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    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-01-05 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated January 5, 1863. Ainslie is writing from camp in Nashville, Tennessee. In this letter, he explains the lack of letters due to the destruction of roads, bridges, and parts of the railroad by...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-04-20 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated April 4, 1863, while encamped at Nashville, Tennessee. Ainslie discusses the Battle at Murfreesboro, dead and wounded soliders, and how the Rebels have taken many Union soliders prisoner.
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Battle of Murfreesboro; dead; wounded; prisoner; camp life; regimental history
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1864-05-29 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated May 29, 1864, while encamped at Rome, Georgia. Ainslie apologizes to wife for not receiving letters on a regular basis and states how the regiment may have possible orders to move towards...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; camp life; regimental history;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  N.d. Partial Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Undated partial letter (only pages 2 and 3) from Nelson Ainslie. In these two pages Ainslie writes about furlough and how he hasn't heard to anybody receiving furlough unless for a particular occasion and suggest he could use a furlough. He also...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; camp life; regimental history; Banks, Fred; Fred Banks; food; bakery; furlough
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-08-11 Partial Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Partial Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated August 11, 1863 while encamped at Franklin, Tennessee. In this letter, Ainslie shares with his wife a dream he had about her as well as his homesickness. He also is dismayed that there...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; camp life; regimental history; food; homesickness
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1864-05-19 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated May 19, 1864, while encamped at Rome, Georgia. In this letter, Ainslie describes how his regiment took the city of Rome, the fight against Rebel troops, and staying at a plantation with an...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; camp life; regimental history; Rome, Georgia
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-10-17 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated October 17, 1863 while encamped at Columbia, Tennessee. Ainslie writes with disgusts how one of their colonels shot and killed a solider in Company B for accidentally brushing up against him....
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; camp life; regimental history; weather; death
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-03-20 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated March 20, 1863 while encamped at Nashville, TN. In this letter, Ainslie instructs his wife to stop fretting over him because it makes her unwell. He also states he has yet to receive payment,...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; family relationships; finances; payroll
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  N.d. Back of an Envelope from Nelson Ainslie

    • On the back of an envelope Nelson Ainslie had once again expressed his fear for his son Fredy's life. He instructs his wife to not let Fredy anywhere near the water. Fredy Ainslie later drowned in 1866 at age 10 after falling overboard from a...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Fredy Ainslie; Ainslie, Fredy;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-06-17 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated June 17, 1863, while encamped at Nashville, TN. Ainslie shares how a fellow solider, Orval A. Lumas (?), is to take a 13-day furlough due to the imminent death of his father. Ainslie also...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; furlough; finances; Lumas, Orval A.; Orval A. Lumas;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-03-07 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated March 3, 1863 while encamped at Nashville, Tennessee. In this letter, Ainslie writes about his health, saying he has caught a cold, and expresses his fear of having his son, Fredy, around...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; health; Fredy Ainslie; Ainslie, Fredy; camp life; regimental history
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-01-21 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his brother, Hiram, dated January 21, 1863. In this letter, Ainslie talks about the camp. He also encloses a note for his wife Mary Ann.
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Hiram Ainslie; Ainslie, Hiram; family relationships; camp life; regimental history;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-02-08 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated February 8, 1863. Ainslie explains that due to rebel destruction of the railroads and bridges, they don't receive their mail on a regular basis anymore. He points out that in a previous letter...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Lottie Ainslie; Ainslie, Lottie; camp life; regimental history; rats;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-09-25 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated September 25, 1863, while encamped at Columbia, Tennessee. Almost midnight as Ainslie writes this letter to his wife. He notes how camp is really quiet since every man with a horse has been...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Lottie Ainslie; Ainslie, Lottie; camp life; rescue; finances;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-01-21 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated January 21, 1863. In this letter, Ainslie expresses his desire to see his wife and children. He also encloses two dollars for one of his daughters, Lottie. In the post script, he exclaims his...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Lottie Ainslie; Ainslie, Lottie; family relationships; homesickness;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1864-09-25 Letter from Harvey Rathbun

    • Letter from Harvey Rathbun to Nelson Ainslie's wife, Mary Ann, dated September 25, 1864, while encamped at White Hall, Georgia. Harvey Rathbun was a hometown friend and companion of Nelson Ainslie. In his letter, he mentions the excellent health...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; Rathbun, Harvey; Harvey Rathbun; morale; health; regimental history;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-03-30 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated March 30, 1863 while encamped at Nashville, TN. Ainslie writes about the weather, receiving letter from his brother-in-law James, the strictness of their new captain, and the mental/physical...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; weather; camp life; regimental history;
    • MS 87-159: Nelson Ainslie Papers  1863-03-12 Letter from Nelson Ainslie

    • Letter from Nelson Ainslie to his wife, Mary Ann, dated March 12, 1863 while encamped at Nashville, Tennessee. Ainslie shares how his regiment will be leaving Nashville and moving to Franklin, Tennessee. He furthermore shares his fear at being...
    • American Civil War; Ainslie, Nelson; Nelson Ainslie; 14th Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry; correspondence; weather; prisoner; camp life; regimental history

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