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    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-06-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister-in-law, Hattie Crane, dated June 12, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his sister's health, the movements of his regiment, sightseeing around Washington, D.C., the camp, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Harriett (Heyward) Crane; Crane, Harriett (Heyward); Hattie Crane; Crane, Hattie; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; health; illness;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-07-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his his sister, Lura Huff, dated July 15, 1861. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, pillaging food, touring Washington, D.C., and his thoughts on the war.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Winfield Scott (Yorktown, Va.); Yorktown (Va.); skirmish; pillaging;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-18 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated September 18, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his opinions on the war, Michigan produce, and his girlfriend impending visit with family.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; Michigan; food; produce; Michigan...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 15, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory's health, finances, his father's health, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; health; John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; illness; courting;
    • Sixteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Sixteenth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Detroit in September 1861. The history of this regimental color is unknown. This flag may be a special flag commissioned at the end of the war, perhaps for the Grand Review in Washington,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-04-16 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith to his brother, dated April 16, 1865. In this letter, he discusses a rumor of Confederates bypassing the blockage and firing shells at the White House.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Annapolis (Md.); Corporal; blockade; Washington, D.C.; Lincoln, Abraham; Abraham Lincoln;
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1861-07-28 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith dated July 28, 1861. In this letter he discusses skirmishes, drills, and his experiences at the Battle of Bull Run.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; Washington, D.C.; skirmish; regimental history; drills; Battle of Bull Run; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861;
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1862-01-16 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith to his mother, dated January 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses finances, "Fighting Dick" (Major General Israel Richardson), "Old Scot" (Winfield Scott), his opinion on the Union army, and deserters rejoining the...
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; Israel Richardson; Richardson, Israel; Winfield Scott; Scott, Winfield; Union Army; finances; deserters;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-06-19 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 19, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his health, his stay in the City Point Hospital, witnessing amputations at the Division Hospital, the status of family friends serving on the front, and the...
    • American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing;City Point Hospital (Hopewell, Va.); hospital; United States Christian Commission; wound; amputation; 2nd...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-05-20 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated May 20, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, skirmishes, and visiting the 16th Michigan Infantry.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; skirmish; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry;

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