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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-11-02 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated November 2, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his feelings regarding the Confederate Army, the weather, family news, finances, his heath, and the upcoming Presidential election.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry;Confederate Army; Presidential Election of...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-10-26 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated October 26, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, General Hood's campaigns, the presidential election of 1864, and the death of his horse.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Little River (Ala.); Captain; Commissioned Officer; regimental history; John Bell Hood; Hood, John Bell; Presidential Election of 1864;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-10-05 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes the status of his regiment, battle duties, and politics. He also details an anecdote about deserters who, upon being caught, were tied up and forced to wear...
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; deserters; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln,...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-09-29 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated September 29, 1864. In this letter he discusses politics, the Copperhead movement, slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, and morale in the army.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Marietta (Ga.); Captain; Commissioned Officer; Copperhead Movement; northern peace movement; slavery;...
    • MS 57-6: Riva Owen Collection  1864-02-25 Letter from John Wheaton

    • Letter from John Wheaton to his sister, Avis (Wheaton) Owen. In this letter, he discusses the presidential election of 1864 and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; One Hundred and Thirty-sixth New York Infantry; 136th New York Infantry; Chattanooga (Tenn.); Wheaton, John; John Wheaton; Avis (Wheaton) Owen; Owen, Avis (Wheaton); First Sergeant; Presidential Election of 1864; George...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-06 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 6, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses daily tasks, religion, soldier behavior, the upcoming Presidential election, and his view on the war turning from a war to preserve the Union to a war to...
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Vallandigham, Clement L.; Slavery; African...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-06-05 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to "John" dated June 5, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, campaigns in the east, and the Presidential Election of 1864.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Cartersville (Ga.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; regimental history; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Presidential Election...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-01-21 Letter from Darwin Babbitt

    • Letter from Darwin Babbitt to his parents, dated January 21, 1864. In this letter, he discusses relics, winter quarters (log shanties covered with tents), Confederate deserters talking about starvation on the lines, rations, the weather, the...
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Stevensburg (Va.);looting; camp life; tent; Confederate Army; deserters; food; rations; weather;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-01-04 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his sister, Amelia Potter, dated January 4, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, the telegraph in camp, the Emancipation Proclamation, the upcoming election of 1864, Davis's call for...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Amelia Potter; Potter, Amelia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Morrison (Tenn.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; Ulysses S....
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-11-24 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated November 24, 1864. In this letter, he discusses receiving his housewife, family news, building new quarters at the fort, the election,
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Fort Gaines (Ala.); housewife; sewing; Presidential Election of 1864; politics;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-10-21 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 21, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses fighting, the election, General Sheridan's movements, and friends that were taken as prisoners of war.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry Sheridan; Presidential...

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