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    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-08-23 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephan A. Barnard dated August 23, 1862. In this letter he discusses his enlistment, his regiment, and his expectation of a promotion.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Jackson (Mich.); Sergeant; enlistment; promotion; regimental history;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-05-16 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated May 16, 1864. In this letter, he discusses the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Spotsylvania Court House (Va.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-04-13 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard dated April 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Kentuckians views of Potomac troupes, runaway slaves, his desire for a furlough, Copperheads, and his...
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lebanon (Ky.); regimental history; battle strategy; civilians; slavery;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-04-29 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated April 29, 1864. In this letter he discusses rejoining his regiment and seeing President Lincoln.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Warrenton (Va.); Ulysses S. Grant; Grant, Ulysses S.; Abraham Lincoln;...
    • 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;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-19 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 19, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, relates his opinion of General William Tecumseh Sherman and General George W. Morgan, and discusses the life of a...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Sherman, William Tecumseh; William Tecumseh Sherman; Morgan, George W.; George W....
    • 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 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
    • American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Sixth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • The Sixth Michigan Cavalry Regiment was organized in Grand Rapids and sent to the field in October 1862. Along with the First, Fifth, and Seventh, it was part of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixth Michigan Cavalry; 6th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to the Fifth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, which was raised in the Detroit area and mustered in on 30 August 1862. The Fifth Michigan Cavalry joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make up the Michigan Cavalry...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics - Page x

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics 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; First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics; 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics
    • First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics - Page xii

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics 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; First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics; 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics
    • First Michigan Light Artillery - Page 152

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Light Artillery 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; First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery

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