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    • 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;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his cousin dated December 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the camp, looting, the weather, General McClellan's opinion on the 2nd Michigan Infantry, a local wash woman, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; looting; weather; George McClellan; McClellan, George; wash woman; clothes; laundry; women;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-05-26 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister-in-law, Hattie Crane, dated May 26, 1861. In this letter, he discusses being on a steamer, friends on the boat, Colonel Ellsworth's death, morale, receiving a Bible from the Bible Society, and family news.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Harriett (Heyward) Crane; Crane, Harriett (Heyward); Hattie Crane; Crane, Hattie; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fort Wayne (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit (Mich.); steamer;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-31 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated December 31, 1861. In this letter, he discusses winter quarters, his brother, Emory, officers receiving promotions because of their prominent friends, the Trent Affair (Mason and...
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; John E. Crane; Crane, John E.; officers; promotion; The Trent Affair; Orlando...
    • 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;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-03-10 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated March 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the mail, Copperheads, the Conscription Act of 1863, and emancipation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Newport News (Va.); health; mail; postal service; Copperhead Movement; Conscription Act of 1863; Emancipation...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-06-01 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated June 1, 1861. In this letter, he discusses getting vaccinated, his opinions on the officers, soldier behavior, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; steamer; vaccination; officers; soldier behavior; religion;
    • 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;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-01-11 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, winter quarters, food rations, religion, camp life, and the health of family members.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; regimental history; camp life; soldier behavior; food; rations; health; illness;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-06-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister-in-law, Hattie Crane, dated June 12, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his sister's health, the movements of his regiment, sightseeing around Washington, D.C., the camp, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Harriett (Heyward) Crane; Crane, Harriett (Heyward); Hattie Crane; Crane, Hattie; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; health; illness;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-01-20 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 20, 1862. In this letter, he discusses camp life, the weather, the duration of the war, and his opinions on General Halleck and General Burnside.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp life; weather; morale; Halleck, Henry Wager; Henry Wager Halleck; Burnside,...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-__ Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory Crane's health, his opinions on the war and foreign intervention.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fort Lyon (Va.); John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; England;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 15, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory's health, finances, his father's health, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; health; John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; illness; courting;

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