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    • Alexander, Eli P.

    • Portrait of Eli P. Alexander, c. 1860. Civil War Soldier. Williamston, Michigan. Enlisted, Company H. Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry, as First Sergeant, for 3 years. Age 18. Promoted to Second Lieutenant (January 1863) and First...
    • Alexander, Eli P.; Eli P. Alexander; American Civil War; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer; sergeant; commissioned officer; military officer; second lieutenant; first...
    • Allen, Giles B.

    • Portrait of Dr. Giles B. Allen (circa 1880). Washtenaw County, Michigan. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered aug. 20, 1861. Sergeant Dece. 12, 1862. Sergeant Major Jan. 1, 1864. Discharged at...
    • Allen, Giles B.;Giles B. Allen;American Civil War ;Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery; 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery; Washtenaw County (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne (Mich.);soldier; noncommissioned officer;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-02-18 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated February 18, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends, the death of Zenas Sweet, 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.); Zenas Sweet; Sweet, Zenas;...
    • 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 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
    • American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-09-18 Letter from Carlton H. Hawks

    • Letter from Carlton Hawks to Samuel A. Babbitt dated September 18, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Darwin Babbitt's capture and reassures his parents that he is not dead.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Carlton H. Hawks; Hawks, Carlton H.; Berryville (Va.); Quartermaster Sergeant; prisoners; Union...
    • MS 91-405: Jackson Family Collection  1863-07-27 Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne

    • Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne to Elizabeth Caroline Wilcox Jackson dated July 27, 1863. In this letter, Payne, as close family friend of the Jacksons, gives his apologizes for not writing sooner, describes his experiences of soldier life, and...
    • American Civil War; Elizabeth Caroline Jackson; Jackson, Elizabeth Caroline; Sanford Douglass Payne; Payne, Sanford Douglass; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry; sergeant; Charles Jackson; Jackson, Charles; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd...
    • MS 91-405: Jackson Family Collection  1864-03-25 Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne

    • Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne to Elizabeth Prudence Jackson dated March 25, 1864. In this letter, he describes a visit with Charles (Elizabeth's brother) and holding the Union line in Kentucky. Payne also congratulates Elizabeth on becoming...
    • American Civil War; Elizabeth Prudence Jackson; Jackson, Elizabeth Prudence; Sanford Douglass Payne; Payne, Sanford Douglass; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry; Second Lieutenant; Charles Jackson; Jackson, Charles; Second Michigan...
    • MS 91-405: Jackson Family Collection  1864-05-07 Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne

    • Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne to Elizabeth Prudence Jackson dated May 7, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the upcoming summer campaign and his predictions for the war.
    • American Civil War; Elizabeth Prudence Jackson; Jackson, Elizabeth Prudence; Sanford Douglass Payne; Payne, Sanford Douglass; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry; Sergeant; Charles Jackson; Jackson, Charles; death; Cumberland Gap;...
    • MS 91-405: Jackson Family Collection  1863-11-01 Letter from Sandford Douglass Payne

    • Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne to Elizabeth Prudence Jackson dated November 1, 1863. In this letter, he describes that status of Charles Jackson, brother to Elizabeth, and his regiment. Payne also expresses his feelings on soldier life and...
    • American Civil War; Elizabeth Prudence Jackson; Jackson, Elizabeth Prudence; Sanford Douglass Payne; Payne, Sanford Douglass; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry; Sergeant; Charles Jackson; Jackson, Charles; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd...
    • 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...
    • Mumford, Frederick A., Bangham, George K., and Henry, James V.

    • Portrait of Frederick A. Mumford, George K. Bangham, and James V. Henry
      Mumford, Frederick A. (Veteran), Wayne County. Enlisted in company I, Ninth Infantry, as Sergeant, Aug. 15, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Oct. 15,...
    • American Civil War; Frederick A. Mumford; Mumford, Frederick A.; George K. Bangham; Bangham, George K.; Henry, James V.; James V. Henry; Ninth Michigan Infantry; 9th Michigan Infantry; sergeant; sergeant; noncommissioned officer; second lieutenant;...

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