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;
Letter from Lorrison Taylor to William Crane dated July 16, 1863. In this letter, he tells of the death of Alphonso Crane.
American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; Lorrison J. Taylor; Taylor, Lorrison J.; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Miss.); death; burial; religion;
Stevens T. Mason, 1st Governor of Michigan, 1835-1840. Democrat. Religion: Episcopal. Born in Virginia in 1811. Died 1843. Buried in Detroit. Lawyer by Trade. •aAlso, Governor (acting) of Michigan Territory, 1831-1835.p
Diary of a woman working for the U.S. Christian Commission, dated July 7, 1864-August 11, 1864 (apparently Mrs. O.M. Carrier). In the diary, she discusses movements, working in the hospital, visiting the wounded, religion, and working in the...
American Civil War; United States Christian Commission; U.S. Christian Commission; hospital; illness; health; wound; wounded; religion; kitchen duty; hospital duty; Mrs. O.M. Carrier
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated May 8, 1864. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, skirmishes, and the hope that General Ulysses Grant will end the war soon.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Baton Rouge (La.); regimental history; marching; Clinton (La.); Red River (La.);...