This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twenty-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.
Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated October 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment.
American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush; Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; regimental history;
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 25, 1864. In this letter, he gives an account of the work being done on Fort Jackson and discusses the status of his regiment, leadership and politics in the Union Army.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Sergeant; Plaquemines Parish (La.); Fort Jackson (La.); gun; weather; military...
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 13, 1862. In this letter, he expresses his feelings for Elizabeth, describes why he enlisted in the army and the challenges he faces. He also asks Elizabeth about her community and...
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; courting; camp life; enlistment; morale; soldier behavior; community