Letter from Nan Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 19, 1864 through November 21, 1864. In this letter, she discusses Alvin Hank and family news. A newspaper clipping of "Oh No We Never Mention Him" (referring to George McClellan) is also included.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; George McClellan; McClellan, George
Poem by Seth N. Beden dated June 1, 1865. In this poem, Beden triumphs the 4th Michigan Cavalry for their part in the Civil War. He also discusses slavery and the soldiers who lost their lives during the Rebellion.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Beden, Seth N; Seth N. Beden; "Going Home"; poems;
Newspaper clipping describing action at Knoxville, Tenn. The article mentions Cornelius Byington being captured and having his leg amputated. He died shortly after these events.
American Civil War; Cornelius Byington; Byington, Cornelius; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Commissioned Officer; major; Knoxville (Tenn.); amputation; death; wound; Union Prisoners of War;
Newspaper clipping from the New York Herald regarding the status of the Union Army.
American Civil War; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; assassination; John Wilkes Booth; Booth, John Wilkes; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; Grant, Ulysses S.; Ulysses S. Grant; Washington, D.C.;