1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 14, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, family news, soldier life, tents, the status of family and friends, food, and the baby.
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses the status of his regiment and the status of family and friends in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing;
Letter from Frederick Bush to Christian Bush, Sr. dated August 1, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, finances and General Lee.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; Warrenton (Va.); Robert E. Lee; Lee, Robert E.; regimental history;
Letter from Enoch Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 6, 1864. In this letter, he discusses family news, the status of family members serving on the front, the upcoming Presidential election, and Copperheads.
American Civil War; Enoch Ewing; Ewing, Enoch; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Presidential Election of 1864; Copperhead Movement; northern peace movement;
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 25, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Christmas, picket duty, literacy amongst the civilians, southern society, foraging, and the status of family and friends.