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    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-03-23 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 23, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, reports and rumors of the Union Army, his role in the Provost Guard, his relationship with Elizabeth, and the status...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Miliken's Bend (Miss.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; Union Army; regimental...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbot dated June 9, 1863. In this letter, he discusses trouble acquiring stamps to mail his letters, family gossip, his wound and the Union hospital. He also briefly mentions being taken prisoner at...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); courting; mail; wound; Union Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-11-08 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 8, 1863. In this letter, he details his trip down to Vicksburg (Miss.) on the Steamer John S. Roe, including his accommodations, how the steamer takes on wood, and fellow travelers.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cairo (Ill.); Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Steamer John S. Roe ; steamer;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated June 13, 1863. In this letter, he describes life at a Union Hospital, reminisces about past times in Michigan, and comments on public opinion in the north about the war.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Union Army;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-02-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 11, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status and movements of his regiment, the Siege of Vicksburg, Provost Guard duty, and his opinions on courting.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; Young's Point (La.); Steamer Henry Clay;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-01-15 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 15, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, his experience on Provost Guard and the prisoners in care of his regiment. He also expresses his feelings for...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Arkansas River (Ark.); Steamer Empress; steamer; Vicksburg (Miss.); regimental...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  02-28 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 28 (no year was specified but most likely 1863). In this letter, he expresses his views on courting, describes his experience on Provost Guard and the status of his regiment, and...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Provost Guard; prison; prisoners; contrabands; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-11-12 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 12, 1863. In this letter, he describes Vicksburg from the interior, imagining what it must have been like to be a rebel looking down at approaching Union troops.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Vicksburg (Miss.); New Orleans (La.); Crescent City; Confederate Army; Siege of...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-06-19 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated June 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Vicksburg, the status of his regiment, Grant's operations, and runaway slaves.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; regimental history; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; slavery; African...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-07-02 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister dated July 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the siege of Vicksburg, the status of his regiment, and celebrations for the 4th of July.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; regimental history; Fourth of July; celebration;
    • Howe, Frank M. and Bruce, Velorus W.

    • Portrait of Frank M. Howe and Velorus W. Bruce, 1865-1866. Howe, Frank M., Emmett. Enlisted in company C, Twentieth Infantry, Aug. 7, 1862, at Battle Creek, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 16, 1862. Discharged July 26, 1865, at Chester, Pa., for...
    • Howe, Frank M. ;Frank M. Howe; Bruce, Velorus W. ;Velorus W. Bruce; American Civil War ; ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; Emmett (Mich.) ; Battle Creek (Mich.) ; Adrian...
    • Hardy, John C.

    • Portrait of Captain John C. Hardy, standing with saber, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Detroit. Enlisted in Company D, Second Infantry, April 20, 1861, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal July 25, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 25,...
    • Hardy, John C.;John C. Hardy; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry;2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va. ; Bull Run,...
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-07-27 Letter from Edwin A. Bush

    • Letter from Edwin A. Bush to Frederick Willard Bush dated July 27, 1863. In this letter, he discusses religion, soldier behavior, the morality of gambling and dancing, Vicksburg, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Edwin A. Bush; Bush, Edwin A.; 17th Michigan Infantry; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; private; religion; soldier behavior; dancing; gambling; Vicksburg (Miss.); Jackson (Miss.)

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