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;...
Letter from Frederick Bush to Christin Bush, Sr., dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his brother, Christian Bush, and almost losing his foot in a gun accident. On the stationery is the lyrics to "Red, White, and Blue."
American Civil War; Bush, Frederick; Frederick Bush; Bush, Sr., Christian; Christian Bush, Sr.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Corporal; "Red, White, and Blue"; poems; song lyrics; hospital; wound;
Poem by Seth N. Beden dated June 1, 1865. In this poem, Beden triumphs the 4th Michigan Cavalry for their part in the Civil War. He also discusses slavery and the soldiers who lost their lives during the Rebellion.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Beden, Seth N; Seth N. Beden; "Going Home"; poems;
Letter from Lorenzo Button to his wife, Rebecca Button, dated December 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his hopes of receiving frequent letters and the Confederate encampment at Mufreesboro, Tenn. He also included a poem he wrote to his...
American Civil War; Lorenzo D. Button; Button, Lorenzo D.; Rebecca Button; Button, Rebecca; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; private; Nashville (Tenn.); Confederate Army; poems;
Letter from Frederick Bush to George Bush dated April 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends serving on the front. He also transcribed the lyrics to "The Friends I Left Behind Me."
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Fairfax (Va.); Corporal; "The Friends I Left Behind me"; poems; song lyrics;
Lyrics to "The Homespun Dress" transcribed by either Lorenzo Button or Frank Button.
American Civil War; Lorenzo D. Button; Button, Lorenzo D.; Frank H. Button; Button, Frank H.; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; private; musician; poems; "The Homespun Dress"; music; Carrie Belle Sinclair; Sinclair, Carrie Belle;