This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Second Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry
Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
Two letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 12, 1864 and May 14, 1864. In the letters, Ewing and Hank describe Baltimore, Md., Fredericksburg, Va. and seeing Confederate Prisoners of War marching to Washington, D.C.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Hank, Alvin; Alvin Hank; Confederate Prisoners of War; Fredericksburg (Va.); American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second...
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
Letters from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated January 4, 1864 and Lydia Hank to Mack Ewing (undated). In the first letter, Ewing discusses the status of the regiment and the weather. In the second, Lydia Hank discusses Alvin Hank and her desire...
American Civil War; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Hank, Lydia (Abbott); Lydia (Abbott) Hank; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andy; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry;...
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.