Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses the status of his regiment and the status of family and friends in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing;
Letter from Christian Bush to his father, Christian Bush, dated March 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses illnesses in his company, his sentiments about abolitionists and slavery, and community news.
American Civil War; Bush, Christian; Christian Bush; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Washington, D.C.; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; illness; abolitionists; slavery; African Americans;
Letter from Frederick and Christian Bush to George Bush dated October 23, 1863. In this letter, they discusses the status of their regiment, seeing dead bodies from the Battle of Falling Waters (July 1863), agriculture, and hunting.
American Civil War; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Gainesville (Va.); Corporal; death; regimental history; agriculture; hunting;
Letter from Lib Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 9, 1864. In this letter, she discusses the status of family members serving on the front, family news, men recently drafted from Woodbridge Township, Michigan, and religion.
American Civil War; Elizabeth (Smith) Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Ewing, Elizabeth (Smith); Nan Ewing; Lib Ewing; Ewing, Lib; enlistment; religion
Letter from Emily Barnard to her sister, Ellen Barnard, dated April 15, 1865. In this letter, she discusses a visit from her brother, William A. Barnard, the assassination of President Lincoln, and courting.
American Civil War; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Groton (Mass.); William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; "Richmond has Fallen"; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; courting; music;
Letter from Soloman Kroll to his parents dated September 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses soldier behavior, an injury to another soldier, men deserting to Canada, and setting out for Washington, D.C.
Letter from Lib Ewing to Mack Ewing, Dewitt Cherington, and Andy Ewing dated December 4, 1864. In this letter, she discusses family news and farm news.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Elizabeth (Smith) Ewing; Ewing, Elizabeth (Smith); Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Lib Ewing; Ewing, Lib; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andy; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Cherington, D.C.;...