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    • MS 69-105: Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt  1864 Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt

    • Diary of Darwin H. Babbitt dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses being under arrest with the Provost Guard, rejoining his regiment, skirmishes, the Battle of the Wilderness, and the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek.
    • American Civil War; Babbitt, Darwin H.; Darwin H. Babbitt; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; prisoners; prison; Provost Guard; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; Battle of Totopotomoy Creek;...
    • 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,...
    • 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;...
    • Charter, Henry W.

    • Portrait of Henry W. Charter, post war, c.1900. Enlisted in company K, Seventh Infantry, Feb. 6, 1864, at Monroe, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Feb. 8, 1864. Wounded in action May 12, 1864. Was in the following battles: Wilderness,...
    • Charter, Henry W. ;Henry W. Charter; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Monroe (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 ; Hatcher's Run, Battle of, Va.,...
    • Seeley, Joseph W.

    • Portrait of Joseph W. Seeley, c.1900. Enlisted in company H, Seventh Infantry, Feb. 3, 1864, at Orion, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Feb. 3, 1864. Wounded in action at the Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Loss of right arm. Discharged for disability...
    • Seeley, Joseph W. ;Joseph W. Seeley; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Orion (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Detroit (Mich.)
    • Lyster, Henry F.

    • Portrait of Henry F. Lyster, 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth...
    • Lyster, Henry F. ;Henry F. Lyster; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ; brigade surgeon ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1861 ; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va.,...
    • Ely, Ralph

    • Portrait of Ralph Ely, 1861-1866. Alma. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, , Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 41. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Wounded in action at...
    • Ely, Ralph ;Ralph Ely; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet colonel ; colonel ; brevet brigadier general ;...
    • Dunham, Albert

    • Portrait of Albert Dunham, standing, posed, 1864-1870. Enlisted in company D, Second Infantry, March 30, 1864, at Pulaski, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered April 8, 1864. Corporal May 1, 1865. Mustered out at DeLaney House, D.C., July 28, 1865. ...
    • Dunham, Albert;Albert Dunham; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry;2nd Michigan Infantry; adjutant ; corporal ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 ; North...
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th U.S. Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ;...
    • Hardy, John C.

    • Portrait of Captain John C. Hardy, standing with saber, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Detroit. Enlisted in Company D, Second Infantry, April 20, 1861, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal July 25, 1861. Re-enlisted Feb. 25,...
    • Hardy, John C.;John C. Hardy; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry;2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; first sergeant ; first lieutenant ; captain; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va. ; Bull Run,...
    • Lyster, Henry F.

    • Portrait of Henry F. Lyster 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth...
    • Lyster, Henry F. ;Henry F. Lyster; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ; brigade surgeon ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1861 ; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va.,...
    • Freeman, John S.

    • Portrait of John S. Freeman, 1861-1864. Flint. Enlisted in company A, Eighth Infantry, as Sergeant, June 19, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Sept. 1, 1862. ...
    • Freeman, John S. ;John S. Freeman; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Flint (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle...
    • Bowdish, Lucius

    • Portrait of Lucius Bowdish c. 1870. Enlisted in company B, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 17, 1861, at Leroy, for 3 years, age 26. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded at Battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864. Discharged at expiration of term of service at...
    • Bowdish, Lucius ;Lucius Bowdish; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Leroy (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Stockbridge (Mich.)
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ;Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ;...
    • Hovey, Edwin M.

    • Portrait of Edwin M. Hovey, 1862-1865. Fentonville. Enlisted in Company C, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal. Mustered Aug. 15, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, company B, Sept. 1, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant, Jan. 1, 1863. Wounded in...
    • Hovey, Edwin M. ;Edwin M. Hovey; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Fentonville (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va.,...
    • Carrick, Charles W.

    • Portrait of Charles W. Carrick, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Calhoun County. Enlisted in Company E, First Infantry, July 27, 1861, at Coldwater, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Sept. 14, 1861. Re-enlisted as First Sergeant, Feb. 17, 1864. Mustered Feb....
    • Carrick, Charles W.;Charles W. Carrick; American Civil War ; First Michigan Infantry ; 1st Michigan Infantry; United States Volunteers ;Calhoun County (Mich.) ; Coldwater (Mich.) ; Jeffersonville (Ind.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ;...
    • Bowdish, Corydon L.

    • Portrait of Corydon L. Bowdish, 1864. Stockbridge. Enlisted in company B, Seventh Infantry, Feb. 8, 1864, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Feb. 13, 1864. Died May 11, 1864, at Fredericksburg, Va., of wounds received in action at the...
    • Bowdish, Corydon L. ;Corydon L. Bowdish; American Civil War ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; Stockbridge (Mich.) ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Fredericksburg (Va.)
    • Pixley, William E.

    • Portrait of William E. Pixley, 1864. Taken before losing a finger in the Battle of the Wilderness, went on to marry, die 8/31/19 (back of photo). Enlisted in company G, Fifth Infantry, Jan. 5, 1864, at Marion, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Jan....
    • Pixley, William E. ;William E. Pixley; American Civil War ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; Marion (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; hat
    • Lyster, Henry F.

    • Portrait of Henry F. Lyster, 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth...
    • Lyster, Henry F. ;Henry F. Lyster; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ; brigade surgeon ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1861 ; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va.,...
    • Dunham, Albert

    • Portrait of Albert Dunham, Adjutant and Quartermaster General, c.1895. Enlisted in company D, Second Infantry, March 30, 1864 at Pulaski, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered April 8, 1864. Corporal May 1, 1865. Mustered out at DeLaney House, D.C.,...
    • Dunham, Albert;Albert Dunham; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry;2nd Michigan Infantry; adjutant ; corporal ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 ; North...

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