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    • MS 61-25: George Arnold Collection  1864 Diary of George Benton Arnold

    • Diary of George Benton Arnold dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses the status of his regiment, deserters (January 25, February 29, March 1), African Americans (April 8, July 25), skirmishes, Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-7), Battle of...
    • American Civil War; George Benton Arnold; Arnold, George Benton; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; regimental history; deserters; African Americans; African American Soldiers; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness,...
    • Roberts, A.E.

    • Two Civil War soldiers, one in frame, seated in chair, pants are tinted green. Second image filed behind is head and shoulder pose of a different soldier. Emulsion is in very bad condition, peeling away from plate, written on facing side is "A.E....
    • Tintype; Civil War; Soldiers; Military Uniforms; A.E. Roberts; Kalamazoo (Mich.)
    • MS 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • MS 2008-38: Balcom Family Collection  1863-10-09 Letter from Justus A. Balcom

    • Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parent, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses being in the hospital with ague, the Battle of Chickamauga, General Rosecrans, and food.
    • American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Chattanooga (Tenn.); hospital; ague; fever; Battle of Chickamauga;...
    • Morry, George

    • George Morry, Kentucky Cavalry, seated, pistol drawn and held accross chest with finger on trigger, hand gilt painted buttons and stripes, fair condition. No mat, no case.
    • Tintype; Morry, George; Man; Kentucky Cavalry; Military uniforms; Civil War; Soldiers
    • MS 2008-38: Balcom Family Collection  1862-10-30 Letter from Justus A. Balcom

    • Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parents, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 30, 1862. In this letter, he discusses food, marching, the movements of his regiment, and the status of friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); food; marching; regimental history;
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-08-31 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated August 31, 1864. In this letter, he describes the movements of his regiment, how he passes his time in camp, comments on news regarding the Copperhead Movement, and speculates on the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Morganza (La.); White River Station (Ark.); camp life; draft; Copperhead Movement;...
    • Unidentified Civil War soldier

    • Unidentified full length portrait, of Civil War Soldier, blanket used as back drop, taken outside. No protective glass, oval gilt mat with flowers in corner, case paper covered wood in poor condition, 1/2 missing.
    • Tintype; Soldiers; Civil War; Military Uniforms; Man
    • Three unidentified Civil War soldiers

    • Three unidentified Civil War soldiers, taken outside, may have been taken along side tent, swords at sides, full uniform, fair condition. Mat rectangular, with flower and leaf design, holes in corners, maybe left from nails driven in mat, poor...
    • Tintype; Men; Civil War; Soldiers; Military Uniforms
    • Detroit - "Campus Martius, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1958 depicting the Campus Martius looking southwest in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The buildings shown in this image are, from far left to far right: First National Building (Albert Kahn, 1922), Guardian Building...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); ; Guardian Building (Detroit, Mich.); Buhl...
    • Photocopy of Civil War sketch showing march into Alexandria

    • Photocopy of a sketch from Harper's Weekly, June 15, 1861. Caption reads "Advance of the federal troops (Michigan regiment and Sherman's battery) into Alexandria, May 24." Shows soldiers marching on foot and horesback along a road adjacent to farms.
    • American Civil War; Campaigns & Battles; Marching; Soldiers; Sketches; Alexandria (Va.)
    • Dare, Woolsey

    • Woolsey Dare, in Civil War uniform, very good condition. Mat, gilt non-pareil, with beaded and scrolled edges. Case is paper covered wood, cross shape in center, scalloped around edge, 1/2 missing, fair condition.
    • Tintype; Dare, Woolsey; Man; Soldiers; Civil War; Military Uniforms
    • Detroit - "Cadillac Square and County Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1902-1906 showing Cadillac Square, looking east from Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. In the foreground is the Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (erected 1872), and at the end of Cadillac Square is the Wayne...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Cadillac Square (Detroit, Mich.); Wayne County Building (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); courthouses; monuments; streetcars;...
    • Detroit - "Soldier's Monument, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1906 showing the Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, erected in 1872, on the southest corner of Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Detroit, Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); monuments; postcards
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-12-01 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated December 1, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, Fredericksburg, Virginia, the replacement of McClellan with Burnside, his promotion, supplies, and the...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant Major; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; George McClellan; McClellan,...

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