On 28 September 1861 Colonel Thornton Brodhead received this flag on behalf of the First Michigan Cavalry Regiment. On 30 August 1862, at Second Bull Run, Brodhead was shot. Knowing he was dying, he wrote, his wife: "I hope from heaven I may see...
First Michigan Cavalry; 1st Michigan Cavalry; American Civil War; battle flags
Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing and John Hank dated November 25, 1864 through November 26, 1864. In the letters, Ewing describes typical food rations and the camp celebration for Thanksgiving. He also discusses family news and his regiment.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Thanksgiving; camp life;
This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry. 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.