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    • 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.)
    • 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;
    • 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.)
    • 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;...
    • 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;
    • 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 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;
    • 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
    • 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
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-08-09 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated August 9, 1864. In this letter, he describes an attack on the steamer "Clara Bell" that occurred July 24, 1864, and finances.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Morganza (La.); Clara Bell; regimental history; White River (La.); finances;
    • MS 56-6: Gladys Niles Halbert Collection  1864-09-04 Letter from Daniel Halbert

    • Letter from Daniel Halbert to his cousin, Maria Halbert, dated September 4, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Grand Ledge (Mich.), the sand and heat at Fort Gaines, Alabama, the surrender of Fort Gaines, and his desire to receive a new housewife.
    • American Civil War; Daniel Halbert; Halbert, Daniel; Maria Halbert; Halbert, Maria; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; private; Fort Gaines (Ala.); Grand Ledge (Mich.); sand; weather; regimental history; housewife;

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