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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-20 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses financial issues at home, building a fort, and General Philip Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah Valley.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his cousin dated December 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the camp, looting, the weather, General McClellan's opinion on the 2nd Michigan Infantry, a local wash woman, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; looting; weather; George McClellan; McClellan, George; wash woman; clothes; laundry; women;
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, post war, c.1900. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit,...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...
    • Elder, John A.

    • Portrait of John A. Elder, 1861-1865. Lansing. Enlisted in company E, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, June 14, 1861, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion, May 13, 1863. Commissioned Second...
    • Elder, John A. ;John A. Elder; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; captain ; Lansing (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of,...
    • Gifford, Gideon W.

    • Portrait of Gideon W. Gifford, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in Battery C, First Light Artillery, Oct. 1, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Nov. 28, 1861. Detailed as Hospital Steward, in Fourteenth Infantry. Discharged to...
    • Gifford, Gideon W. ;Gideon W. Gifford; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; First Michigan Light Artillery ;1st Michigan Light Artillery; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry ;14th Michigan Infantry; hospital steward ; second lieutenant ;...
    • Doane, John W.

    • Portrait of John W. Doane, 1861-1864. Pine Run. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 12, 1861, at Alma, for 3 years, age 28. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion April 9, 1863. ...
    • Doane, John W. ;John W. Doane; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Pine Run (Mich.) ; Alma (Mich.)
    • Grand Ledge - "Entrance to Second Island"

    • Black and white postcard showing the bridge to Second Island and the Island House Hotel, part of the Seven Islands Resort on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The resort, which changed hands three times, was significantly built up in the...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); rivers; bridges; islands; resorts; Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); hotels; buildings; postcards
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...


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