Letter from Robert McClung and Rebecca McClung to Nan Ewing dated April 24, 1862. In this letter, they discuss family news, Nan Ewing's recent marriage, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; McClung, Robert; Robert McClung; Rebecca (Hank) McClung; McClung, Rebecca (Hank); Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nan Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing;
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;
Letter from Alvin Hank to Caleb Hank dated August 12, 1864. In this letter, Hank discusses his opinion on other soldiers' behavior, his opinion on Copperheads, and his consideration of military school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Alvin Hank; American Civil War; Caleb Hank; Hank, Alvin; Hank, Caleb; Second Michigan Infantry; Copperhead Movement; soldier behavior; northern peace movement
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses the status of his regiment and the status of family and friends in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing;
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 27, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses hospital duties, family news, and rejoining his regiment after his stay at the hospital.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Second Michigan Infantry; Fairfax Seminary Hospital (Alexandria,...
Letter from Christian Bush to his father, Christian Bush, dated March 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses illnesses in his company, his sentiments about abolitionists and slavery, and community news.
American Civil War; Bush, Christian; Christian Bush; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Washington, D.C.; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; illness; abolitionists; slavery; African Americans;