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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 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
    • Detroit - Campus Martius circa 1890-1900

    • Black and white copy print of a circa 1890-1900 photograph of Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. On the far side of the square is the old Detroit Opera House (built 1869), with the J. L. Hudson department store on the ground floor (before it had...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit,...
    • Detroit - Skyline looking northwest from south of Wayne County Building

    • Black and white photograph showing the view northeast from just south of the Wayne County Building (formerly Wayne County Courthouse, built 1902 and shown on the right of the image) in Detroit, Michigan. Visible are the Cadillac Tower (originally...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Tower (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square Building (Detroit, Mich.); Water Board Building (Detroit, Mich.); J. L Hudson Company (Detroit, Mich.); J. L. Hudson...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1861-05-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated May 19, 1961. In this letter, he discusses the trip taken by himself and his squad from Michigan to Ohio via steamer and train.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Detroit River; Lake Erie; Michigan; Ohio; Cleveland (Ohio); Steamer Cleveland;...
    • Kalamazoo - "South Burdick, Kalamazoo, Mich."

    • Black and white photo postcard from circa 1930-1940 of South Burdick Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. On the left is an S. S. Kresge Company store, the company which would become Kmart and whose headquarters were in Detroit.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Burdick Street (Kalamazoo, Mich.); street scenes; S. S. Kresge Company; stores; storefronts; department stores; automobiles; postcards
    • Grindstone City - "Scene at Grindstone City near Port Austin, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1935-1945 showing abandoned grindstones along the shore of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; beaches; shorelines; Lake Huron; lakes; postcards
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-17 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his brother, Edward Barnard dated December 17, 1862. In this letter, he describes the Battle of Fredericksburg, looting, and his new hat.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Edward Barnard; Barnard, Edward; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); Fredericksburg, Battle of Fredericksburg; Battle of,...


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