Letter from Edwin A. Bush to Frederick E. Bush dated March 13, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment and religion.
American Civil War; Edwin A. Bush; Bush, Edwin A.; Frederick E. Bush; Bush, Frederick E.; 17th Michigan Infantry; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; private; religion; regimental history; James Longstreet; Longstreet, James;
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his experience as a paroled soldier, expresses his desire to return to his regiment, and offers his advice on family and community issues.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Dover (Ohio); Ohio; Byron (Mich.); Union Prisoners of War; parole; picture; photograph; portrait
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;
Letter from Andy Ewing and D. C. Cherington to Mack Ewing dated January 2, 1865. In this letter, they discuss the status of their regiment and family news.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Cherington, Dewitt Clinton; Dewitt Clinton Cherington; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andy;...
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 6, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses daily tasks, religion, soldier behavior, the upcoming Presidential election, and his view on the war turning from a war to preserve the Union to a war to...
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; Vallandigham, Clement L.; Slavery; African...