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    • Allen, Lewis Seymour and Children

    • Portrait of Lewis Seymour Allen, with children, c.1880. Lodi. Enlisted in company H, Twentieth Infantry, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Aug. 19, 1862. Corporal Jan. 2, 1863. Wounded in action May 12, 1864. Mustered out at DeLaney...
    • Allen, Lewis Seymour;Lewis Seymour Allen; Allen family; American Civil War ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Lodi (Mich.); Ann Arbor (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1865-02-15 Letter from Andy Ewing

    • Letter from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated February 15, 1865. In this letter, he discusses D.C. Cherington's furlough, the status of the regiment, his battle experiences, and his newborn daughter.
    • American Civil War; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andy; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; private; furlough; regimental history;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-02 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses sleeping conditions, the baby's health, his opinions of General Sheridan, the status of family and friends, finances, and the farm.
    • 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; sleeping conditions;...
    • 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  1862-11-24 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 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 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 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;
    • MS 2004-22: Christian and Frederick Bush Collection  1863-04-02 Letter from Frederick Bush

    • Letter from Frederick Bush to Christin Bush, Sr., dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his brother, Christian Bush, and almost losing his foot in a gun accident. On the stationery is the lyrics to "Red, White, and Blue."
    • American Civil War; Bush, Frederick; Frederick Bush; Bush, Sr., Christian; Christian Bush, Sr.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Corporal; "Red, White, and Blue"; poems; song lyrics; hospital; wound;
    • Butler, Chauncy

    • Portrait of Chauncy Butler. Williamston. Enlisted in company H, Twenty-sixth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 12, 1862, at Willaimston, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Sept. 25, 1862. Sergeant. Died May 21, 1864, at Alexandria, Va., of wounds...
    • American Civil War; Butler, Chauncy; Chauncy Butler; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal; noncommissioned officer; Williamston (Mich.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Battle of Spotsylvania Court House;
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-04-16 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith to his brother, dated April 16, 1865. In this letter, he discusses a rumor of Confederates bypassing the blockage and firing shells at the White House.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Annapolis (Md.); Corporal; blockade; Washington, D.C.; Lincoln, Abraham; Abraham Lincoln;
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...

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