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 Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C. and the status of family and friends serving on the front.. In an attached undated letter, he discusses religion, his health, furloughs, and...
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; religion;
Letter from Samuel Mathews to his brother and sister dated January 18, 1862. In this letter, he discusses getting his photograph taken, the weather, the status of his regiment and his belief that the war will end soon.
American Civil War; Samuel Mathews; Mathews, Samuel; Third Michigan Infantry; 3rd Michigan Infantry; private; regimental history; morale;
Letter from Samuel Mathews to his brother and sister dated April 7, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Henry Mathews, the Confederate Army, the Union Army, and community news.
American Civil War; Samuel Mathews; Mathews, Samuel; Third Michigan Infantry; 3rd Michigan Infantry; private; regimental history; Confederate Army; Union Army; Henry Mathews; Mathews, Henry;