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    • 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;...
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-11-08 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated November 8, 1863. In this letter, he details his trip down to Vicksburg (Miss.) on the Steamer John S. Roe, including his accommodations, how the steamer takes on wood, and fellow travelers.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cairo (Ill.); Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); Steamer John S. Roe ; steamer;...
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
    • American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery - Page 002

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Light Artillery regiment. 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.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery
    • 09th Michigan Cavalry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Ninth Michigan Cavalry regiment. 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.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Ninth Michigan Cavalry; 9th Michigan Cavalry
    • Marquette - Marquette - Loading iron ore at Cleveland Dock

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1863 of the Marquette, Michigan shoreline and harbor, with the Cleveland Iron Mining Company ore docks on the right. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars,...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; shorelines; railroads; railroad cars; Cleveland Iron Mining Company

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