Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
Letter from Frederick and Christian Bush to George Bush dated October 23, 1863. In this letter, they discusses the status of their regiment, seeing dead bodies from the Battle of Falling Waters (July 1863), agriculture, and hunting.
American Civil War; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Gainesville (Va.); Corporal; death; regimental history; agriculture; hunting;
Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated August 3, 1863. In this letter, he discusses sulpher springs around Crab Orchard, Kentucky, the sieges of Vicksburg and Jackson, and his desire for a furlough.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Crab Orchard (Ky.); sulfur springs; Siege of Vicksburg; Siege of Jackson; furlough;...
Letter from Mack Ewing to nan Ewing dated November 30, 1864 through December 1, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes the status of his regiment, his impressions of Petersburg, Virginia, and his battle front experiences.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Petersburg (Va.);