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;...
1 close score (32 p.) : ill. ; 22 cm. Contents: Dixie land; Lilly Dale; Come, with thy lute; Just before the battle, mother; The dearest spot; Juanita; Rocked in the cradle of the deep; Long, long ago; Robin Adair; Love's old sweet song; Darling...
1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
Letter from Thomas Ewing, John W. Ewing, and Mary Ann Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 17, 1864. In this letter, they discuss the weather and Thomas Ewing's enthusiasm to help his uncle, Mack Ewing.
Ewing, Thomas; Thomas Ewing; Ewing, John Wilson; John Wilson Ewing; Ewing, Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons); Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons) Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; American Civil War;
Letter from James Leander Ewing and Lib Ewing to Mack Ewing dated January 15, 1865. In this letter, they discuss Mack Ewing's wound, farming, finances, family news, and religion.
American Civil War; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Lib; Lib Ewing; Ewing, Elizabeth (Smith); Elizabeth (Smith) Ewing; Ewing, James Leander; James Leander Ewing; agriculture; wound; religion;
Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 26, 1864 through May 30, 1864. In his letters, Ewing describes his stay in the hospital for dysentery, family members serving in the Civil War, the impending march to Richmond and camp life.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; dysentery; hospital; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Richmond (Va.); illness
Letter from Lib Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 9, 1864. In this letter, she discusses the status of family members serving on the front, family news, men recently drafted from Woodbridge Township, Michigan, and religion.
American Civil War; Elizabeth (Smith) Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Ewing, Elizabeth (Smith); Nan Ewing; Lib Ewing; Ewing, Lib; enlistment; religion
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses a skirmish, scouting, local citizens, and the status of family and friends on the front.
Letter from Frederick and Christian Bush to George Bush dated October 23, 1863. In this letter, they discusses the status of their regiment, seeing dead bodies from the Battle of Falling Waters (July 1863), agriculture, and hunting.
American Civil War; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Gainesville (Va.); Corporal; death; regimental history; agriculture; hunting;
Letter from Bess Cherington and Henry Clayton Cherington to Mack Ewing dated January 22, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news. In an attached letter by Henry Clayton Cherington, he discusses school.
American Civil War; Cherington, Bess; Bess Cherington; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Cherington, Henry Clayton; Henry Clayton Cherington;...