Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated August 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses locales taking the oath of allegiance.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Captain; Commissioned Officer; civilians; Oath of Allegiance; Cumberland Mountains; civilians
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his sister, Amelia Potter, dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, he describes the Siege of Atlanta and his promotion.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Amelia Potter; Potter, Amelia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Captain; Commissioned Officer; promotion; Siege of Atlanta; Atlanta Campaign, 1864; Atlanta (Ga.);...
Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father,William Crane, dated January 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses rations, diarrhea, his opinions on the war and General McClellan, religion, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the weather.
American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; rations; food; diarrhea; George McClellan; McClellan, George; religion; weather; Emancipation Proclamation;
Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 26, 1864 through May 30, 1864. In his letters, Ewing describes his stay in the hospital for dysentery, family members serving in the Civil War, the impending march to Richmond and camp life.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; dysentery; hospital; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Richmond (Va.); illness
Letter from Lydia Hank to Mack Ewing dated January 29, 1865. In this letter, she discusses Alvin Hank and the difficulty of sending and receiving mail from behind Confederate lines. Included is a drawing by her son, Gardner Hank.