Letter from Frederick Bush to George Bush dated September 3, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, General Lee, and skirmishes.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Falmouth (Va.); Corporal; regimental history; Robert E. Lee; Lee, Robert E.;
Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parents, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 30, 1862. In this letter, he discusses food, marching, the movements of his regiment, and the status of friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); food; marching; regimental history;
Letter from Elizabeth Cherington to Mack Ewing dated March 30, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news, community news (particularly the draft), and the status of family members serving on the front.
American Civil War; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; draft substitutes; draft;
Cover Title: Mitchell's Map of Michigan. "Entered according to act of Congress in ... 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell in ... the eastern district of Pennsylvania." Includes tables of: principal stage routes through Michigan; steam boat routes from...