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    • Rath, Christian

    • Portrait of Christian Rath, post war, c.1905. Jackson. Entered service in company G, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1862, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 30. Commissioned to date June 17, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Rath, Christian ;Christian Rath; American Civil War ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet major ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Antietam,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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;...
    • McCreery, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. McCreery, 1861-1865. Flint. Entered service in Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Sept. 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Sept. 24, 1862. Commissioned Captain, company F, March 27,...
    • McCreery, Charles H. ;Charles H. McCreery; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; assistant...
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
    • Noble, William

    • Portrait of William Noble, 1861-1863. Detroit. Enlisted in company G, Second Infantry, as First Sergeant, May 21, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Sergeant Major July 16, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant,...
    • Noble, William;William Noble; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; aid-de-camp ; provost marshal ;...
    • Lumbard, Albert A.

    • Portrait of Albert A. Lumbard, post war, c.1900. Leslie. Enlisted in company B, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 14, 1861, at Leslie, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862. Discharged for disability...
    • Lumbard, Albert A. ;Albert A. Lumbard; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Leslie (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862
    • Ainsworth, David E.

    • Portrait of David E. Ainsworth, 1861-1865. Ann Arbor. Entered service in company D, Twentieth Infantry, at organization as Second Lieutenant, age 24. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 26,...
    • Ainsworth, David E.; David E. Ainsworth; American Civil War; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Ann Arbor (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864;soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant...
    • Steele, Henry V.

    • Portrait of Henry V. Steele 1862-1864. Vevay. Entered service in company H Twenty-sixth Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant Aug. 12 1862 ... Killed in action at North Anna River Va. May 24 1864. (Descriptive Roll Twenty-sixth Michigan...
    • Steele, Henry V.;Henry V. Steele; American Civil War; ; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry;26th Michigan Infantry; North Anna River (Va.), Battle of, 1864; Vevay (Mich.)
    • Barnes, George C.

    • Portrait of George C. Barnes, 1862-1864. Battle Creek. Entered service in company C, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, July 17, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 26. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 16, 1862. Acting...
    • Barnes, George C. ; George C. Barnes; American Civil War ; ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; captain ; lieutenant colonel ; major ; Battle Creek (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Petersburg (Va.) History Siege, 1864-1865 ;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-05-15 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated May 16, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Spottsylvania Court House.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Spotsylvania Court House (Va.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va.,...
    • MS 69-97: Mrs. Glen Bossard Collection  1864 Diary of William M. Horton

    • Diary of William M. Horton, dated January 1, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this diary, he discusses the weather, picket duty, inspections, deaths in the regiment, the Battle of Morton's Ford (February 6), parades, food, African Americans (April...
    • American Civil War; Horton, William M.; William M. Horton; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; One Hundred and Eighteenth Colored Troops; 118th Colored Troops; weather; picket duty; inspection; parade; military review;...


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