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    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his cousin dated December 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the camp, looting, the weather, General McClellan's opinion on the 2nd Michigan Infantry, a local wash woman, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; looting; weather; George McClellan; McClellan, George; wash woman; clothes; laundry; women;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-31 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated December 31, 1861. In this letter, he discusses winter quarters, his brother, Emory, officers receiving promotions because of their prominent friends, the Trent Affair (Mason and...
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; John E. Crane; Crane, John E.; officers; promotion; The Trent Affair; Orlando...
    • 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 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-02-19 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated February 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the progress and duration of the war, his childhood, and his family relationships.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); childhood; family relationships; John Emory Crane;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-02 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated December 2, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his brother's enlistment, being in a review for General Samuel P. Heintzelman, looting a window, societal norms for women and letter writing,...
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; military review;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-01-05 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the Trent Affair, his opinion that the war will end in 1863, Colonel Poe, the weather, and camp.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry;Camp Michigan (Va.); health; illness; The Trent Affair; Orlando Metcalfe Poe; Poe, Orlando Metcalfe; weather;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-02-22 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated February 22, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, his opinions on McClellan and the war, finances, and slavery.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); health; illness; McClellan, George; George McClellan; morale; finances; slavery;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-03-05 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated March 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Quakers in the area, deserted Confederate homes, building roads, the movements of his division, and a captain in...
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); regimental history; Quakers; roads; George McClellan; McClellan, George; traitor;

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