Likeness of a young girl who with her sister was held in slavery by her own father in northern Alabama. They were both sent north by the 3rd. Michigan Cavalry, presented by Capt. F.C. Anderson. Portrait on raspberry colored antique glass,...
Ambrotype; Girls; Alabama; Third Michigan Cavalry; Captain F.C. Anderson
Letter from Robert McDougall to Mack Ewing dated July 4, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and his battle experiences.
American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Cavalry; Second Michigan Cavalry; McDougall, Robert; Robert McDougall; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Boonville (Mo.); regimental history
Letter from Amori B. Cook to George H. Cook dated April 1, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the death of William H.H. Cook, making sugar, and the weather.
American Civil War; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Riley (Mich.); death; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; agriculture; weather;
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.
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 20, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, the baby, food, supplies, and the status of family and friends on the front.
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 14, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, family news, soldier life, tents, the status of family and friends, food, and the baby.
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.
Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses being under arrest with the Provost Guard, rejoining his regiment, skirmishes, the Battle of the Wilderness, and the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek.
American Civil War; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Darwin H. Babbitt; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; prisoners; prison; Provost Guard; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; Battle of Totopotomoy Creek;...
1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
Designating flag for the Second Brigade, Sixth Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Army of the Mississippi. "Designating flags" identified the command headquarters of army units. They were often swallowtail guidons or pennants like...
American Civil War; battle flags; Army of the Mississippi
Organized at Mount Clemens, this regiment was sent to Kentucky in May 1863 to chase General John Morgan, whose rebel raiders were terrorizing Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Before the regiment left for Kentucky, the ladies of Mount Clemens gave the...