Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 26, 1864 through October 30, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes the disappearance of his brother-in-law, Alvin Hank. Mack Ewing later found out that Alvin Hank was captured by the Confederate...
Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Nan Ewing; Union Prisoners of War; American Civil War; Henry McKendree Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; regimental history;
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 8, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C., seeing President Lincoln in church, his travels, and seeing Confederate prisoners of war.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; Confederate Prisoners of War; American Civil War; Nan Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan...
Photograph of four Civil War illustrations for "The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War" published by American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc taken in 1962. Images include General Custer, the surrender of the Union Army, a confederate...
American Civil War; Custer, George A.; George A. Custer; cavalry; Ruins; confederate flag; Richard Brooke; Brooke, Richard; J. R. Chapin; Chapin, J. R.
Photograph of a banner advertising a "Republican Union meeting!" to be held in Adrian, Michigan, featuring Republican nominee for Governor, H. H. Crapo. Poster also shows "The Union Forever" eagle insignia.
American Civil War; Addresses, essays, lectures; Crapo, Henry Howland, 1804-1869; Signs (Notices); Adrian (Mich.)
Civil War Provost Marshal's Office notice for FIrst Congressional District of Michigan, with list of names of men liable for military service. Posted by Mark Flanagan, Provost Marshal; Henry F. Kellogg, Commissioner; George Landon, Surgeon; on...
American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Draft; Broadsides; Detroit (Mich.)
Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
Civil War broadside advertising for enlistment in Michigan's Twenty-ninth Infantry, with the text "Rally, Boys, Rally for the Flag! And Avoid the Draft." Posted August 3, 1864, by N. J. Frink in Marshall, Michigan.
Photograph of several Generals and military officers standing casually in front of a few cabins. Note on the back of the photo says "Lookout Valley winter of 1863-'64; 1. General Geary 2. General Butterfield 3. General Hooker 4. General Le Duc."
American Civil War; Military personnel; Military camps; Photography
Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;
1864 diary of Henry A. Potter. In this diary, he describes daily life and the status of his regiment. Of note is his description of the siege of Atlanta.
American Civil War; Potter, Henry Albert; Henry Albert Potter; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Sergeant; Second Lieutenant; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Atlanta (Ga.); Siege of Atlanta; Atlanta Campaign, 1864;
Original caption reads "Capture of Petersburg, Virginia - the Second Michigan raising the stars and stripes over the custom-house, April 3, 1865." Also: "Sketched by Andrew McCallum." Sketch shows soldiers marching through streets and flag raised...
American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Second Michigan Infantry; Confiscations; Military personnel; Flags; Sketches; McCallum, Andrew; Petersburg (Va.)