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    • 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;...
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Water Street looking west

    • Black and white print of a drawing of Water Street, looking west,in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, from approximately 1850.
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Water Street (Sault Sainte Marie, Mich.); settlements; street scenes;
    • Maple Rapids - Cider Mill

    • Black and white sketch from circa 1870-1880 of the apple dryer and cider mill in Maple Rapids, Michigan.
    • Maple Rapids (Mich.); Clinton County (Mich.); mills; cider mills; carriages and coaches
    • Flint - "Stone's Woolen Mills, Flint, Michigan"

    • Black and white print of Stone's Woolen Mills in Flint, Michigan, circa 1870-1876. Stone's Woolen Mills was founded by Oren Stone (who went on to become mayor of Flint). In 1876, he took on partners, and the mill was known as Flint Woolen Mills...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Flint Woolen Mills (Flint, Mich.); mills; carriages and coaches; manufacturing; cityscapes
    • Sketch of Civil War battle

    • Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
    • American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;
    • Maple Rapids - Grade School

    • Black and white sketch from circa 1870-1880 of the Maple Rapids Grade School in Maple Rapids, Michigan.
    • Maple Rapids (Mich.); Clinton County (Mich.); schools; buildings
    • Grand Rapids - "View of the City of Grand Rapids"

    • Black and white print of a bird's-eye view of Grand Rapids, Michigan, from the book "General History of the State of Michigan" by Charles Richard Tuttle (Detroit: R. D. S. Tyler & Co., 1874).
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); aerial views; ; church buildings;
    • Sketch of Civil War capture

    • Original caption reads "Capture of Petersburg, Virginia - the Second Michigan raising the stars and stripes over the custom-house, April 3, 1865." Also: "Sketched by Andrew McCallum." Sketch shows soldiers marching through streets and flag raised...
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Second Michigan Infantry; Confiscations; Military personnel; Flags; Sketches; McCallum, Andrew; Petersburg (Va.)
    • Maple Rapids - Livery Barn

    • Black and white sketch from circa 1870-1880 of the Livery Barn in Maple Rapids, Michigan.
    • Maple Rapids (Mich.); Clinton County (Mich.); barns; carriages and coaches; street scenes; buildings
    • Detroit - Sketch of Detroit in 1826

    • Black and white copy print of a sketch based on General Alexander Macomb's watercolor "Detroit as Seen from the Canadian Shore," from Silas Farmer's "The History of Detroit and Michigan or The Metropolis Illustrated," Detroit: Silas Farmer & Co.,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); rivers; fishing; boats; ; cityscapes

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