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    • Allen, Giles B.

    • Portrait of Dr. Giles B. Allen (circa 1880). Washtenaw County, Michigan. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered aug. 20, 1861. Sergeant Dece. 12, 1862. Sergeant Major Jan. 1, 1864. Discharged at...
    • Allen, Giles B.;Giles B. Allen;American Civil War ;Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery; 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery; Washtenaw County (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne (Mich.);soldier; noncommissioned officer;...
    • Bennett, Esek W.

    • Portrait of Esek W. Bennett, 1863-1865. Soldier in Company F, Sixth Infantry, Dec. 30, 1863, at Sumpter, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 4, 1864. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Fort Gaines, Ala., Dec. 16, 1864. Present...
    • Bennett, Esek W. ;Esek W. Bennett; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery ;6th Michigan Heavy Artillery; Charlevoix (Mich.)
    • Brining, Jacob

    • Portrait of Jacob Brining, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Washtenaw County. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 13, 1861, at Saline, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 10, 1864, at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb. 23,...
    • Brining, Jacob ;Jacob Brining; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery ;6th Michigan Heavy Artillery; Washtenaw County (Mich.) ; Saline (Mich.)
    • Sweeney, James L.

    • Portrait of James L. Sweeney, post war, c.1880. (Veteran) Eaton County. Enlisted in company H, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 7, 1861, at Charlotte, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864 at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb....
    • Sweeney, James L. ;James L. Sweeney; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Eaton County (Mich.) ; Charlotte (Mich.)
    • Wheelock, George H.

    • Portrait of George H. Wheelock, 1865. Kalamazoo County. Enlisted in company D, Sixth Infantry, Feb. 12, 1862, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 12. Was in the following battles: Baton Rouge, La., and Siege of Port Hudson, La. Drummer. Discharged...
    • Wheelock, George H. ;George H. Wheelock; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; drummer ; Kalamazoo County (Mich.) ; Baton Rouge (La.) History Siege, 1862 ; Port Hudson (La.) History Siege, 1863 ; saber
    • Wheelock, George H.

    • Portrait of George H. Wheelock, with drum, 1861. Kalamazoo County. Enlisted in company D, Sixth Infantry, Feb. 12, 1862, at Kalamazoo, for 3 years, age 12. Was in the following battles: Baton Rouge, La., and Siege of Port Hudson, La. Drummer. ...
    • Wheelock, George H. ;George H. Wheelock; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; drummer ; Kalamazoo County (Mich.) ; Baton Rouge (La.) History Siege, 1862 ; Port Hudson (La.) History Siege, 1863 ; drum
    • Robinson, Julius G.

    • Portrait of Julius G. Robinson, 1864-1865. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, Jan. 5, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Mustered out at New Orleans, La., Aug. 20, 1865 (Descriptive Roll Sixth Michigan Volunteers)
    • Robinson, Julius G. ;Julius G. Robinson; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Mich.)
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1862-09-21 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses receiving a new uniform, the status of his regiment, the brass band, and food.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; New Orleans (La.); clothes; uniform; regimental history; brass band; band; music; food;
    • Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Sixth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Kalamazoo in August 1861 but did not receive its two flags—both bearing the motto "Do Your Duty"—until after the troops left Michigan.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry
    • Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Sixth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Kalamazoo in August 1861 but did not receive its two flags—both bearing the motto "Do Your Duty"—until after the troops left Michigan.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry
    • MS 2000-79: John King Papers  1864-10-16 Letter from Phebe Trego

    • Letter from Phebe Trego to her son John King dated October 16, 1864. In this letter, she discusses the status of family members, visitors to the home, various chores and tasks, prices of homes in the area, and a Republican rally.
    • American Civil War; King, John; John King; Trego, Phebe; Phebe Trego; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Bristol (Ind.); home front; chores
    • MS 2000-79: John King Papers  1865-07-28 Letter from Phebe Trego

    • Letter from Phebe Trego to her son John King dated July 28, 1865. In this letter, she expresses her approval that John did not desert from the Union Army at Fort Morgan and described family and community news from home.
    • American Civil War; King, John; John King; Trego, Phebe; Phebe Trego; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Fort Morgan (Al.); deserters; agriculture; Bristol (Ind.); home front
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-05-29 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated May 29, 1864. In this letter, he discusses guard duty, seeing Confederate troops, the regiment being renamed an infantry, and the capture of a surgeon.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Port Hudson (La.); Confederate Army; Union Prisoners of War;
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-06-28 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated June 28, 1864. In this letter, he describes Vicksburg, Mississippi, working on the railroad, insects, fresh fruits and vegetables, sugarcane, and a smallpox outbreak.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Vicksburg (Miss.); railroad; insects; mosquitoes; food; sugarcane; smallpox; illness;

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