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    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-01-15 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 15, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, his experience on Provost Guard and the prisoners in care of his regiment. He also expresses his feelings for...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Arkansas River (Ark.); Steamer Empress; steamer; Vicksburg (Miss.); regimental...
    • Detroit - "Business Centre from Ford Building, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from approximately 1919 showing an elevated view of Griswold Street and Woodward Avenue, looking north from the Ford Building and overlooking the Detroit City Hall in Detroit, Michigan. On the east side of Griswold, on the corner of...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Chamber of Commerce Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Burnham,...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-08-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated August 19, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and skirmishes in the Cumberland Mountains. He also discusses religion, courting, and soldier life.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cumberland Mountains; Cumberland Gap; Kentucky; regimental history; skirmish;...
    • 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;...
    • Kalamazoo - Main Street, Business College

    • Black and white stereograph showing a corner of Main Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The corner building houses an unidentified Business College.
    • Kalamazoo (Mich.); Kalamazoo County (Mich.); Main Street (Kalamazoo, Mich.); street scenes; schools; carriages and coaches; stereographs
    • Detroit - "Business Section, Detroit, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1920-1930 showing a view of high-rises in Detroit, Michigan, looking north between Woodward Avenue and and Griswold Street. The white building on the left is the Ford Building (1909), with the Penobscot Building addition...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Building (Detroit, Mich.); Dime Building (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Building Annex (Detroit, Mich.); Penobscot Block (Detroit, Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); First National Building...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-10 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses finances, arriving in Covington, Kentucky, the train ride, food, parades, and camp life.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Camp Sigel (Ionia, Mich.); Covington (Ky.); finances;...
    • MS 82-5: Lemuel W. Osborn collection  1864-05-23 Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn

    • Letter from Lemuel W. Osborn to his wife, Eunice, dated May 23, 1864. Osborn shares events concerning camp life including getting stung by a scorpion, receiving letters from friends, and encountering beggers. He also sparks a discussion about...
    • American Civil War; Osborn, Lemuel W.; Lemuel W. Osborn; correspondence; 13th Michigan Infantry; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; camp life; business; home life
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-12 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, farming, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); illness; agriculture;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-04-02 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses sleeping conditions, the baby's health, his opinions of General Sheridan, the status of family and friends, finances, and the farm.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; sleeping conditions;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-02-10 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 10, 1864. In this letter, he describes an example of how African Americans end up in prison and under his watch in the Provost Guard. He relates their history to Elizabeth and...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); picture; photograph; African Americans; Provost Guard;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 23, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, supply trains, dressing hog meat, his health, and a suicide at camp.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); supplies; railroad; food; illness;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 23, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, farming, deserting Confederate troops, and visiting friends.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); dysentery; agriculture; women;...

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