Letter from Frederick Bush to Christian Bush, Sr. dated August 1, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, finances and General Lee.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; Warrenton (Va.); Robert E. Lee; Lee, Robert E.; regimental history;
Letter from William Barnard to Ellen Barnard dated October 9, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, food, and camp life.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Pleasant Valley (Md.); regimental history; food; camp life; Harpers Ferry (Va.)
Letter from George H. Cook to his father dated July 25, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of troops, his morale, the Battle of Gaines Mill, the Battle of White Oak Swamp, a local cemetery, and his opinion of the war.
American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Joseph Cook; Cook, Joseph; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Charles City (Va.); Harrison's Landing (Va.); regimental history; morale; Battle of Gaines Mill; Gaines' Mill,...
Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the mail, food, and his health.
American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Libby Prison; Union Prisoners of War; mail; postal service; food; health;
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 6, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment as they moved through enemy territory in the Cumberland Gap and traveled back to Ohio.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Ohio River (Ohio); Little Sandy River (Ky.); Ohio; Kentucky; Cumberland Mountains;...