Skip to main content

Seeking Michigan

You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Creek
(14193 results)



Display: 20

    • MS 61-25: George Arnold Collection  1864 Diary of George Benton Arnold

    • Diary of George Benton Arnold dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses the status of his regiment, deserters (January 25, February 29, March 1), African Americans (April 8, July 25), skirmishes, Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-7), Battle of...
    • American Civil War; George Benton Arnold; Arnold, George Benton; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; regimental history; deserters; African Americans; African American Soldiers; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness,...
    • Grand Ledge - Hemlock Point

    • Black and white photograph of the hemlock grove at Hemlock Point in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Hemlock Point is located at the base of Lions Head Rock, and was a popular destination for boaters on the Grand River. It includes one of the only natural...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Hemlock Point (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Sandstone Creek (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Grand River; nature scenes; rivers
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-12-17 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 17, 1862. In this letter, he discusses family news, scouting, the status of his regiment, illness, and farming in the south.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); scout; Confederate Army;...
    • 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 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-05 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); picket duty; weather; illness;...
    • Battle Creek - Rural mail delivery service on Main Street

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1900-1915 of rural mail delivery service standing on Main Street (contemporary Michigan Avenue) with police officers. The officer on the left has been added into the original photograph at an undetermined time.
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Central National Bank (Battle Creek, Mich.); street scenes; storefronts; police officers; postal workers; people; carriages and coaches
    • Grand Ledge - "Lion Head Rock, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1907-1915 of Lions Head Rock, one of the most well-known ledges in Grand Ledge, Michigan, above Sandstone Creek off of Grand River. Part of the rock was destroyed in 1936 when the city blasted it to lay a...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Sandstone Creek (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Lions Head Rock (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; nature scenes; postcards
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Battle Creek - Aerial view of Battle Creek, circa 1940-1949

    • Black and white aerial photograph of Battle Creek Michigan, circa 1940-1949. The main road shown in the photograph is Michigan Avenue. The large intersection is Monument Square, with the Civil War monument in the center. The three towers, from...
    • Battle Creek (Mich.); Calhoun County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Battle Creek, Mich.); Monument Square (Battle Creek, Mich.); Heritage Tower (Battle Creek, Mich.); Battle Creek Tower (Battle Creek, Mich.); Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center (Battle...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-02-20 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated February 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his promotion, finances, food, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Newport News (Va.); regimental history; promotion; food; finances; navy;...
    • Grand Ledge - "Hemlock Point, Grand Ledge, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1907-1915 of Hemlock Point above Sandstone Creek in Grand Ledge, Michigan. Hemlock Point is located at the base of Lions Head Rock, and was a popular destination for boaters on the Grand River. It includes one of the only...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Sandstone Creek (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Grand River; Hemlock Point (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; nature scenes; postcards
    • Buck, Darwin D.

    • Portrait of Darwin D. Buck, 1862-1863. Battle Creek. Entered service in company F, Eleventh Cavalry, at organization, as Captain. Commissioned Aug. 1, 1863. Mustered Nov. 8, 1863. Commissioned Major, Oct. 4, 1864. Mustered Jan. 19, 1865. ...
    • Buck, Darwin D.;Darwin D. Buck; American Civil War ; ; ; Eleventh Michigan Cavalry ;11th Michigan Cavalry; Eighth Michigan Cavalry ;8th Michigan Cavalry; captain ; major ; Battle Creek (Mich.)
    • Whitman, Austin

    • Portrait of Austin Whitman, or Whitmond, seated, 1861-1863. Enlisted in company F, First Infantry, July 16, 1861, at East Saginaw, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered July 22, 1861. Killed in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Was in the...
    • Whitman, Austin ;Austin Whitman; American Civil War ; ; First Michigan Infantry ;1st Michigan Infantry; East Saginaw (Mich.) ; Gettysburg (Pa.) ; Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, Va., 1862 ; Gaines' Mill, Battle of, Va., 1862 ; Malvern Hill, Battle...
    • McClellan, George Brinton

    • Photograph of General George Brinton McClellan officer At one time Commander in Chief of the Union Army. Lost the post as a result of his ineptness in Pursuing Lee at Antietam. 1861-1865. For further description see M. Boatner's C.W. Dictionary.
    • McClellan, George Brinton;George Brinton McClellan; officer; American Civil War; Mexican-American War; Battle of Antietam Creek
    • Barnes, George C.

    • Portrait of George C. Barnes, 1862-1864. Battle Creek. Entered service in company C, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, July 17, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 26. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 16, 1862. Acting...
    • Barnes, George C. ; George C. Barnes; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; captain ; lieutenant colonel ; major ; Battle Creek (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865 ;...
    • Grand Ledge - Boating on Sandhill Creek along ledges

    • Black and white photograph of a couple boating along Sandstone Creek (just off of Grand River), surrounded by natural ledges in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Sandstone Creek (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Grand River; boats; recreation; people; rivers; nature scenes

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK