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    • 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 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;...
    • Grindstone City - "What they make at Grindstone City"

    • What they make at Grindstone City (Mich.); c. 1907. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - People posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of a man and children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; men; grindstones; postcards
    • Griffin, Peggy L.

    • Grandmother Page, Peggy L. Griffin, born 05-30-1781, died 02-06-1856, was married to Webster Page in 1805 who died Oct. 1819. Oval mat with scroll corners, good condition; case is paper covered wood with geometric design, fair condition; mat made...
    • Ambrotype; Woman; Griffin, Peggy L.; Worchester (Mass.)
    • Grindstone City - Children posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; grindstones; postcards
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-08-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated August 19, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and skirmishes in the Cumberland Mountains. He also discusses religion, courting, and soldier life.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cumberland Mountains; Cumberland Gap; Kentucky; regimental history; skirmish;...
    • Willey, Martin L.

    • Portrait of Martin L. Willey, 1862-1865. Flint. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Dec. 1, 1862. Assigened to company H, Feb. 2, 1863. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company E, March 27, 1863. ...
    • Willey, Martin L. ;Martin L. Willey; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege,...
    • Spaulding, Oliver L.

    • Portrait of Oliver L. Spaulding 1862-1865. St. Johns. Entered service in company A Twenty-third Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant age 29 ... former residence Washington D.C. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Twenty-Third...
    • Spaulding, Oliver L.; Oliver L. Spaulding; Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry ;23rd Michigan Infantry
    • Detroit - "The Waterfront, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1905-1907 showing the view of Detroit, Michigan from Windsor, Ontario across the Detroit River. The ferries shuttling people between Detroit and Windsor are in the foreground. On the very far right can be seen the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); ferries; rivers; cityscapes; boats; steamboats;
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-11-02 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 2, 1862. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiments, the movements of the Confederate Army, and family and community news.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Camp Charleston (W.V.); Kanawha Valley (W.V.); regimental history; Confederate Army;...
    • Bessemer - View of Bessemer from First Bluff

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1930-1939 of an aerial view of Bessemer, Michigan, taken from First Bluff. The baseball field in the foreground is Massie Field, and a shafthouse and other mining buildings can be seen on the distant bluffs. The...
    • Bessemer (Mich.); Gogebic County (Mich.); Massie Field (Bessemer, Mich.); mining buildings; aerial views; cityscapes; postcards
    • Geological Map of the Trap Range of Keweenaw Point

    • Printed. Map is divided into 2 pieces. Map is water stained and is flaking. Shows the potential mineral resources in Keweenaw and Houghton Counties as known in 1863. Scale on original is 2 inches equals 1 mile.
    • Houghton County (Mich.); Keweenaw County (Mich.);geology; mineral resources; copper
    • Bessemer - "Main Street, Bessemer, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1933-1940 depicting Sophie Street (also known as Main Street) in Bessemer, Michigan, looking south from E. Mary Street. At the end of Sophie Street can be seen the distinctive City Hall, built in the mid-1930s...
    • Bessemer (Mich.); Gogebic County (Mich.); Sophie Street (Bessemer, Mich.); Henry's Cafe (Bessemer, Mich.); City Hall (Bessemer, Mich.); city halls; street scenes; storefronts; postcards; automobiles

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