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    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-04-13 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard dated April 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Kentuckians views of Potomac troupes, runaway slaves, his desire for a furlough, Copperheads, and his...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lebanon (Ky.); regimental history; battle strategy; civilians; slavery;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-01-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father,William Crane, dated January 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses rations, diarrhea, his opinions on the war and General McClellan, religion, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; rations; food; diarrhea; George McClellan; McClellan, George; religion; weather; Emancipation Proclamation;
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the Emancipation...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1863-03-10 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated March 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, the mail, Copperheads, the Conscription Act of 1863, and emancipation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Newport News (Va.); health; mail; postal service; Copperhead Movement; Conscription Act of 1863; Emancipation...
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page 001

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
    • 06th Michigan Infantry - Page 026

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Sixth Michigan Infantry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Infantry
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-10-04 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated October 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his father's health, his relationship with his father, finances, food, his girlfriend, Emma, and the Emancipation Proclamation.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Upton Hill (Va.); Arlington (Va.); health; family relationships; finances; food; camp life; courtship;...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1864-09-29 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated September 29, 1864. In this letter he discusses politics, the Copperhead movement, slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, and morale in the army.
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Marietta (Ga.); Captain; Commissioned Officer; Copperhead Movement; northern peace movement; slavery;...
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the Emancipation...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • MS 81-60: Asa L. Landon collection  1864-10-22 Letter from Asa L. Landon

    • Letter from Asa L. Landon to his brother, dated October 22, 1864. In this letter he discusses his possible discharge due to his injury, the upcoming Presidential elections, Abraham Lincoln, defeating the Copperhead Party, and the Emancipation...
    • American Civil War; Landon, Asa L.; Asa L. Landon; 37th Massachusetts Infantry; Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Infantry; injury; correspondence; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; elections; Copperhead Movement; Emancipation Proclamation;
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the Emancipation...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry

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