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    • Tracy, Benjamin C.

    • Portrait of Benjamin C. Tracy, 1861-1865. Grand Rapids. Enlisted in company F, Third Infantry, as Sergeant, May 13, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 29. Mustered June 10, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant Jan. 1, 1862. Commissioned...
    • Tracy, Benjamin C. ;Benjamin C. Tracy; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; brigade quartermaster ; Grand Rapids (Mich.) ; Detroit...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-12-17 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 17, 1862. In this letter, he discusses family news, scouting, the status of his regiment, illness, and farming in the south.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); scout; Confederate Army;...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, post war, c.1900. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit,...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...
    • 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 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • 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 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-08 Letter from George L. Daniels

    • Letter from George L. Daniels to Arza Bartholomew, dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, marching, rations, looting, the weather, and the reasons for the war.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; George L. Daniels; Daniels, George L; Fifty-third Illinois Infantry; 53rd Illinois Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Holly Springs (Miss.); regimental history;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-08-31 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated August 31, 1864. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiment, how he passes his time in camp, comments on news regarding the Copperhead Movement, and speculates on the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Morganza (La.); White River Station (Ark.); camp life; draft; Copperhead Movement;...
    • Salter, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. Salter, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in company A, First Infantry, April 18, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 months, age 21. Mustered May 1, 1861. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., Aug. 7, 1861. Re-entered service in company E,...
    • Salter, Charles H. ;Charles H. Salter; American Civil War ; ; ; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry ;16th Michigan Infantry; First Michigan Infantry ;1st Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brigade...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-03-28 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated March 28, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, the citizens of Louisville, and his trip from Virginia to Kentucky.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Louisville (Ky.); regimental history; civilians;
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, 1861-1865. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., July...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-05 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated January 5, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Stones River, deserters, their captain's wounds, and the status of family and friends.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Stones River, Battle of,...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-07-27 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 27, 1864. In this letter, he describes the process in which his regiment is fortifying the area from rebel attacks, the surrounding area and rumors of the Union Army's movements.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; White River (Ark.); St. Charles (Ark.); gunboats; regimental history; rifle pit; mail;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-04-13 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard dated April 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Kentuckians views of Potomac troupes, runaway slaves, his desire for a furlough, Copperheads, and his...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lebanon (Ky.); regimental history; battle strategy; civilians; slavery;...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, 1861-1864. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., July...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...

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