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    • 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 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
    • 07th Michigan Cavalry - Page 001

    • This volume follows the Seventh Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-11-01 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 1, 1863. In this letter, he describes his trip from Columbus (Ohio) to Cairo (Ill.) which includes a negative review of Queen City (Ohio) and a railroad accident.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Camp Chase (Ohio); Columbus (Ohio); railroad; railroad accidents; Queen City (Ohio);...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-07-27 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 27, 1864. In this letter, he describes the process in which his regiment is fortifying the area from rebel attacks, the surrounding area and rumors of the Union Army's movements.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; White River (Ark.); St. Charles (Ark.); gunboats; regimental history; rifle pit; mail;...
    • Map of Representative Districts...of Michigan

    • Maps from 1915 showing the congressional representative districts for the State of Michigan, with details of certain counties shown on pages three and four.
    • maps; administrative and political divisions; election districts;
    • Map of Senatorial Districts...of Michigan

    • Maps from 1905 showing the congressional senatorial districts for the State of Michigan, with details of Wayne and Kent counties shown on page three.
    • maps; administrative and political divisions; election districts;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-06-09 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated June 9, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, the Battle of Cold Harbor, and the Copperhead Movement.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Richmond (Va.); regimental history; Copperhead Movement; northern peace...
    • Map of Representative Districts...of Michigan

    • Maps from 1915 showing the congressional representative districts for the State of Michigan, with details of certain counties shown on pages three and four.
    • maps; administrative and political divisions; election districts;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-06 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 6, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses daily tasks, religion, soldier behavior, the upcoming Presidential election, and his view on the war turning from a war to preserve the Union to a war to...
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Vallandigham, Clement L.; Slavery; African...
    • Map of Senatorial Districts...of Michigan

    • Maps from 1907 showing the congressional senatorial districts for the State of Michigan, with detail of Detroit and Wayne County shown on page three.
    • maps; administrative and political divisions; election districts;
    • 22nd Michigan Infantry - Page 008

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 22nd Michigan Infantry; Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-01 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated December 1, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, Fredericksburg, Virginia, the replacement of McClellan with Burnside, his promotion, supplies, and the...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; George McClellan; McClellan,...
    • Detail of Photograph of Oath of Allegiance, Detroit 1861

    • Closer detail of: Photograph of a crowd gathered in front of the old post office on Griswold St in Detroit, Michigan, for the administering of the Oath of Allegiance. Many horses and buggies are also shown. In the distance is the Baptist Church...
    • American Civil War; Soldiers; Military parades & ceremonies; Pledges of allegiance; Military bands; Crowds; Streets; Detroit (Mich.)

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