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    • 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 88-51 : Jeffery Perry collection  1863 Diary of Jeffery Perry

    • Diary of Jeffery Perry dated January 1, 1863- December 31, 1863. In his diary, Perry predominately discusses the weather with some brief comments regarding events in Perry's camp and about the war in general. At the end of each month, Perry notes...
    • American Civil War; Jeffery Perry; Perry, Jeffery; diary; 5th Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry; finance; rations; travel; hospital; camp life; regimental history; regimental inspection; dress parade; fatigue duty; picket duty; church;...
    • Chelsea - Aerial view of Main Street, looking south

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 of an aerial view of Main Street, looking south, in Chelsea, Michigan. The photograph is most likely taken from the Glazier Stove Company clock tower (constructed in 1907). The offices of Glazier...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); St. Mary's Church (Chelsea, Mich.); aerial views; street scenes; stoves industry; ; cityscapes; postcards
    • Bellaire - Aerial view of Bellaire (Mich.), approx. 1900

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1900 of the northern side of the town of Bellaire, Michigan. The white church is the First Methodist Church (now the Community Methodist Church), one of the oldest churches in Antrim County.
    • Bellaire (Mich.); Antrim County (Mich.); First Methodist Church (Bellaire, Mich.); aerial views; ; cityscapes
    • Detroit - "Washington Boulevard, North from Michigan Ave., Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1917-1923 of Washington Boulevard, looking north from Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is the Book Building (1917), prior to the tower being added in 1926. In the background on the left is the Statler...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); General Alexander Macomb Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Statler Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); Book-Cadillac Hotel (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney...
    • Detroit - "Fort Street, Detroit"

    • Black and white print of Fort Street, looking towards the Fort Street Presbyterian Church (1855, on right) in Detroit, Michigan. Taken from: General History of the State of Michigan; with Biographical Sketches, Portrait Engravings, and Numerous...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Fort Street Presbyterian Church (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; ; people; children; women; church buildings; sidewalk scenes;
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking south from Winder Street

    • Black and white photograph 1960 showing Woodward Avenue, looking south from Winder Street in Detroit, Michigan. On the left is St. John's Episcopal Church, dedicated in 1861, with both the David Broderick Tower (1928 - Louis Kamper) and Central...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); St. John's Episcopal Church (Detroit, Mich.); Fox Theater (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Kamper, Louis, 1861-1953; Central United Methodist Church (Detroit, Mich.); Smith, Hinchman...
    • MS 69-117: Mrs. Thomas Brooke Collection  1864-09-18 Letter from Carlton H. Hawks

    • Letter from Carlton Hawks to Samuel A. Babbitt dated September 18, 1864. In this letter, he discusses Darwin Babbitt's capture and reassures his parents that he is not dead.
    • American Civil War; Darwin H. Babbitt; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Samuel A. Babbitt; Babbitt, Samuel A.; Carlton H. Hawks; Hawks, Carlton H.; Berryville (Va.); Quartermaster Sergeant; prisoners; Union...
    • Kalamazoo - Bronson Park and First Presbyterian Church

    • Black and white stereograph of children posing in Bronson Park with the First Presbyterian Church in the background in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Bronson Park (Kalamazoo, Mich.); First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.); parks; church buildings; people; children; stereographs
    • Horton, Thomas

    • Portrait of Thomas Horton, 1862-1865. Arlington. Enlisted in company G, Nineteenth Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862, at Arlington, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Corporal June 5, 1863. Sergeant Dec. 1, 1863. First Sergeant Dec. 17,...
    • Horton, Thomas ;Thomas Horton; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; Arlington (Mich.) ; Thompson's Station, Battle of, Thompson's Station,...
    • Detroit - "Winter Scene, Washington Boulevard, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1907 showing a winter scene on Washington Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. The twin bell towers of St. Aloysius can be seen on the right, behind the frozen fountain. This was the original church building, built in...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); St. Aloysius Church (Detroit, Mich.); fountains; ; church buildings; street scenes; winter scenes; snow; postcards
    • Clarkston - "Birds Eye View of Clarkston, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from circa 1907-1910 depicting a view of the town of Clarkston, Michigan, taken from a hill. The church steeple on the right belongs to the First Baptist Church, built in 1840. The building is now the Clarkston Union...
    • Clarkston (Mich.); Oakland County (Mich.); First Baptist Church (Clarkston, Mich.); Clarkston United Methodist Church (Clarkston, Mich.); Clarkston Union Bar and Kitchen (Clarkston, Mich); ; church buildings; cityscapes; farms; aerial views;...
    • Grand Rapids - "View of the City of Grand Rapids"

    • Black and white print of a bird's-eye view of Grand Rapids, Michigan, from the book "General History of the State of Michigan" by Charles Richard Tuttle (Detroit: R. D. S. Tyler & Co., 1874).
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); aerial views; ; church buildings;
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.)

    • View of Cathedral Church of St. Mark's, Grand Rapids (Mich.); n.d.
    • Cathedral Church of St. Mark's (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Fountain Street Baptist Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
    • Cheboygan - "Birds Eye View, Cheboygan, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1900-1906 of an aerial view of Cheboygan, Michigan, along the Cheboygan River. The large red brick building with the clock tower in the center is the Cheboygan County Courthouse, built 1898-1900. The building...
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); Cheboygan County Courthouse (Cheboygan, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan Brewing & Malting Company (Cheboygan, Mich.); courthouses; ; church...
    • Lansing - "View of Lansing, Mich. north from Capitol"

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1909 showing a view north from the Michigan State Capitol. The Christ Community Church (formerly the First Baptist Church of Lansing) is on the right.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Christ Community Church (Lansing, Mich.); church buildings; cityscapes; postcards
    • Cadillac - "Shelby Street Cadillac Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1905-1915 of Shelby Street looking north at the intersection with Cass Street, in Cadillac, Michigan. The building on the right on the corner of Cass and Shelby was the home of William Mitchell, a prominent...
    • Cadillac (Mich.); Wexford County (Mich.); Shelby Street (Cadillac, Mich.); Cass Street (Cadillac, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cadillac, Mich.); street scenes; church buildings; ; dwellings; residential neighborhoods


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