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    • MS 55-24: Gordon Smith Collection  1862-04-19 Letter from Soloman Kroll

    • Letter from Soloman Kroll to his friends dated April 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Fort Pulaski, agriculture, finances, and the purchase of a revolver.
    • American Civil War; Soloman Kroll; Kroll, Soloman; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Tybee Island (Ga.); private; agriculture; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Battle of Fort Pulaski; Fort Pulaski (Ga.)--Siege, 1862; gun;...
    • 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...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-01-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father,William Crane, dated January 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses rations, diarrhea, his opinions on the war and General McClellan, religion, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; rations; food; diarrhea; George McClellan; McClellan, George; religion; weather; Emancipation Proclamation;
    • Rath, Christian

    • Portrait of Christian Rath, post war, c.1905. Jackson. Entered service in company G, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1862, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 30. Commissioned to date June 17, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Rath, Christian ;Christian Rath; American Civil War ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet major ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Antietam,...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-01-09 Letter from William H.H. Cook

    • Letter from William H.H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated January 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, drills, horses, the weather, finances, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Benton (St. Louis, Mo.); St. Louis (Mo.); illness; drills; weather; finances; regimental history;
    • MS 57-20: Mrs. Russell Peterson Collection  1862-09-06 Letter from John L. Brooks

    • Letter from John Brooks to his daughter, Mary Jane Brooks, dated September 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses yellow fever, black vomit, his son's recovery from yellow fever, contrabands working in the hospital,
    • American Civil War; John L. Brooks; Brooks, John L.; Brooks, Mary Jane; Mary Jane Brooks; Isobell Brooks; Brooks, Isobell; 90th New York Infantry; Ninetieth New York Infantry; Key West (Fla.); James F. Brooks; Brooks, James F.; yellow fever;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-10-16 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 16, 1862. In this letter, he expresses his feelings for Elizabeth, relates the status of his regiment, and discusses his brother's enlistment in the war.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cumberland Mountains; Cumberland Gap; regimental history; skirmish; courting; postal...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-07-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his parents dated July 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses moving the sick from Yorktown, Virginia, to Portsmouth, Rhode Island and his impressions of Portsmouth.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Portsmouth (R.I.); Wheaton Hospital (Portsmouth, R.I.); hospital; nursing; nurse;
    • Bradley, Thomas C.

    • Portrait of Thomas C. Bradley, 1861-2. Three Oaks. Entered service in company E, Twelfth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, Oct. 9, 1861, at Three Oaks, for 3 years, age 42. Commissioned Oct. 10, 1861. Mustered Jan. 8, 1862. ...
    • Bradley, Thomas C. ;Thomas C. Bradley; American Civil War ; ; ; Twelfth Michigan Infantry ;12th Michigan Infantry; first lieutenant ; Three Oaks (Mich.) ; Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
    • Schneider, Frederick

    • Portrait of Col. Frederick Schneider, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Detroit. Born at Saline, Mich., Nov. 24, 1840. First enlisted in Detroit Scott Guard, company B, First Battalion, Frontier Guards of Michigan Militia, Oct. 26, 1859. Removed to...
    • Schneider, Frederick ;Frederick Schneider; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Detroit Scott Guard ; Frontier Guards of Michigan Militia ; First Illinois Infantry ;1st Illinois Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan...
    • Depue, Gideon

    • Portrait of Gideon Depue, 1861-1862. Possibly James G. Depue described as follows: Kinderhook. Enlisted in Company E, First Infantry, July 2, 1861, at Coldwater, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Sept. 14, 1861. Killed in action at Bull Run, Va.,...
    • Depue, Gideon;Gideon Depue; American Civil War ; First Michigan Infantry ; 1st Michigan Infantry; Kinderhook (Mich.) ; Coldwater (Mich.) ; Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862; soldier
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the postal service, status of his regiment, his opinions of different generals, and courting.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); steamer; George W. Morgan; Morgan, George W.; weather; courting; Kent...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-01-05 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the Trent Affair, his opinion that the war will end in 1863, Colonel Poe, the weather, and camp.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry;Camp Michigan (Va.); health; illness; The Trent Affair; Orlando Metcalfe Poe; Poe, Orlando Metcalfe; weather;...

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