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    • Burnside, Ambrose E.

    • Photograph of Ambrose E. Burnside Union general who served under McClellan at Antietam and was directly responsible for the failure to pursue Lee. Involved at Battle of the Wilderness Spotsylvania and Bethesda Church 1861-1865. For further...
    • Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881 ;Ambrose E. Burnside; American Civil War ; general ;
    • Burnside, Ambrose E.

    • Photograph of Ambrose E. Burnside Union general who served under McClellan at Antietam and was directly responsible for the failure to pursue Lee. Involved at Battle of the Wilderness Spotsylvania and Bethesda Church 1860-1865. (For further...
    • Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881;Ambrose E. Burnside; American Civil War ; general
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-01-20 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 20, 1862. In this letter, he discusses camp life, the weather, the duration of the war, and his opinions on General Halleck and General Burnside.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp life; weather; morale; Halleck, Henry Wager; Henry Wager Halleck; Burnside,...
    • 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;...
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1862-11-12 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated November 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the health of friends, the change from General McClellan to General Burnside, and finances.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Fayettesville (Va.); illness; jaundice; George McClellan; McClellan,...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-01 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated December 1, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, Fredericksburg, Virginia, the replacement of McClellan with Burnside, his promotion, supplies, and the...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; George McClellan; McClellan,...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-11-13 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated November 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the change in leadership from McClellan to Burnside, his opinion on the war, the status of friends on the front, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Waterloo (Va.); McClellan, George; George McClellan; Burnside, Ambrose; Ambrose Burnside; religion;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-11-21 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated November 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the transfer of his infantry from the 3rd Army Corps to the 9th Army Corps, his opinions on McClellan and Burnside, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fredericksburg (Va.); George McClellan; McClellan, George; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; religion;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-01-25 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated January 25, 1864. In this letter, he discusses his injury, and rumors concerning General Burnside.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; furlough; Detroit (Mich.); Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; injury;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-25 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 25, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses his opinions on General Meade and General Burnside, finances, patching and darning, and politics.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Mack Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; George...
    • MS 69-124: Ben J. Allen Collection  1862-02-11 Letter from Giles B. Allen

    • Letter from Giles Allen to his mother, Nancy Allen, dated February 11, [1862]. In this letter, he discusses recovering from the mumps, General Burnside capturing Roanoke Island, a sword presentation, the colonel of the regiment, gossip about the...
    • American Civil War; Giles B. Allen; Allen, Giles B.; Nancy (Whitlsie) Allen; Allen, Nancy (Whitlsie); Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry; Baltimore (Md.); health; illness; mumps; Burnside, Ambrose; Ambrose Burnside; Roanoke Island...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-12-02 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated December 2, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his opinions on General Burnside, finances, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; finances; religion;

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