Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing and John Hank dated November 25, 1864 through November 26, 1864. In the letters, Ewing describes typical food rations and the camp celebration for Thanksgiving. He also discusses family news and his regiment.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Thanksgiving; camp life;
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 27, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, the mail, Thanksgiving, dress parade, the status of family and friends, and the weather.
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated December 30, 1864 through January 3, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses his wound and New Year festivities.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; New Year's Eve; New Year's Day;
1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...