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    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1864-04-09 Letter from Samuel Willard

    • Letter from Samuel Willard to Cynthia Bush dated April 9, 1865. In this letter, he discusses his health, draft substitutes, the status of his regiment, the fall of Richmond and Petersburg, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Samuel Willard; Willard, Samuel; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 136th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Thirty-sixth New York Infantry; private; draft substitutes; draft; regimental history; Richmond (Va.);...
    • Spillane, John T.

    • Portrait of John T. Spillane, 'Drummer Boy of the Rapahannock', post war, c.1900. (Veteran) Wayne County. Enlisted in company K, Seventh Infantry, as Drummer, June 19, 1861, for 3 years. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 18, 1863, at...
    • Spillane, John T. ;John T. Spillane; American Civil War ; ; drummer ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Wayne County (Mich.) ; Stevensburg (Va.) ; Jeffersonville (Ind.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865
    • Spillane, John T.

    • Portrait of John T. Spillane, 'Drummer Boy of the Rapahannock', post war, c.1900. (Veteran) Wayne County. Enlisted in company K, Seventh Infantry, as Drummer, June 19, 1861, for 3 years. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 18, 1863, at...
    • Spillane, John T. ;John T. Spillane; American Civil War ; ; drummer ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Wayne County (Mich.) ; Stevensburg (Va.) ; Jeffersonville (Ind.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865
    • McCreery, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. McCreery, 1861-1865. Flint. Entered service in Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Sept. 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Sept. 24, 1862. Commissioned Captain, company F, March 27,...
    • McCreery, Charles H. ;Charles H. McCreery; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; assistant...
    • Truckey, Nelson

    • Portrait of Nelson Truckey 1862-1865. Marquette. Entered service in company B Twenty-seventh Infantry as Second Lieutenant. Mustered August 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant October 10, 1862. Mustered October 10, 1862. Commissioned...
    • Truckey, Nelson;Nelson Truckey ; Twenty-seventh Michigan Infantry;27th Michigan Infantry; Marquette (Mich.); Petersburg (Va.)
    • Barnes, George C.

    • Portrait of George C. Barnes, 1862-1864. Battle Creek. Entered service in company C, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, July 17, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 26. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 16, 1862. Acting...
    • Barnes, George C. ; George C. Barnes; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; captain ; lieutenant colonel ; major ; Battle Creek (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865 ;...
    • Dewey, William A.

    • Portrait of William A. Dewey, 1862-1864. Leslie. Entered service in company A, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, July 31, 1862, at Leslie, for 3 years, age 30. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant July...
    • Dewey, William A. ;William A. Dewey; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; Leslie (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865
    • Churchill, John

    • Portrait of John Churchill, 1861-1864. Oakland County. Enlisted in company H, Seventh Infantry, as Corporal, June 24, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Sergeant Dec. 31, 1863. First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1863....
    • Churchill, John ;John Churchill; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; Oakland County (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.)
    • Willey, Martin L.

    • Portrait of Martin L. Willey. Flint. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Dec. 1, 1862. Assigened to company H, Feb. 2, 1863. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company E, March 27, 1863. Mustered...
    • Willey, Martin L. ;Martin L. Willey; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege,...
    • Willey, Martin L.

    • Portrait of Martin L. Willey, 1862-1865. Flint. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Dec. 1, 1862. Assigened to company H, Feb. 2, 1863. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company E, March 27, 1863. ...
    • Willey, Martin L. ;Martin L. Willey; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege,...
    • Chase, Edward R.

    • Portrait of Edward R. Chase, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Genesee County. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 2, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Sergeant, April, 1863. Sergeant Major, May 1, 1863. ...
    • Chase, Edward R. ;Edward R. Chase; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ;...
    • Chase, Edward R.

    • Portrait of Edward R. Chase, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Genesee County. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 2, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Sergeant, April, 1863. Sergeant Major, May 1, 1863. ...
    • Chase, Edward R. ;Edward R. Chase; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ;...
    • Marrum, Edward

    • Portrait of Edward or John E. Marrum, 1861-1864. Enlisted in Battery A, First Light Artillery, May 28, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered May 28, 1861. Appointed Second Lieutenant, company E, Eighth Infantry. Commissioned Second...
    • Marrum, Edward ;Edward Marrum; American Civil War ; ; First Michigan Light Artillery ;1st Michigan Light Artillery; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-08-02 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated August 2, 1864. In this letter, he tells his family that he has been taken as a prisoner of war.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Danville (Va.); Union Prisoners of War; Petersburg (Va.); Siege of Petersburg;
    • MS 70-98: Civil War diary of William A. Dewey  1864 Diary of William A. Dewey

    • Civil War diary of William A. Dewey. In the diary, he describes daily life, marches, the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, and the Battle of Cold Harbor.
    • American Civil War; William A. Dewey; Dewey, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; captain; Commissioned Officer; Knoxville (Tenn.); regimental history; Spotsylvania (Va.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864;...
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1865-02-15 Letter from Andy Ewing

    • Letter from Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated February 15, 1865. In this letter, he discusses D.C. Cherington's furlough, the status of the regiment, his battle experiences, and his newborn daughter.
    • American Civil War; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andy; Andrew Adam Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; private; furlough; regimental history;...

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