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    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-01-09 Letter from William H.H. Cook

    • Letter from William H.H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated January 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, drills, horses, the weather, finances, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Benton (St. Louis, Mo.); St. Louis (Mo.); illness; drills; weather; finances; regimental history;
    • MS 69-97: Mrs. Glen Bossard Collection  1864 Diary of William M. Horton

    • Diary of William M. Horton, dated January 1, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this diary, he discusses the weather, picket duty, inspections, deaths in the regiment, the Battle of Morton's Ford (February 6), parades, food, African Americans (April...
    • American Civil War; Horton, William M.; William M. Horton; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; One Hundred and Eighteenth Colored Troops; 118th Colored Troops; weather; picket duty; inspection; parade; military review;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-03-08 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated March 8, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, his promotion to Second Lieutenant, finances, the status of family and friends serving on the front, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Franklin (Tenn.); First Sergeant; Second Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; regimental history; finances;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-03-15 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated March 15, 1863. In this letter, he describes skirmishes, the Conscription Act, finances, and the status of friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Second Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; skirmish; Conscription Act of 1863; draft;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-10 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses finances, arriving in Covington, Kentucky, the train ride, food, parades, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Camp Sigel (Ionia, Mich.); Covington (Ky.); finances;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-12-10 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 10, 1863. In this letter, he relates his opinions on education, churches in the area, weather, the cost of food, and John Hunt Morgan's escape from the Ohio Penitentiary.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); education; Provost Guard; religion; weather; food; finances;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-10-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated October 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, his relationship with his father, finances, food, his girlfriend, Emma, and the Emancipation Proclamation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Upton Hill (Va.); Arlington (Va.); health; family relationships; finances; food; camp life; courtship;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-10-29 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated October 29, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, food, finances, the weather, soldier life, religion, farming, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Whites Ford (Va.); Arlington (Va.); regimental history; food; finances; weather; soldier life; soldier...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 23, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, politics in the North, his opinions on deserters, a grand review with General Rosecrans, skirmishes, finances, and...
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; health; whooping cough;...
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-08-06 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated August 6, 1864. Osborn discusses his health and sends home money. He inquires about the health of his wife and children and expresses his homesickness. Within this letter, he also pens notes...
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; correspondence; 13th Michigan Infantry; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; finances; health; family relationships; homesickness
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-02-09 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated February 9, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the mail, politics in the North, homesickness, the status of family and friends, and finances.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); postal service; mail; politics;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-02 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses sleeping conditions, the baby's health, his opinions of General Sheridan, the status of family and friends, finances, and the farm.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; sleeping conditions;...

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