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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-19 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses traveling on a steamer, skirmishes, Confederate battle strategies.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Indianapolis (Ind.); steamer; skirmish; Confederate...
    • 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 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-05 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); picket duty; weather; illness;...
    • Detroit - E. 8 Mile, SE of Dequinder

    • Assessment sheet with accompanying slides for storefronts along East 8 Mile, SE of Dequinder, Detroit, Michigan; 1963-1964. Stores include Kroger, W.T. Grant, Winkelmans, National, Lane Bryant, Good House Keeping, Crown Furniture, Cunningham Drugs...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); storefronts
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the postal service, status of his regiment, his opinions of different generals, and courting.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); steamer; George W. Morgan; Morgan, George W.; weather; courting; Kent...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-25 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 25, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses his opinions on General Meade and General Burnside, finances, patching and darning, and politics.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Mack Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; George...
    • Landscape, tavern at 6 mile road and Woodward Ave.

    • Landscape, tavern at 6 mile road and Woodward Ave., Detroit, where Eleanor Williams Havewell was born 1859, Williams Hotel, buggy and horses along side. 2 story building. Fair condition, rectangular frame, fair condition, 1/2 case missing.
    • Ambrotype; Bars; Williams Hotel; Carriages & coaches; Detroit, (Mich.); Havewell, Eleanor Williams
    • Detroit - Grand River Avenue and Five Mile Road intersection

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1958 of the intersection of Grand River Avenue, Five Mile Road and Ashton/Bretton Street in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Grand River Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Five Mile Road (Detroit, Mich.); Ashton Street (Detroit, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; bars
    • Detroit - Intersection of Southfield Road, Five Mile Road and Grand River Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1958 of where Southfield Road, Five Mile Road and Grand River Avenue meet in Detroit, Michigan. The view is looking west towards Five Mile along Grand River Avenue, with the cars on the right sitting on...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Southfield Road (Detroit, Mich.); Grand River Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Five Mile Road (Detroit, Mich.); automobiles; restaurants; diners; street scenes
    • 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;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-20 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, food, the draft, picket duty, the status of family and friends, and finances.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; whooping cough; food;...
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1862-10-29 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated October 29, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, the movements of his regiment, civilians, and the status of family and friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Petersville (Md.); Camp Hickey (Petersville, Mich.); mail; postal service;...

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