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    • 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;...
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-02-20 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated February 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his promotion, finances, food, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Newport News (Va.); regimental history; promotion; food; finances; navy;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-06-19 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated June 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Vicksburg, the status of his regiment, Grant's operations, and runaway slaves.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Vicksburg (Miss.); Siege of Vicksburg; regimental history; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; slavery; African...
    • Charlevoix - Boats headed out to Lake Michigan

    • Black and white photograph of the boats heading down the Pine River out to Lake Michigan, with the South Pier Light on the right, in Charlevoix, Michigan. The South Pier Light was moved to the south pier from the north pier in 1914. In 1948, the...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Pine River (Mich.); Charlevoix South Pier Light; lighthouses; Lake Michigan; boats; lakes; rivers
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Boats lowering into Poe Lock

    • Color postcard from 1920 of boats being lowered in the Poe Lock, part of the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Touris Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; Poe Lock (Soo Locks); ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation
    • 07th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 7th Michigan Infantry; Seventh Michigan Infantry
    • 20th Michigan Infantry - Page 005

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twentieth Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry
    • 20th Michigan Infantry - Page 005

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twentieth Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 20th Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry;
    • Saginaw - Log boats on Saginaw River

    • Black and white photograph showing boats docked at a lumber yard and mill, loaded with lumber, on the Saginaw River in Saginaw, Michigan.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw River; boats; ships; lumber; logging industry; lumber yards; mills
    • 22nd Michigan Infantry - Page 012

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 22nd Michigan Infantry; Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry;
    • Charlevoix - Steamer on Round Lake

    • Black and white copy print of an aerial photograph from circa 1915-1925 of a steamer entering Round Lake, surrounded by the town of Charlevoix, Michigan. Lake Charlevoix can be seen in the background. Since the 1880s, Charlevoix has been a popular...
    • Charlevoix (Mich.); Charlevoix County (Mich.); Round Lake (Charlevoix County); Pine River (Mich.); Lake Charlevoix (Mich.); aerial views; boats; bridges; recreation; transportation; steamboats; rivers; lakes; swing bridges; automobiles; passenger...
    • Detroit - "Residence of M. Jacques Campau, erected at Detroit 1757"

    • Black and white print of an artist's rendering of Major Jacques Campau's residence in Detroit, approximately 1757. Major Campau was an officer and secretary to Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit, and served as First Lieutenant in the...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); settlements; boats; ; dwellings
    • Detroit - Aerial view of downtown, approx. 1953

    • Black and white aerial photograph from approximately 1953 of downtown Detroit, Michigan and the Detroit River, taken from the east. Some of the iconic Detroit skyline skyscrapers visible in this image include: Book Building, Book-Cadillac Hotel,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Greater Penobscot Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building...

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