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    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his cousin dated December 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the camp, looting, the weather, General McClellan's opinion on the 2nd Michigan Infantry, a local wash woman, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; looting; weather; George McClellan; McClellan, George; wash woman; clothes; laundry; women;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-08 Letter from George L. Daniels

    • Letter from George L. Daniels to Arza Bartholomew, dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, marching, rations, looting, the weather, and the reasons for the war.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; George L. Daniels; Daniels, George L; Fifty-third Illinois Infantry; 53rd Illinois Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Holly Springs (Miss.); regimental history;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-07-10 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister-in-law, Hattie Crane, dated July 10, 1861. In this letter, he discusses friends, the camp (including tents with floors), clothing supplies, the hospital staff, rations, entertainment, and writing to family.
    • 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; Camp Winfield Scott (Yorktown, Va.); Yorktown (Va.); camp;...
    • MS 64-29: Edyna Herron Collection  1862-07-13 Letter from William H. Woodcock

    • Letter from William H. Woodcock to Mary Stroud dated July 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of friends serving on the front, his desire for a furlough, the weather, the movements of his regiment, skirmishes, military strategy,...
    • American Civil War; William H. Woodcock; Woodcock, William H.; 15th Ohio Infantry; Fifteenth Ohio Infantry; private; Corinth (Miss.); illness; hospital; furlough; weather; regimental history; P.G.T. Beauregard; Beauregard, P.G.T.; Beauregard, G. T....
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-03-16 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Sarah Cook dated March 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Fairfax (Va.), Centerville (Va.), family and friends serving on the front, looting, and finances.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; Franklin (Va.); Camp Franklin (Va.); Fairfax (Va.); Centerville (Va.); looting; finances; regimental history;
    • 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 57-6: Riva Owen Collection  1865-01-28 Letter from John Wheaton

    • Letter from John Wheaton to his sister, Avis (Wheaton) Owen, dated January 28, 1865. In this letter, he discusses his impressions of the locals and African Americans and looting a house. In the March 12, 1865 letter, he discusses his health.
    • American Civil War; One Hundred and Thirty-sixth New York Infantry; 136th New York Infantry; Hardeeville (S.C.); Wheaton, John; John Wheaton; Avis (Wheaton) Owen; Owen, Avis (Wheaton); First Sergeant; civilians; African Americans; looting;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-02 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated December 2, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his brother's enlistment, being in a review for General Samuel P. Heintzelman, looting a window, societal norms for women and letter writing,...
    • 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 Michigan (Va.); John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; military review;...
    • 09th Michigan Cavalry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Ninth Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Ninth Michigan Cavalry; 9th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-17 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his brother, Edward Barnard dated December 17, 1862. In this letter, he describes the Battle of Fredericksburg, looting, and his new hat.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Edward Barnard; Barnard, Edward; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fredericksburg, Battle of Fredericksburg; Battle of,...

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