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    • 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;...
    • Greenfield, James M.

    • Portrait of James M. Greenfield, post war, c.1880. (Veteran) Ontonagon County. Enlisted in company F, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 12, 1861, at Ontonagon, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 18, 1863, at Stevensburg, Va....
    • Greenfield, James M. ;James M. Greenfield; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Ontonagon County (Mich.) ; Ontonagon (Mich.) ; Stevensburg (Va.) ; Meadow Run (Va.) ; Washington, D.C.
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his father, William Crane, dated September 15, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Emory's health, finances, his father's health, and his girlfriend, Emma.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; William Crane; Crane, William; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; health; John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; illness; courting;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-05-08 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 8, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C., seeing President Lincoln in church, his travels, and seeing Confederate prisoners of war.
    • Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; Confederate Prisoners of War; American Civil War; Nan Ewing; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1862-09-18 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated September 18, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his opinions on the war, Michigan produce, and his girlfriend impending visit with family.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; Michigan; food; produce; Michigan...
    • MS 70-97: Civil War Diary of Sherman H. Lincoln  1861-1865

    • Civil War diary of Sherman Lincoln dated 1861-1862. In this diary, he discusses morale, joining his regiment, sailing from New York, attending church, organizing a soldier school, picket duty, inspection, the movements of his regiment, food, a boy...
    • American Civil War; Sherlock H. Lincoln; Lincoln, Sherlock H.; First Massachusetts Cavalry; 1st Massachusetts Cavalry; morale; enlistment; steamer; sailing; religion; picket duty; wound; Washington, D.C.; finances; supplies; rations;
    • MS 69-110: Cook Family Collection  1862-05-20 Letter from George H. Cook

    • Letter from George H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated May 20, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, skirmishes, and visiting the 16th Michigan Infantry.
    • American Civil War; George H. Cook; Cook, George H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Twenty-seventh New York Infantry; 27th New York Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; skirmish; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry;
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-06-19 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 19, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his health, his stay in the City Point Hospital, witnessing amputations at the Division Hospital, the status of family friends serving on the front, and the...
    • American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing;City Point Hospital (Hopewell, Va.); hospital; United States Christian Commission; wound; amputation; 2nd...
    • Lewis, Merritt

    • Portrait of Merritt Lewis 1863-1864. Grand Rapids. Enlisted in company K Seventh Cavalry Feb. 23 1863 at Big Rapids for 3 years ... loss of right leg at Gettysburg former residence Washington D.C. For further description see (Descriptive Roll...
    • Lewis, Merritt;Merritt Lewis; American Civil War; ; Seventh Michigan Cavalry;7th Michigan Cavalry; Grand Rapids (Mich.); Washington, D.C.; Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863; Big Rapids (Mich.)
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1861-07-28 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith dated July 28, 1861. In this letter he discusses skirmishes, drills, and his experiences at the Battle of Bull Run.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; Washington, D.C.; skirmish; regimental history; drills; Battle of Bull Run; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861;
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-06-12 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister-in-law, Hattie Crane, dated June 12, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his sister's health, the movements of his regiment, sightseeing around Washington, D.C., the camp, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Harriett (Heyward) Crane; Crane, Harriett (Heyward); Hattie Crane; Crane, Hattie; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; regimental history; health; illness;...

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