1861-1865. Flint. Entered service in Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Sept. 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Sept. 24, 1862. Commissioned Captain, company F, March 27,...
    • McCreery, Charles H. ;Charles H. McCreery; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; assistant...
    • Ely, Ralph

    • Portrait of Ralph Ely, 1861-1866. Alma. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, , Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 41. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Wounded in action at...
    • Ely, Ralph ;Ralph Ely; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet colonel ; colonel ; brevet brigadier general ;...
    • Shattuck, Edgar S.

    • Portrait of Edgar S. Shattuck, 1864-1865. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, Feb. 3, 1864, at Lansing, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Feb. 3, 1864. Mustered out at Delaney House, D.C., July 30, 1865 (Descriptive Roll Eighth Michigan...
    • Shattuck, Edgar S. ;Edgar S. Shattuck; American Civil War ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Lansing (Mich.) ; medal
    • Cottrell, Abraham

    • Portrait of Abraham Cottrell, 1861-1865. Lansing. Entered service in company E, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Lansing, for 3 years, age 35. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. ...
    • Cottrell, Abraham ;Abraham Cottrell; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Veteran Reserve Corps ; first lieutenant ; aide-de-camp ; captain ; Lansing (Mich.) ; James Island (S. C.) ; Secessionville, Battle of,...
    • Doyle, Richard N.

    • Portrait of Richard N. Doyle, 1861-1865. Greenville. Entered service in company H, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 31. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. ...
    • Doyle, Richard N. ;Richard N. Doyle; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Greenville (Mich.) ; James Island (S. C.) ; Grand...
    • Hutchinson, Robert G.

    • Portrait of Robert G. Hutchinson, 1861-1865. St. Johns. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as First Sergeant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 26 Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant May 14, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Hutchinson, Robert G. ;Robert G. Hutchinson; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; St. Johns (Mich.) ; Ithaca (Mich.) ; James Island (S....
    • Swinscoe, George E.

    • Portrait of George E. Swinscoe, 1861-1864. Detroit. Enlisted in Eighth Infantry, as Sergeant Major, Sept. 23, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, company H, Jan. 9, 1862. ...
    • Swinscoe, George E. ;George E. Swinscoe; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; adjutant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne...
    • Donahue, James S.

    • Portrait of James S. Donahue, 1861-1864. Flint. Entered service in company B, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned Sept. 24, 1861. Mustered September, 1861. ...
    • Donahue, James S. ;James S. Donahue; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Secessionville, Battle of, Secessionville, S.C., 1862 ; James Island...
    • Gardner, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. Gardner, 1861-1863. Genesee County. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, as Musician, at Flint, for 3 years, age 14. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Detailed as Drummer at Division Headquarters, Nov. 6, 1863. Died Dec. 21,...
    • Gardner, Charles H. ;Charles H. Gardner; American Civil War ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; musician ; drummer ; Genesee County (Mich.) ; Flint (Mich.) ; Knoxville (Tenn.) History Siege, 1863 ; tent ; flag
    • Hendershot, Robert H.

    • Photocopied Portrait of Robert H. Hendershot, standing with drum, 1862. Detroit. Enlisted in company B, Eighth Infantry, as Drummer, Aug. 19, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 13. Joined regiment at Fredericksburg, Va., Nov. 28, 1862. ...
    • Hendershot, Robert H. ;Robert H. Hendershot; American Civil War ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; drummer ; Detroit (Mich.) ; drum

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