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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-19 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses traveling on a steamer, skirmishes, Confederate battle strategies.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Indianapolis (Ind.); steamer; skirmish; Confederate...
    • Flint - "Flint City Hall"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint, Michigan City Hall, located on Saginaw Street. One of the Flint arches is visible; they were erected to provide street lighting in 1899. Image is part of a multi-image fold-out souvenir postcard.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint arches; Flint City Hall (Flint, Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); city halls; buildings; postcards; street lighting
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-09-29 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 29, 1863. In this letter, he describes camp life at Camp Chase as a paroled union soldier, expresses his desire to return to his regiment and his anxiety regarding the status of the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Columbus (Ohio); Camp Chase (Ohio); camp; camp life; Cumberland Gap; Union Army;...
    • Flint - "Oak Grove Sanitarium"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Oak Grove Hospital (formerly Oak Grove Sanitarium) in Flint, Michigan. The hospital was created under the laws of Michigan in 1891 for the treatment of nervous and mental diseases and alcohol and drug...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Oak Grove Hospital (Flint, Mich.); hospitals; buildings; postcards
    • Cassopolis - "Main Street, Cassopolis, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1905-1907 depicting South Broadway Street, looking south towards Stone Lake in Cassopolis, Michigan.
    • Cassopolis (Mich.); Cass County (Mich.); Broadway Street (Cassopolis, Mich.); Stone Lake (Mich.); lakes; street scenes; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • 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 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1862-10-24 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Henry and Debbie dated October 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his stay in the hospital for jaundice, the status of his regiment, Confederate Prisoners of War, visiting the battlefield at Perryville, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; New Market (Ky.); Sergeant; hospital; illness; jaundice; regimental history; Bacon, John H.; John H. Bacon; Confederate Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-06-22 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Sarah Cook dated June 22, 1862. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, the status of his regiment, visiting the battlefield at Fair Oaks, and his hopes of coming home soon.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Fair Oaks (Va.); skirmish; regimental history; Battle of Fair Oaks; death; burial;
    • Traverse City - The new Bay Shore Drive

    • Black and white photograph showing the newly completed Bay Shore Drive along the coast of Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, Michigan.
    • Traverse City (Mich.); Grand Traverse County (Mich.); Bay Shore Drive (Traverse City, Mich.); aerial views; shorelines; Grand Traverse Bay; lakes;
    • Flint - "Public Library"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Flint Public Library building in Flint, Michigan. The library was founded by a group of women in 1851, with a building built in 1868. The library given to the city of Flint in 1885. Image is part of a...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint Public Library (Flint, Mich.); libraries; buildings; postcards
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-11-02 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated November 2, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his feelings regarding the Confederate Army, the weather, family news, finances, his heath, and the upcoming Presidential election.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry;Confederate Army; Presidential Election of...


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