Letter from Robert McDougall to Mack Ewing dated July 4, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and his battle experiences.
American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Cavalry; Second Michigan Cavalry; McDougall, Robert; Robert McDougall; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Boonville (Mo.); regimental history
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 Frederick Bush to George Bush dated April 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends serving on the front. He also transcribed the lyrics to "The Friends I Left Behind Me."
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Fairfax (Va.); Corporal; "The Friends I Left Behind me"; poems; song lyrics;
Letter from Emily Barnard to her sister, Ellen Barnard, dated April 15, 1865. In this letter, she discusses a visit from her brother, William A. Barnard, the assassination of President Lincoln, and courting.
American Civil War; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Groton (Mass.); William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; "Richmond has Fallen"; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; courting; music;
Letter from William Barnard to Ellen Barnard dated October 9, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, food, and camp life.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Pleasant Valley (Md.); regimental history; food; camp life; Harpers Ferry (Va.)
Letter from Prescott M. Skinner to Stephan A. Barnard dated September 11, 1864. In this letter, he describes the treatment of prisoners of war.
American Civil War; Prescott M. Skinner; Skinner, Prescott M.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Petersburg (Va.); Union Prisoners of War;
Letter from Enoch Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 6, 1864. In this letter, he discusses family news, the status of family members serving on the front, the upcoming Presidential election, and Copperheads.
American Civil War; Enoch Ewing; Ewing, Enoch; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Presidential Election of 1864; Copperhead Movement; northern peace movement;
Transcript of letter from Edson Conrad to his sister, Mary Conrad, dated January 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Fredericksburg, relations with the Confederate Army, morale, supplies, food, and finances.