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    • The Old Town of Detroit

    • Map from approximately 1882 showing the "Old Town of Detroit" in relation to the contemporary city.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); cities
    • Dearborn - "Michigan Avenue at Monroe about 1908"

    • Black and white postcard of Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, Michigan, at the intersection with Monroe Street, looking west. The original image is from approximately 1908. The streetcar is part of the Detroit, Jackson and Chicago Railway, which...
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Dearborn, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Monroe Street (Dearborn, Mich.); Detroit United Railway (Mich.); storefronts; streetcars; street scenes; postcards
    • Dearborn - "The Commandant's Quarters"

    • Black and white postcard depicting a photograph of the Commandant's Quarters, one of eleven buildings that made up the Detroit Arsenal in Dearborn, Michigan. In the 1830s, the Detroit Arsenal was moved from within the city of Detroit to a location...
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Dearborn Historical Museum (Dearborn, Mich.); Detroit Arsenal (Dearborn, Mich.); military facilities; officers' quarters; buildings; dwellings; postcards
    • Dearborn - "Military Avenue looking North, Dearborn, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard featuring an 1897 image of the Military Avenue (now Military Street) bridge crossing over the lower branch of the Rouge River in Dearborn, Michigan.
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Rouge, River (Mich.); Lower River Rouge (Mich.); Military Street (Dearborn, Mich.); bridges; rivers; rivers; postcards
    • Map of Redford Township

    • Map from 1876 of Redford Township in Wayne County, showing land ownership.
    • Redford Township (Wayne County, Mich.); land ownership
    • Thibos, John

    • Portrait of John Thibos. Enlisted in company B, Engineers and Mechanics, Dec. 28, 1863, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Artificer Aug. 1, 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 22, 1865.
    • American Civil War; John Thibos; Thibos, John; First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics; 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics; Grand Rapids (Mich.); artificer;
    • Map of Redford Township

    • Reproduction of a printed land ownership map of Redford Township of Wayne County, Michigan in 1876. This map was reproduced in 1984. Scale on original is 2 inches equals 1 mile.
    • Redford Township (Wayne County, Mich.); land ownership; land settlement; rivers
    • 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;
    • Clemence, Nathaniel F.

    • Portrait of Nathaniel F. Clemence. Kalamazoo. Enlisted in company I, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Galesburg for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action June 30, 1862. Discharged for disability at Baltimore, Md. Dec 25,...
    • American Civil War; Nathaniel F. Clemence; Clemence, Nathaniel F.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Kalamazoo (Mich.); private;
    • Stephenson, George

    • Portrait of George Stephenson. Caledonia. Enlisted in company I, Twenty-first Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 2, 1862. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 1, 1863, on account of wounds received in action at Perryville, Ky., Oct. 8, 1862.
    • American Civil War; Stephenson, George; George Stephenson;
    • Arnold, Henry,  Brooks, Alvah O., and Smith. C. Henry

    • Portrait of Henry Arnold, Alvah O. Brooks, and C. Henry Arnold.
      Arnold, Henry. Putnam. Enlisted in company B., Twenty-sixth Infantry as Corporal, Aug. 6, 1862, at Putnam, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Sept. 15, 1862. Discharged for...
    • American Civil War; Henry Arnold; Arnold, Henry; Alvah O. Brooks; Brooks, Alvah O.; C. Henry Smith; Smith, C. Henry; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); Jackson (Mich.); Livingston County (Mich.); drummer;...
    • Mumford, Frederick A., Bangham, George K., and Henry, James V.

    • Portrait of Frederick A. Mumford, George K. Bangham, and James V. Henry
      Mumford, Frederick A. (Veteran), Wayne County. Enlisted in company I, Ninth Infantry, as Sergeant, Aug. 15, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Oct. 15,...
    • American Civil War; Frederick A. Mumford; Mumford, Frederick A.; George K. Bangham; Bangham, George K.; Henry, James V.; James V. Henry; Ninth Michigan Infantry; 9th Michigan Infantry; sergeant; sergeant; noncommissioned officer; second lieutenant;...
    • Howland, William

    • Portrait of William Howland. Burlington. Enlisted in company D, First Sharpshooters, Jan. 10, 1863, at Burlington for 3 years, age 42. Mustered March 31, 1863. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 31, 1865.
    • American Civil War; William Howland; Howland, William; First Michigan Sharpshooters; 1st Michigan Sharpshooters; private; Burlington (Mich.);
    • Hastings, Smith H.

    • Portrait of Smith H. Hastings. Enlisted in company C, First Infantry, April 24, 1861, at Coldwater, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., Aug. 7, 1861. Re-entered service in company M, Fifth Cavalry, as First Lieutenant, at...
    • American Civil War; Smith H. Hastings; Hastings, Smith H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Coldwater (Mich.); private; First Lieutenant; commissioned officer; captain; major; lieutenant colonel; colonel; horse;

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