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    • Small girl

    • Small girl in ruffled dress, standing, off the shoulder neckline, painted in gold earrings, pantaletts. On deep amethyst antique glass; mat oval gilt in excellent condition; case is paper covered wood;with bird on grapevine on front of case, hinge...
    • Ambrotype; Girls
    • Young boy

    • Young boy, with jacket and turned down white collar. On deep rose antique glass; mat decorated non-parill gilt, excellent condition; case is paper covered wood with scroll design, half missing, poor condition.
    • Ambrotype; Boys
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • Clemence, Nathaniel F.

    • Portrait of Nathaniel F. Clemence. Kalamazoo. Enlisted in company I, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Galesburg for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action June 30, 1862. Discharged for disability at Baltimore, Md. Dec 25,...
    • American Civil War; Nathaniel F. Clemence; Clemence, Nathaniel F.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Kalamazoo (Mich.); private;
    • Arnold, George B. and friend

    • Portrait of George B. Arnold, with friend, 1862-1865. Dexter. Enlisted in company D, Twentieth Infantry, Aug. 9, 1862, at Dexter, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Corporal June 2, 1864. Sergeant June 6, 1864. First Sergeant Nov. 1,...
    • Arnold, George B. ; George B. Arnold; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant...
    • Young, Lyman

    • Portrait of Lyman Young 1862-1865. Ypsilanti. Enlisted in company D Twenty-seventh Michigan Infantry Dec. 10 1862 at Ypsilanti for 3 years age 27. Mustered Feb. 24 1863. Mustered out at DeLaney House D.C. July 26 1865. (Descriptive Roll...
    • Young, Lyman;Lyman Young; Twenty-Seventh Michigan Infantry ; 27th Michigan Infantry
    • Interior scene

    • Interior scene, of either an apothacary, or possibly doctor's office, cabinet with many bottles, mortar and pestle on shelf, books on table, deer antler foot stool in foreground. Some scratches, plain glass; black laquer backing; no mat; no...
    • Ambrotype; Interior architecture; Apothecaries
    • Jacobus, Mellissa White

    • Millissa White Jacobus, born 09-19-1843, died 10-18-1923, seated, print dress. On antique amethyst glass; gilt non-pareil mat with some tarnish; case is plastic with sheaf of grain and sickle; case manufactured by Littlefield Parsons & Co.
    • Ambrotype; Jacobus, Mellissa White; Woman
    • Marshall, William

    • Portrait of William Marshall 1863-1865. Drafted for 3 years from Holmes, Mackinac County age 30 Assigned to company I, Fourth Cavalry. Former residence Mackinac Island, Mich. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Fourth Cavalry...
    • Marshall, William;William Marshall; American Civil War; ; Fourth Michigan Cavalry;4th Michigan Cavalry; Mackinac County (Mich.); Mackinac Island (Mich.)
    • Unidentified man with beard

    • Unidentified man with beard and large bow tie. On plain glass, of which 1/3 is broken; oval mat with corner scroll design; case is paper covered wood with geometric pattern.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Stephenson, George

    • Portrait of George Stephenson. Caledonia. Enlisted in company I, Twenty-first Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 2, 1862. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 1, 1863, on account of wounds received in action at Perryville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862.
    • American Civil War; Stephenson, George; George Stephenson;
    • Unidentified woman with earrings

    • Unidentified woman with large earrings, ringlets, flower designed dress, lace collar, taffeta bow, neckline with broach in center, boquet of flowers in hand. On plain glass; laquered back is cracked; mat gilt in good condition, no case.
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, large bow tie with stick pin, hair combed over ears. Velvet backed non-pareil gilt mat; case is paper covered wood with flower and leaf scroll design, hinge broken.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Unidentified young man

    • Unidentified young man, seated, with large bow tie, vest and jacket. On raspberry antique glass, excellent condition; mat oval gilt; cover is paper covered wood with scroll design and circular patterns, fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Moss, Myron S.

    • Myron S. Moss with large bow tie. Black lacquer and black paper background; on plain glass; oval gilt mat with scroll corners; case is paper covered wood in fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Moss, Myron S.; Man
    • Howland, William

    • Portrait of William Howland. Burlington. Enlisted in company D, First Sharpshooters, Jan. 10, 1863, at Burlington for 3 years, age 42. Mustered March 31, 1863. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 31, 1865.
    • American Civil War; William Howland; Howland, William; First Michigan Sharpshooters; 1st Michigan Sharpshooters; private; Burlington (Mich.);
    • Griffin, Peggy L.

    • Grandmother Page, Peggy L. Griffin, born 05-30-1781, died 02-06-1856, was married to Webster Page in 1805 who died Oct. 1819. Oval mat with scroll corners, good condition; case is paper covered wood with geometric design, fair condition; mat made...
    • Ambrotype; Woman; Griffin, Peggy L.; Worchester (Mass.)

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