The flag you see here hung in the Capitol from a staff surmounted by a gold eagle which bore an engraved silver plate. Everyone assumed it was the regiment's original flag. But closer inspection--possible only after the flags were removed from the...
This volume follows the Tenth Michigan Cavalry 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.
This volume follows the Second Michigan Cavalry 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; Second Michigan Cavalry; 2nd Michigan Cavalry
Letter from Elizabeth Cherington to Mack Ewing dated March 30, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news, community news (particularly the draft), and the status of family members serving on the front.
American Civil War; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; draft substitutes; draft;
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes Fredericksburg, Maryland, the draft, the status of his regiment, and his promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; promotion; draft;
Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated May 1, 1863. In this letter, he describes the Battle of Chancellorsville the status of family and friends after the battle, and Confederate deserters.
American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Fredericksburg (Va.); Battle of Chancellorsville; Chancellorsville, Battle...
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 12, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the Confederate Army's destruction of a bridge, seeing General Rosecrans, the status of his regiment, and the baby.