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    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-07-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his parents dated July 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses moving the sick from Yorktown, Virginia, to Portsmouth, Rhode Island and his impressions of Portsmouth.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Portsmouth (R.I.); Wheaton Hospital (Portsmouth, R.I.); hospital; nursing; nurse;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-__ Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory Crane's health, his opinions on the war and foreign intervention.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fort Lyon (Va.); John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; England;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 15, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory's health, finances, his father's health, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; health; John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; illness; courting;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-10-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated October 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, his relationship with his father, finances, food, his girlfriend, Emma, and the Emancipation Proclamation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Upton Hill (Va.); Arlington (Va.); health; family relationships; finances; food; camp life; courtship;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-10-29 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated October 29, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, food, finances, the weather, soldier life, religion, farming, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Whites Ford (Va.); Arlington (Va.); regimental history; food; finances; weather; soldier life; soldier...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-11-13 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated November 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the change in leadership from McClellan to Burnside, his opinion on the war, the status of friends on the front, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Waterloo (Va.); McClellan, George; George McClellan; Burnside, Ambrose; Ambrose Burnside; religion;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-11-21 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated November 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the transfer of his infantry from the 3rd Army Corps to the 9th Army Corps, his opinions on McClellan and Burnside, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fredericksburg (Va.); George McClellan; McClellan, George; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; religion;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-12-02 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated December 2, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his opinions on General Burnside, finances, and religion.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; finances; religion;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-01-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father,William Crane, dated January 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses rations, diarrhea, his opinions on the war and General McClellan, religion, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; rations; food; diarrhea; George McClellan; McClellan, George; religion; weather; 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 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-01-11 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated January 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, winter quarters, food rations, religion, camp life, and the health of family members.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; regimental history; camp life; soldier behavior; food; rations; health; illness;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his impressions of Louisville, the camp, spies, and visiting Harpers Ferry.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Bardstown (Ky.); regimental history; Louisville (Ky.); spy; camp; Harpers Ferry (Va.); John Brown;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-02-06 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his parents dated February 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the status of his regiment, leaving the winter camp, and finances.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; health; illness; regimental history; winter quarters; camp; finances;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-04-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated April 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses religion, his father's health, and bringing his brother's body home.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Lebanon (Ky.); religion; health; John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; death; burial;

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