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    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 19, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, relates his opinion of General William Tecumseh Sherman and General George W. Morgan, and discusses the life of a...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; Morgan, George W.; George W....
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-10-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses an upcoming furlough, politics, his morale, and visiting soldiers in the Cleveland (Ohio) Hospital.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cleveland (Ohio); furlough; politics; voting; elections; morale; hospital; food
    • 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 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-09-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 19, 1864. In this letter, he describes a foraging expedition from the White River Station and when his company would be mustered out of the Union Army.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; White River Station (Ark.); foraging; mustering out
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-12-27 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis dated month day, year. In this letter, he describes soldier life, Provost Guard duty, a draft, abolitionists, and family and community news.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; mail; postal service; Christmas; theater; Provost Gaurd; prisoners; courting; draft;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-09-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • 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
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-07-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 13, 1862. In this letter, he thanks Elizabeth for sending her picture, discusses the status of his regiment, and inquires about community news.
    • 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; Kentucky; picture; photograph; portrait;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-10-02 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 2, 1864. In this letter, he discusses war's influence on morality, religion, leadership, and news of Confederate demonstrations.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; White River Station (Ark.); religion; military leadership; weather; Confederate Army
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 13, 1862. In this letter, he expresses his feelings for Elizabeth, describes why he enlisted in the army and the challenges he faces. He also asks Elizabeth about her community and...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; courting; camp life; enlistment; morale; soldier behavior; community
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-04-01 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated April 1, 1864. In this letter, he describes camp life, southern society, the status of his regiment, reenlistment, the Copperhead Movement, and his opinions on slavery.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Baton Rouge (La.); camp; camp life; Slavery; parade; African Americans; reenlistment; Copperhead Movement; draft; southern society;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1861-05-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated May 19, 1961. In this letter, he discusses the trip taken by himself and his squad from Michigan to Ohio via steamer and train.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Detroit River; Lake Erie; Michigan; Ohio; Cleveland (Ohio); Steamer Cleveland;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1867-03-18 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis and Elizabeth Loomis to Leonard's mother and brothers dated March 18, 1867. In this letter, he discusses the possiblity of one of his brothers coming out to help him with his work. Elizabeth writes of family news.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; work;
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1860-10-28 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 28, 1860. In this letter, he discusses regimental orders, camp life, soldier behavior, and his promises to take care of himself.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; orders; camp life; alcohol; music; soldier behavior
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-06-26 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated June 26, 1864. In this letter, he discusses his opinions on homesickness and the difficulties with trying to recover property for his uncle from the Union Army.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Morganza (La.); Union Army; property; religion; homesickness; courting
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-03-01 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 1, 1863. In this letter, he contrasts the civil war and Christian Warfare, discusses soldier morale, and Elizabeth's school.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Christian Warfare; religion; enlistment; education; courting
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-02-10 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 10, 1864. In this letter, he describes an example of how African Americans end up in prison and under his watch in the Provost Guard. He relates their history to Elizabeth and...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); picture; photograph; African Americans; Provost Guard;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-01-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 11, 1863. In this letter, he relates how he came to give Elizabeth his picture, describes his work as a teacher, and discusses community news from Byron (Mich.).
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Byron (Mich.); courting; picture; photograph; portrait; education
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated June 13, 1863. In this letter, he describes life at a Union Hospital, reminisces about past times in Michigan, and comments on public opinion in the north about the war.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Union Army;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...

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