Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C. and the status of family and friends serving on the front.. In an attached undated letter, he discusses religion, his health, furloughs, and...
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; religion;
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;
Newspaper clipping describing action at Knoxville, Tenn. The article mentions Cornelius Byington being captured and having his leg amputated. He died shortly after these events.
American Civil War; Cornelius Byington; Byington, Cornelius; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Commissioned Officer; major; Knoxville (Tenn.); amputation; death; wound; Union Prisoners of War;