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    • Adair, John M.

    • Portrait of John M. Adair Captain Company C 1861-1865. 45th Illinois Infantry. No further record.
    • Adair, John M.; John M. Adair; American Civil War; Forty-fifth Illinois Infantry; 45th Illinois Infantry; soldier; military officer;commissioned officer; captain
    • Ainsworth, David E.

    • Portrait of David E. Ainsworth, 1861-1865. Ann Arbor. Entered service in company D, Twentieth Infantry, at organization as Second Lieutenant, age 24. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 26,...
    • Ainsworth, David E.; David E. Ainsworth; American Civil War; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Ann Arbor (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864;soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant...
    • Ainsworth, David E.

    • Portrait of David E. Ainsworth 1861-1865. Ann Arbor. Entered service in company D, Twentieth Infantry, at organization as Second Lieutenant, age 24. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 26,...
    • Ainsworth, David E.; David E. Ainsworth; American Civil War ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; Ann Arbor (Mich.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second...
    • Alexander, Eli P.

    • Portrait of Eli P. Alexander, c. 1860. Civil War Soldier. Williamston, Michigan. Enlisted, Company H. Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry, as First Sergeant, for 3 years. Age 18. Promoted to Second Lieutenant (January 1863) and First...
    • Alexander, Eli P.; Eli P. Alexander; American Civil War; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer; sergeant; commissioned officer; military officer; second lieutenant; first...
    • Alger, John

    • Portrait of John Alger [Algor, Algoe], 1863. Captain of the Tenth Michigan Infantry. July 13, 1863. Inscribed: 'For Sister Jane From Your Brother John.' Flint. Enlisted service in company I, Tenth Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant,...
    • Alger, John; John Alger; American Civil War; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry;Jonesboro, Battle of Jonesboro, Ga., 1864; Flint (Mich.); soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant; captain
    • 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 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;
    • Eighteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • In July 1862, with the war going badly for the Union, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 more volunteers. The Eighteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was rapidly recruited and mustered in at Hillsdale. Pausing briefly in Toledo,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighteenth Michigan Infantry; 18th Michigan Infantry
    • 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
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-06-19 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 19, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his health, his stay in the City Point Hospital, witnessing amputations at the Division Hospital, the status of family friends serving on the front, and the...
    • American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing;City Point Hospital (Hopewell, Va.); hospital; United States Christian Commission; wound; amputation; 2nd...
    • Mumford, Frederick A., Bangham, George K., and Henry, James V.

    • Portrait of Frederick A. Mumford, George K. Bangham, and James V. Henry
      Mumford, Frederick A. (Veteran), Wayne County. Enlisted in company I, Ninth Infantry, as Sergeant, Aug. 15, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Oct. 15,...
    • American Civil War; Frederick A. Mumford; Mumford, Frederick A.; George K. Bangham; Bangham, George K.; Henry, James V.; James V. Henry; Ninth Michigan Infantry; 9th Michigan Infantry; sergeant; sergeant; noncommissioned officer; second lieutenant;...
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1863-02-15 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated February 15, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Dr. Smith's resignation, making rings and pipes from Laurel Root, and the weather.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Belle Plain (Va.); resignation; crafts; weather;
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1863-01-18 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated January 18, 1863. In this letter, he discusses lodging conditions, the status of his regiment, and the finances of the army.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Belle Plain (Va.); tent; sleeping conditions; regimental history; finances;

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