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    • MS 70-17: Henry C. Gilbert Collection  1863-10-02 Letter from Henry Gilbert

    • Letter from Henry C. Gilbert to his daughter dated October 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses writing home, camp life, the Battle of Chattanooga, missing his children, and home life.
    • American Civil War; Henry C. Gilbert; Gilbert, Henry C.; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry; 19th Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Battle of Chattanooga; Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863; Chattanooga (Tenn.); children;...
    • Noble, William

    • Portrait of William Noble, 1861-1863. Detroit. Enlisted in company G, Second Infantry, as First Sergeant, May 21, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Sergeant Major July 16, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant,...
    • Noble, William;William Noble; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; aid-de-camp ; provost marshal ;...
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th U.S. Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ;...
    • Lumbard, Albert A.

    • Portrait of Albert A. Lumbard, post war, c.1900. Leslie. Enlisted in company B, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 14, 1861, at Leslie, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862. Discharged for disability...
    • Lumbard, Albert A. ;Albert A. Lumbard; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Leslie (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862
    • Smith, W. Huntington

    • Portrait of W. Huntington Smith, 1862-1863. Adrian. Entered service in company A, Twentieth Infantry, as Captain, at organization, July 23, 1862, for 3 years, age 39. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned Major July 29, 1862. Commissioned...
    • Smith, W. Huntington ;W. Huntington Smith; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; Adrian (Mich.) ; Campbell's Station, Battle of, Tenn., 1863
    • Bowdish, Lucius

    • Portrait of Lucius Bowdish c. 1870. Enlisted in company B, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 17, 1861, at Leroy, for 3 years, age 26. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded at Battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service at...
    • Bowdish, Lucius ;Lucius Bowdish; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Leroy (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Stockbridge (Mich.)
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-09-13 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen dated September 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the heat of Mississippi, finances, his promotion, and his desire for a furlough.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; weather; finances; furlough; Miss.; Mississippi;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-05-15 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated May 16, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Spottsylvania Court House.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Spotsylvania Court House (Va.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va.,...
    • MS 59-18: H.W. Winder Collection  1863-10-04 Letter from Eugene Joseph Stocking

    • Letter from Eugene Stocking to his parents dated October 4, 1863. In this letter, he describes his battlefield experiences at Kelly's Ford, Middleburg, Upperville, Williamsport, Boonsboro, Manassas Gap, and Brady Station. He also discusses...
    • American Civil War; Eugene Joseph Stocking; Stocking, Eugene Joseph; First U.S. Cavalry; 1st U.S. Cavalry; Battle of Kelly's Ford; Kelly's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1863; Battle of Middleburg; skirmish; regimental history; death; fences; Battle of...
    • MS 69-97: Mrs. Glen Bossard Collection  1864 Diary of William M. Horton

    • Diary of William M. Horton, dated January 1, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this diary, he discusses the weather, picket duty, inspections, deaths in the regiment, the Battle of Morton's Ford (February 6), parades, food, African Americans (April...
    • American Civil War; Horton, William M.; William M. Horton; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; One Hundred and Eighteenth Colored Troops; 118th Colored Troops; weather; picket duty; inspection; parade; military review;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1865-02-25 Letter from Andy Ewing

    • Letter from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated February 25, 1865. In this letter, Ewing discusses battle experiences at the Battle of Ford Stedman, wounded soldiers in his regiment, Alvin Hank's exchange as a prisoner of war, deserters, and family news.
    • American Civil War; Ewing, Andy; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; private; Union Prisoners of War; wound;...
    • Wallace, Elmer D.

    • Portrait of Elmer D. Wallace 1862-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in company B Twenty-fourth Infantry Aug. 11 1862 at Detroit for 3 years age 35. Mustered Aug. 13 1862. Wounded in action at Gettysburg Pa. July 1 1863. Died of disease at Philadelphia...
    • Wallace, Elmer D.;Elmer D. Wallace; American Civil War; ; Twenty-fourth Michigan Infantry;24th Michigan Infantry; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Detroit (Mich.)
    • Lee, Benjamin F.

    • Portrait of Benjamin F. Lee, 1861-1862. Cass County. Enlisted in company E, Second Infantry, April 17, 1861, at Niles, for 3 years, age 38. Mustered May 25, 1861. First Sergeant. Died at Ft. Monroe, Va., May 18, 1862, of wounds received in...
    • Lee, Benjamin F.;Benjamin F. Lee; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; Cass County (Mich.) ; Niles (Mich.) ; Fort Monroe (Va.) ; Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg,...
    • Sketch of Civil War battle

    • 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;
    • Sonewald, Albert

    • Portrait of Albert Sonewald, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in company A, First Infantry, July 23, 1861, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 35. Mustered July 26, 1861. Sergeant Aug. 12, 1862. Died of disease at Harewood Hospital, Washington, D.C.,...
    • Sonewald, Albert ;Albert Sonewald; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; First Michigan Infantry ;1st Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Ann Arbor (Mich.) ; Washington (D.C.); Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va., 1862 ;...
    • Holman, George E.

    • Portrait of George E. Holman, post war, c.1900. Lapeer County. Enlisted in company G, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 10, 1861, at Lapeer, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Missing in action at Antietam, Md., Sept. 17, 1862. Discharged for...
    • Holman, George E. ;George E. Holman; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Lapeer (Mich.) ; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 ; Mayfield (Mich.)
    • Locklin, Lewis D.

    • Portrait of Lewis D. Locklin, seated, 1861-1865. (Veteran) Hillsdale. Enlisted in company C, Seventh Infantry, as Corporal, June 19, 1861, at Jonesville, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31,...
    • Locklin, Lewis D. ;Lewis D. Locklin; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Hillsdale (Mich.) ; Jonesville (Mich.) ; Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va.,...

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