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    • MS 55-24: Gordon Smith Collection  1862-04-19 Letter from Soloman Kroll

    • Letter from Soloman Kroll to his friends dated April 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Fort Pulaski, agriculture, finances, and the purchase of a revolver.
    • American Civil War; Soloman Kroll; Kroll, Soloman; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Tybee Island (Ga.); private; agriculture; Fort Pulaski (Ga.); Battle of Fort Pulaski; Fort Pulaski (Ga.)--Siege, 1862; gun;...
    • Edgerly, Henry C.

    • Portrait of Henry C. Edgerly 1861-1865. Mt. Clemens. Entered service in company B Fifth Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant June 19 1861 age 30 ... Mustered Jan. 20 1863. Resigned on account of disability Jan. 8 1865. For further...
    • Edgerly, Henry C.;Henry C. Edgerly; American Civil War; ; military officer; ; Fifth Michigan Cavalry;5th Michigan Cavalry; Eighth Michigan Cavalry;8th Michigan Cavalry; Mount Clemens (Mich.)
    • Maloney, Thomas

    • Portrait of Thomas Maloney. (Veteran), Jackson County. Enlisted in company K, Eighth Infantry, Sept. 3, 1861, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Corporal. Enlisted in regular army at Pleasant Valley, Md., Oct. 24, 1862. ...
    • American Civil War; Thomas Maloney; Maloney, Thomas; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; Jackson County (Mich.); Jackson (Mich.); private; corporal; sergeant; noncommissioned officer; flag;
    • Elder, John A.

    • Portrait of John A. Elder, 1861-1865. Lansing. Enlisted in company E, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, June 14, 1861, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion, May 13, 1863. Commissioned Second...
    • Elder, John A. ;John A. Elder; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; captain ; Lansing (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of,...
    • Doane, John W.

    • Portrait of John W. Doane, 1861-1864. Pine Run. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 12, 1861, at Alma, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion April 9, 1863. ...
    • Doane, John W. ;John W. Doane; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Pine Run (Mich.) ; Alma (Mich.)
    • 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;...
    • Fuller, George B.

    • Portrait of George B. Fuller, 1862-1865. Jackson. Entered service in company K, Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Jan. 8, 1862. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant, April 13, 1862. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Fuller, George B. ;George B. Fuller; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; acting major ; Jackson (Mich.)
    • McCreery, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. McCreery, 1861-1865. Flint. Entered service in Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Sept. 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Sept. 24, 1862. Commissioned Captain, company F, March 27,...
    • McCreery, Charles H. ;Charles H. McCreery; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; assistant...
    • Ely, Ralph

    • Portrait of Ralph Ely, 1861-1866. Alma. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, , Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 41. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Wounded in action at...
    • Ely, Ralph ;Ralph Ely; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet colonel ; colonel ; brevet brigadier general ;...
    • Shattuck, Edgar S.

    • Portrait of Edgar S. Shattuck, 1864-1865. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, Feb. 3, 1864, at Lansing, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Feb. 3, 1864. Mustered out at Delaney House, D.C., July 30, 1865 (Descriptive Roll Eighth Michigan...
    • Shattuck, Edgar S. ;Edgar S. Shattuck; American Civil War ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Lansing (Mich.) ; medal
    • Carpenter, John

    • Portrait of John Carpenter 1863. Member of Company G 8th Michigan Cavalry. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Eighth Cavalry Volunteers).
    • Carpenter, John;John Carpenter; Eighth Michigan Cavalry ;8th Michigan Cavalry
    • Doyle, Richard N.

    • Portrait of Richard N. Doyle, 1861-1865. Greenville. Entered service in company H, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 31. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. ...
    • Doyle, Richard N. ;Richard N. Doyle; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Greenville (Mich.) ; James Island (S. C.) ; Grand...
    • Hutchinson, Robert G.

    • Portrait of Robert G. Hutchinson, 1861-1865. St. Johns. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as First Sergeant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 26 Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant May 14, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Hutchinson, Robert G. ;Robert G. Hutchinson; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; St. Johns (Mich.) ; Ithaca (Mich.) ; James Island (S....
    • Swinscoe, George E.

    • Portrait of George E. Swinscoe, 1861-1864. Detroit. Enlisted in Eighth Infantry, as Sergeant Major, Sept. 23, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, company H, Jan. 9, 1862. ...
    • Swinscoe, George E. ;George E. Swinscoe; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; adjutant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne...
    • Donahue, James S.

    • Portrait of James S. Donahue, 1861-1864. Flint. Entered service in company B, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned Sept. 24, 1861. Mustered September, 1861. ...
    • Donahue, James S. ;James S. Donahue; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Secessionville, Battle of, Secessionville, S.C., 1862 ; James Island...

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