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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-06 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, getting a cold, discharges of friends, African Americans, and farming.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); picket duty; illness; discharge;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-12 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, farming, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); illness; agriculture;
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1863-01-18 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated January 18, 1863. In this letter, he discusses lodging conditions, the status of his regiment, and the finances of the army.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Belle Plain (Va.); tent; sleeping conditions; regimental history; finances;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-27 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, the mail, Thanksgiving, dress parade, the status of family and friends, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); mail; Thanksgiving; parade;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 23, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, supply trains, dressing hog meat, his health, and a suicide at camp.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); supplies; railroad; food; illness;...
    • MS 2008-38: Balcom Family Collection  1862-10-30 Letter from Justus A. Balcom

    • Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parents, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 30, 1862. In this letter, he discusses food, marching, the movements of his regiment, and the status of friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); food; marching; regimental history;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-20 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, visiting the Stones River battlefield, community news, and hiring a farm hand.
    • 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 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1862-11-24 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated November 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the health of friends, the movement of his regiment, local farming, and confederate money.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Fredericksburg (Va.); illness; health; agriculture; southern society;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-24 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, picket duty, food, movements of the Confederate Cavalry, the status of family and friends on the front, and the baby.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); picket duty; Confederate Cavalry;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-02-22 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated February 22, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his father's eyesight, the politics of the North, finances, homesickness, the status of family and friends, and alcohol use amongst...
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); politics; Copperhead Movement;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-10 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses finances, arriving in Covington, Kentucky, the train ride, food, parades, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Camp Sigel (Ionia, Mich.); Covington (Ky.); finances;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-02-16 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated February 16, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends, dysentery, and the price of food.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); dysentery; illness; health;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-08-01 Letter from Clarence L. Houseman

    • Letter from Clarence Houseman to his sister, Sally Wheeler, dated August 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, the death of their brother, William, and an anecdote about an African American.
    • American Civil War; Clarence L. Houseman; Houseman, Clarence L.; Sally (Houseman) Wheeler; Wheeler, Sally (Houseman); Rienzi (Miss.); regimental history; William G. Houseman; Houseman, William G.; death; dysentery; African Americans; southern...
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1862-11-02 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated November 2, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his regiment's movements and the status of family and friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Purcellville (Va.);
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-25 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated January 25, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Stones River, Frank's health, the baby, the weather, the railroad, syrup, and the cause of the war.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Battle of Stones River; Stones...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-08 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, the baby's health, his health, the farm, the draft, and finances.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); health; illness; fever;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-17 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 17, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, Philip H. Sheridan being presented a sword, and drunken soldiers.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; illness; Philip Henry...

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