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    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-04-10 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated April 10, 1864. In this letter, Osborn describes the southern landscape of cotton fields and peach trees, the purchase of a new horn, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; instrument; regimental history; southern landscape; weather
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1865-05-10 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated May 10, 1865. In this letter, he discusses his regiment's travels, General Sherman, and a possible review. Additionally, he expresses his wishes to come home and the hope that it will be soon.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; review; regimental history; homesickness; correspondence
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1865-06-21 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated June 21, 1865. Osborn inquires about life at home, receiving his wife's picture, and possibly being granted furlough. This letter also encompasses the dates of June 22 and June 23.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; home life; furlough; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; photograph; correspondence
    • Shoemaker, Michael

    • Portrait of Michael Shoemaker, post war, c.1875. Jackson. Entered service in Thirteenth Infantry, as Colonel. Commissioned Jan. 28, 1862. Mustered Feb. 1, 1862. Taken prisoner at Tyree Springs, Tenn., Sept. 7, 1862. Exchanged at Richmond,...
    • Shoemaker, Michael ;Michael Shoemaker; American Civil War ; ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Tyree Springs (Tenn.)
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-09-13 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated September 13, 1864. In this letter Osborn professes his love for his wife and children. He inquires about the health of his sick son and discusses new recruits and going dancing.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; family relationships; camp life; regimental history; health; correspondence
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  Undated Partial Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Partial letter (begins on pg. 9) from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated after the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865. In this letter, he shares his thoughts on the assassination and Lincoln's successor.
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Lincoln, Abraham; Abraham Lincoln; assassination; regimental history
    • Shoemaker, Michael

    • Portrait of Michael Shoemaker, 1862-1863. Jackson. Entered service in Thirteenth Infantry, as Colonel. Commissioned Jan. 28, 1862. Mustered Feb. 1, 1862. Taken prisoner at Tyree Springs, Tenn., Sept. 7, 1862. Exchanged at Richmond, Va., Sept....
    • Shoemaker, Michael ;Michael Shoemaker; American Civil War ; ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Tyree Springs (Tenn.)
    • Shoemaker, Michael

    • Portrait of Michael Shoemaker, Senator, in post war, 1885. Jackson. Entered service in Thirteenth Infantry, as Colonel. Commissioned Jan. 28, 1862. Mustered Feb. 1, 1862. Taken prisoner at Tyree Springs, Tenn., Sept. 7, 1862. Exchanged at...
    • Shoemaker, Michael ;Michael Shoemaker; American Civil War ; ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Tyree Springs (Tenn.)
    • Ewing, Alexander

    • Portrait of Alexander Ewing, 1861-1865. Dexter. Entered service in Thirteenth Infantry, at organization, as Surgeon. Commissioned Dec. 19, 1861. Mustered Jan. 17, 1862. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Ga., Sept. 20, 1863. Discharged at...
    • Ewing, Alexander ;Alexander Ewing; American Civil War ; ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; surgeon ; Dexter (Mich.) ; Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863
    • Kenyon, DeWitt C.

    • Portrait of DeWitt C. Kenyon 1861-1865. Ganges. Enlisted in company B, Thirteenth Michigan Infantry, as Sergeant, Oct. 8, 1861, at Allegan, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Jan. 17, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 31, 1863 Mustered June...
    • Kenyon, DeWitt C. ;DeWitt C. Kenyon; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Ganges (Mich.) ; Allegan (Mich.)
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Baldwin, John H.

    • Portrait of John H. Baldwin, 1861-1865. (Veteran) Ganges. Enlisted in company B, Thirteenth Infantry, as Corporal, Oct. 1, 1861, at Ganges, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Jan. 17, 1862. Sergeant Aug. 31, 1862. Wounded in action at Chicamauga,...
    • Baldwin, John H. ;John H. Baldwin; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Allegan County (Mich.) ;...
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • This tattered banner once read, "Presented by the Citizens of Kalamazoo To the Thirteenth Michigan Infantry." The regiment was mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Kenyon, DeWitt C.

    • Portrait of DeWitt C. Kenyon, 1861-1865. Ganges. Enlisted in company B, Thirteenth Michigan Infantry, as Sergeant, Oct. 8, 1861, at Allegan, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Jan. 17, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 31, 1863 Mustered...
    • Kenyon, DeWitt C. ;Dewitt C. Kenyon; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry ;13th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Ganges (Mich.) ; Allegan (Mich.) ; saber
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  "To the Thirteenth Infantry"

    • Newspaper clipping of the poem "To the Thirteenth Infantry" written by Mrs. Kenyon. In pencil, it states: "read at the annual reunion of the 13th at Kalamazoo, Mich., October 1905.
    • American Civil War; Kenyon, DeWitt C.; DeWitt C. Kenyon; Viola A. Kenyon; Kenyon, Viola A.; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry; poem; "To the Thirteenth Infantry";

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