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    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-03-15 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated March 15, 1863. In this letter, he describes skirmishes, the Conscription Act, finances, and the status of friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Second Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; skirmish; Conscription Act of 1863; draft;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-12-10 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 10, 1863. In this letter, he relates his opinions on education, churches in the area, weather, the cost of food, and John Hunt Morgan's escape from the Ohio Penitentiary.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); education; Provost Guard; religion; weather; food; finances;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 23, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, politics in the North, his opinions on deserters, a grand review with General Rosecrans, skirmishes, finances, and...
    • 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; health; whooping cough;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-02-09 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated February 9, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the mail, politics in the North, homesickness, the status of family and friends, 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.); postal service; mail; politics;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-01-04 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his sister, Amelia Potter, dated January 4, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, the telegraph in camp, the Emancipation Proclamation, the upcoming election of 1864, Davis's call for...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Amelia Potter; Potter, Amelia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Morrison (Tenn.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; Ulysses S....
    • MS 81-60: Asa L. Landon collection  1864-10-22 Letter from Asa L. Landon

    • Letter from Asa L. Landon to his brother, dated October 22, 1864. In this letter he discusses his possible discharge due to his injury, the upcoming Presidential elections, Abraham Lincoln, defeating the Copperhead Party, and the Emancipation...
    • American Civil War; Landon, Asa L.; Asa L. Landon; 37th Massachusetts Infantry; Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Infantry; injury; correspondence; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; elections; Copperhead Movement; Emancipation Proclamation;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-03-10 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated March 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the mail, Copperheads, the Conscription Act of 1863, and emancipation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Newport News (Va.); health; mail; postal service; Copperhead Movement; Conscription Act of 1863; Emancipation...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-04-03 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated April 3, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his promotion, his health, Copperheads, and his views on the politics of the North.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); First Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; promotion; politics; Copperhead Movement;...
    • 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 91-405: Jackson Family Collection  1863-07-27 Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne

    • Letter from Sanford Douglass Payne to Elizabeth Caroline Wilcox Jackson dated July 27, 1863. In this letter, Payne, as close family friend of the Jacksons, gives his apologizes for not writing sooner, describes his experiences of soldier life, and...
    • American Civil War; Elizabeth Caroline Jackson; Jackson, Elizabeth Caroline; Sanford Douglass Payne; Payne, Sanford Douglass; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry; sergeant; Charles Jackson; Jackson, Charles; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-20 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the courting of his sister by a southern sympathizer.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Fort Pickering (Tenn.); courting; southern sympathizers; Copperhead...
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-08-31 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated August 31, 1864. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiment, how he passes his time in camp, comments on news regarding the Copperhead Movement, and speculates on the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Morganza (La.); White River Station (Ark.); camp life; draft; Copperhead Movement;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-04-13 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard dated April 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Kentuckians views of Potomac troupes, runaway slaves, his desire for a furlough, Copperheads, and his...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lebanon (Ky.); regimental history; battle strategy; civilians; slavery;...

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