Letter from Amori B. Cook to George H. Cook dated April 1, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the death of William H.H. Cook, making sugar, and the weather.
American Civil War; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Riley (Mich.); death; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; agriculture; weather;
Letter from Amori B. Cook to William H.H. ("Henry") Cook dated March 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses family news, Henry's health, making sugar, and their childhood. William H.H. Cook died March 24, 1862 of disease.
American Civil War; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; illness; agriculture;
Ledger kept at Quartermaster's Department in Detroit by Andrew J. Weston, a clerk and bookkeeper, during the Civil War. Contains items of clothing issued to members of Company G, Second Michigan Infantry.
American Civil War; Andrew J. Weston; Weston, Andrew J.; Detroit (Mich.); 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; Quartermaster's Department; ledger
Journal kept at Quartermaster's Department in Detroit by Andrew J. Weston, a clerk and bookkeeper, during the Civil War. Contains items of clothing issued to members of Company G, Second Michigan Infantry.
American Civil War; Andrew J. Weston; Weston, Andrew J.; Detroit (Mich.); Quartermaster's Department; ledger;
Letter from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated February 15, 1865. In this letter, he discusses D.C. Cherington's furlough, the status of the regiment, his battle experiences, and his newborn daughter.
American Civil War; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andy; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; private; furlough; regimental history;...
Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses being under arrest with the Provost Guard, rejoining his regiment, skirmishes, the Battle of the Wilderness, and the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek.
American Civil War; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Darwin H. Babbitt; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; prisoners; prison; Provost Guard; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; Battle of Totopotomoy Creek;...
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;
The Fourth mustered in at Detroit in August 1862 under the command of Robert H. G. Minty. In November 1864, after the Fourth had been in the field for more than two years, this flag—bearing 40 battle honors—was sent to the regiment by the...
Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;
Letter from Clarence Houseman to his sister, Sally Wheeler, dated August 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, the death of their brother, William, and an anecdote about an African American.
American Civil War; Clarence L. Houseman; Houseman, Clarence L.; Sally (Houseman) Wheeler; Wheeler, Sally (Houseman); Rienzi (Miss.); regimental history; William G. Houseman; Houseman, William G.; death; dysentery; African Americans; southern...