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    • MS 88-270: Harold Reichtmyer collection  1901-05-21 GAR Postcard

    • A GAR postcard to Hamilton Potter from his commander dated May 21, 1901. This postcard relays orders for the attendance of Potter at the funeral of George L. Seagrove.
    • American Civil War; Grand Army of the Republic; Hamilton Potter; Potter, Hamilton; postcard; funeral; Seagrove, George L.; George L. Seagrove; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry
    • Sweeney, James L.

    • Portrait of James L. Sweeney, post war, c.1880. (Veteran) Eaton County. Enlisted in company H, Sixth Infantry, Aug. 7, 1861, at Charlotte, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 20, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1864 at Port Hudson, La. Mustered Feb....
    • Sweeney, James L. ;James L. Sweeney; American Civil War ; ; Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Eaton County (Mich.) ; Charlotte (Mich.)
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...
    • Gage, Morgan L.

    • Portrait of Morgan L. Gage, 1861-1862. East Saginaw. Captain. Independent company (Brady Guard) Mexican War, June 18 1847. Mustered out at close of war. Entered service in company A, Fourteenth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, Nov. 5,...
    • Gage, Morgan L. ;Morgan L. Gage; American Civil War ; ; ; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry;14th Michigan Infantry ; Mexican War ; captain ; East Saginaw (Mich.) ; Saginaw (Mich.) ; saber
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • MS 81-60: Asa L. Landon collection  1865-06-21 Letter from Asa L. Landon

    • Letter from Asa L. Landon to his brother and sister, dated June 21, 1965. In this letter, he discusses his arm injury and, in relation, his future discharge and pension, as well as Confederate President Jeff Davis.
    • American Civil War; Landon, Asa L.; Asa L. Landon; 37th Massachusetts Infantry; Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Infantry; discharge; injury; pension; Jefferson F. Davis; Davis, Jefferson F.; correspondence;
    • Ramsay - Mill Street

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1930-1940 showing Mill Street in Ramsay, Michigan.
    • Ramsay (Mich.); Gogebic County (Mich.); Mill Street (Ramsay, Mich.); street scenes; postcards
    • Grand Haven Harbor and Grand River, Michigan

    • Map from 1926 created for the War Department of the Grand Haven harbor, where the Grand River flows into Lake Michigan.
    • Grand Haven (Mich.); Grand River (Mich.); harbors; rivers; maps; transportation;
    • MS 57-20: Mrs. Russell Peterson Collection  1862-09-06 Letter from John L. Brooks

    • Letter from John Brooks to his daughter, Mary Jane Brooks, dated September 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses yellow fever, black vomit, his son's recovery from yellow fever, contrabands working in the hospital,
    • American Civil War; John L. Brooks; Brooks, John L.; Brooks, Mary Jane; Mary Jane Brooks; Isobell Brooks; Brooks, Isobell; 90th New York Infantry; Ninetieth New York Infantry; Key West (Fla.); James F. Brooks; Brooks, James F.; yellow fever;...
    • Grindstone City - Aerial view of boathouse and marina

    • Color postcard from approximately 1963 showing an aerial view of the Grindstone City, Michigan marina, boathouse and shoreline along Lake Huron. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); Lake Huron; marinas; harbors; aerial views; lakes; shorelines; postcards
    • Detroit - "Aerial perspective of proposed Chrysler expressway"

    • Black and white aerial view of downtown Detroit, Michigan from 1960. The view is looking north from Woodward east to Rivard and the Detroit River north to about Adams, and shows the proposed I-375 route on the right.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Randolph Street (Detroit, Mich.); Gratiot Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Jefferson Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Grand Circus Park (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott Building...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking from the southwest

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1963-1973 showing a skyline view of Detroit, Michigan, from the southwest. Building in this image include, from left to right, Book Building and Tower (1926 - Louis Kamper), J. L. Hudson's department store...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); One Woodward Avenue; J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson Building (Detroit, Mich.); Book Building (Detroit, Mich.); David Stott...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbot dated June 9, 1863. In this letter, he discusses trouble acquiring stamps to mail his letters, family gossip, his wound and the Union hospital. He also briefly mentions being taken prisoner at...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); courting; mail; wound; Union Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-08 Letter from George L. Daniels

    • Letter from George L. Daniels to Arza Bartholomew, dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, marching, rations, looting, the weather, and the reasons for the war.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; George L. Daniels; Daniels, George L; Fifty-third Illinois Infantry; 53rd Illinois Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Holly Springs (Miss.); regimental history;...


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