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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,...
    • Parker, N. Augustus

    • Portrait of N. Augustus Parker, 1862-1865. Ann Arbor. Enlisted in company D, Twentieth Infantry, as Sergeant, July 29, 1862, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Wounded in action at Spottsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. First...
    • Parker, N. Augustus ;Augstus N. Parker; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; first sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Ann Arbor (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House,...
    • Dopson, Henry

    • Portrait of Henry Dopson 1862-1864. Muskegon. Entered service in company C Twenty-sixth Infantry at organization as First Lieutenant Aug. 15 1862 at Muskegon for 3 years age 28. Commissioned Sept. 1 1862. Mustered Sept. 15 1862. Commissioned...
    • Dopson, Henry;Henry Dopson; American Civil War; ; military officer; ; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry;26th Michigan Infantry; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Muskegon (Mich.)
    • 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...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his cousin dated December 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the camp, looting, the weather, General McClellan's opinion on the 2nd Michigan Infantry, a local wash woman, and the status of friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); camp; looting; weather; George McClellan; McClellan, George; wash woman; clothes; laundry; women;
    • 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,...
    • Lombard, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. Lombard, Company E, Fourth Michigan Infantry, 1861-1864 Hillsdale. Captain. (Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Index) (Page 1, Fourth Michigan Infantry Descriptive Roll). Back of photograph indicates 'was killed in the...
    • Lombard, George W. ;George W. Lombard; American Civil War ; ; ; Fourth Michigan Infantry ;4th Michigan Infantry; captain ; Hillsdale (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864
    • Kibbe, Willis H.

    • Portrait of Willis H. Kibbe, 1861-1865. (Veteran), St. Joseph County. Enlisted in company B, First Infantry, March 22, 1862, age 21. Mustered April 10, 1862. Re-enlisted March 23, 1864 at Detroit, Mich. Mustered March 24, 1864. Joined...
    • Kibbe, Willis H.;Willis H. Kibbe; American Civil War ; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; St. Joseph County (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Camp Hamilton (Va.) ; Jeffersonville (Ind.) ; Burr Oak (Mich.) ; soldier; saber
    • Elder, John A.

    • Portrait of John A. Elder, 1861-1865. Lansing. Enlisted in company E, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, June 14, 1861, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Jan. 10, 1862. First Sergeant. Discharged to accept promotion, May 13, 1863. Commissioned Second...
    • Elder, John A. ;John A. Elder; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; captain ; Lansing (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of,...
    • 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;...
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-06-22 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Sarah Cook dated June 22, 1862. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, the status of his regiment, visiting the battlefield at Fair Oaks, and his hopes of coming home soon.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Sarah Cook; Cook, Sarah; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Fair Oaks (Va.); skirmish; regimental history; Battle of Fair Oaks; death; burial;


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