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 Samuel Willard to Cynthia Bush dated August 18, 1861. In this letter, he discusses finances, agriculture, and deaths of family and friends.
American Civil War; Samuel Willard; Willard, Samuel; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 136th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Thirty-Sixth New York Infantry; Private; death; agriculture;
Letter from William Barnard to Emily Barnard dated April 19, 1861. In this letter he discusses his impressions of Lansing, Michigan, the recruitment of troupes, and the euphoria surrounding the beginning of the war.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Lansing (Mich.); enlistment; morale
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated August 13, 1861. In this letter, he discusses enlisting the army and his expected promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Lansing (Mich.); Sergeant; enlistment; promotion;
Letter from Soloman Kroll to his parents dated September 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses soldier behavior, an injury to another soldier, men deserting to Canada, and setting out for Washington, D.C.