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    • 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;...
    • Grand Ledge - Seven Islands Resort flooded in 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the buildings of the Seven Islands Resort (including the iconic Round House in the background) surrounded by flood waters along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood of 1893 is also known...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); resorts; rivers; flood scenes; disasters
    • Grand Ledge - Round House affected by Flood of 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the flood waters surrounding the iconic Round House on Seven Islands Resort in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood, which carried with it dangerous chunks of ice, severely damaged the Round House, causing...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.); flood scenes; resorts; disasters; rivers; buildings;
    • Grand Ledge - Flood of 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing the rapidly-moving flooded Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood of 1893 is also known as the Great Ice Flood, as the flood waters included chunks of ice which damaged buildings.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; flood scenes; dwellings; disasters
    • Grand Ledge - Flood of 1893

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 showing houses surrounded by flood waters along the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The flood of 1893 is also known as the Great Ice Flood, as the flood waters included chunks of ice which damaged...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; rivers; flood scenes; dwellings; disasters
    • Grand Ledge - "Great Ice Flood of 1893"

    • Black and white photograph of the "Great Ice Flood" of 1893 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. In the spring of 1893, the Grand River flooded, bringing with it blocks of ice, which damaged buildings, including the Round House of the Seven Islands Resort;...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); flood scenes; Grand River; rivers; buildings; disasters; Seven Islands Resort (Grand Ledge, Mich.); Island House Hotel (Grand Ledge, Mich.)
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-08-17 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated August 17, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and Grant's comments on his regiment.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lexington (Ky.); regimental history; Siege of Vicksburg; Ulysses S. Grant;...

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