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    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1861-11-21 Letter from William H.H. Cook

    • Letter from William H.H. Cook to his brother, Amori B. Cook, dated November 21, 1861. In this letter, he discusses unloading hay and oats at camp, friends stationed at Camp Anderson, measles, his uniform, and guard duty. He also writes out the...
    • American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Anderson (Grand Rapids, Mich.); horse; chores; uniform; clothes; regimental history; measles; illness;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-01-26 Letter from Myron Ganoung

    • Letter from Myron Ganoung to Sarah Cook dated January 26, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, the weather, the measles, the mumps, burying a soldier, having his picture taken, his health, and his impressions of Paducah.
    • American Civil War; Ganoung, Myron; Myron Ganoung; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; 55th Illinois Infantry; Fifty-fifth Illinois Infantry; Paducah (Ky.); regimental history; weather; illness; measles; mumps; death; burial; photograph; picture;
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1861-11-24 Letter from William H.H. Cook and Phineas R. Freeman

    • Letters from William H.H. Cook and Phineas R. Freeman to Joseph Cook and Abagail (Cook) Freeman. In the letters, they discuss Joseph Cook's health, the weather, the regiment moving to St. Louis, finances, friends' health, morale, and the suicide...
    • American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Phineas R. Freeman; Freeman, Phineas H.; Joseph Cook; Cook, Joseph; Abagail (Cook) Freeman; Freeman, Abagail (Cook); Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Anderson (Grand...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1861-12-01 Letter from Myron Ganoung

    • Letter from Myron Ganoung to Sarah Cook dated December 1, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the death of his son, soldier life, family life, family and community news, and measles in the camp.
    • American Civil War; Ganoung, Myron; Myron Ganoung; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; 55th Illinois Infantry; Fifty-fifth Illinois Infantry; Chicago (Ill.); Camp Douglas (Chicago, Ill.); camp life; death; illness; measles;

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