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
Letter from Robert McClung and Rebecca McClung to Nan Ewing dated April 24, 1862. In this letter, they discuss family news, Nan Ewing's recent marriage, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; McClung, Robert; Robert McClung; Rebecca (Hank) McClung; McClung, Rebecca (Hank); Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nan Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing;
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 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
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 Frederick Bush to Christian Bush, Sr. dated August 1, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, finances and General Lee.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; Warrenton (Va.); Robert E. Lee; Lee, Robert E.; regimental history;
Letter from Edwin A. Bush dated February 18, 1864. In this letter, he discusses General Longstreet's movement in Tennessee, religion, his impressions of the South, General Schofield, General Foster, and the weather.
American Civil War; Edwin A. Bush; Bush, Edwin A.; 17th Michigan Infantry; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; private;James Longstreet; Longstreet, James; John McAllister Schofield; Schofield, John McAllister; John Gray Foster; Foster, John Gray;...
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Henry and Debbie dated October 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his stay in the hospital for jaundice, the status of his regiment, Confederate Prisoners of War, visiting the battlefield at Perryville, and...
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; New Market (Ky.); Sergeant; hospital; illness; jaundice; regimental history; Bacon, John H.; John H. Bacon; Confederate Prisoners of War;...
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Edward Potter dated October 24, 1864. In this letter, he discusses his regiment following General Hood and skirmishes.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Rome (Ga.); John Bell Hood; Hood, John Bell; regimental history; skirmish;