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    • 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;...
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1862-01-16 Letter from Charles Smith

    • Letter from Charles F. Smith to his mother, dated January 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses finances, "Fighting Dick" (Major General Israel Richardson), "Old Scot" (Winfield Scott), his opinion on the Union army, and deserters rejoining the...
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Washington, D.C.; Israel Richardson; Richardson, Israel; Winfield Scott; Scott, Winfield; Union Army; finances; deserters;
    • 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  1861-07-15 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his his sister, Lura Huff, dated July 15, 1861. In this letter, he discusses skirmishes, pillaging food, touring Washington, D.C., and his thoughts on the war.
    • 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; Camp Winfield Scott (Yorktown, Va.); Yorktown (Va.); skirmish; pillaging;...
    • 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...
    • 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 70-97: 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 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;
    • Sixteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Sixteenth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Detroit in September 1861. The history of this regimental color is unknown. This flag may be a special flag commissioned at the end of the war, perhaps for the Grand Review in Washington,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry
    • 08th Michigan Cavalry - Page 058

    • This volume follows the Eighth Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry
    • 08th Michigan Cavalry - Page 161

    • This volume follows the Eighth Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry
    • 11th Michigan Cavalry - Page 050

    • This volume follows the Eleventh Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Eleventh Michigan Cavalry; 11th Michigan Cavalry
    • 11th Michigan Cavalry - Page 098

    • This volume follows the Eleventh Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Eleventh Michigan Cavalry; 11th Michigan Cavalry

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