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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-16 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the citizens of Kentucky, local elections, contrabands, and family news.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); Francis William Kellogg; Kellogg,...
    • Tenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The flag you see here hung in the Capitol from a staff surmounted by a gold eagle which bore an engraved silver plate. Everyone assumed it was the regiment's original flag. But closer inspection--possible only after the flags were removed from the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated June 13, 1863. In this letter, he describes life at a Union Hospital, reminisces about past times in Michigan, and comments on public opinion in the north about the war.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Union Army;...
    • Barry, John S.

    • John S. Barry, 4th Governor of Michigan, 1842-1846; 8th Governor of Michigan, 1850-1851. Democrat. Born in New Hampshire in 1802. Died 1870. Buried in Constantine. Lawyer and businessman by trade.
    • Governors; Barry, John S.
    • Blanchard, James J.

    • James J. Blanchard, 45th Governor of Michigan, 1983-1990. Democrat. Religion: Unitarian. Born in Pleasant Ridge in 1942. Lawyer by Trade.
    • Governors; Blanchard, James J.
    • Comstock, William A.

    • William A. Comstock, 33rd Governor of Michigan, 1933-1934. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Alpena in 1877. Died 1949. Buried in Alpena. Banker and businessman by trade.
    • Governors; Comstock, William A.
    • Felch, Alpheus

    • Alpheus Felch, 5th Governor of Michigan, 1846-1847. Democrat. Relgion: Methodist. Born in Maine in 1804. Died 1896. Buried in Ann Arbor. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Felch, Alpheus
    • Ferris, Woodbridge N.

    • Woodbridge N. Ferris, 28th Governor of Michigan, 1913-1916. Democrat. Born in New York in 1853. Died 1928. Buried in Big Rapids. Educator by trade.
    • Governors; Ferris, Woodbridge N.
    • Greenly, William L.

    • William L. Greenly, 6th Governor of Michigan, 1847. Democrat. Born in New York in 1813. Died 1883. Buried in Adrian. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Greenly, William L.
    • Mason, Stevens T.

    • Stevens T. Mason, 1st Governor of Michigan, 1835-1840. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Virginia in 1811. Died 1843. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by Trade. •aAlso, Governor (acting) of Michigan Territory, 1831-1835.p
    • Governors; Mason, Stevens T.
    • McClelland, Robert

    • Robert McClelland, 9th Governor of Michigan, 1852-1853. Democrat. Born in Pennsylvania in 1807. Died 1880. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; McClelland, Robert
    • Murphy, Frank

    • Frank Murphy, 35th Governor of Michigan, 1937-1938. Democrat. Born in Harbor Beach in 1890. Died 1949. Buried in Harbor Beach. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Murphy, Frank
    • Parsons, Andrew

    • Andrew Parsons, 10th Governor of Michigan, 1853-1854. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in New York in 1817. Died 1855. Buried in Corunna. Teacher by trade.
    • Governors; Parsons, Andrew
    • Ransom, Epaphroditus

    • Epaphroditus Ransom, 7th Governor of Michigan, 1848-1850. Democrat. Born in Massachusetts in 1797. Died 1859. Buried in Kalamazoo. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Ransom, Epaphroditus
    • Swainson, John B.

    • John B. Swainson, 42nd Governor of Michigan, 1961-1962. Democrat. Religion: United Church of Christ. Born in Canada in 1925. Died 1994. Lawyer by trade.
    • Governors; Swainson, John B.

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