Civil War Provost Marshal's Office notice for FIrst Congressional District of Michigan, with list of names of men liable for military service. Posted by Mark Flanagan, Provost Marshal; Henry F. Kellogg, Commissioner; George Landon, Surgeon; on...
American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Draft; Broadsides; Detroit (Mich.)
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated March 15, 1863. In this letter, he describes skirmishes, the Conscription Act, finances, and the status of friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Second Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; skirmish; Conscription Act of 1863; draft;...
Letter from Lib Ewing to Nan Ewing dated October 9, 1864. In this letter, she discusses the status of family members serving on the front, family news, men recently drafted from Woodbridge Township, Michigan, and religion.
American Civil War; Elizabeth (Smith) Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Ewing, Elizabeth (Smith); Nan Ewing; Lib Ewing; Ewing, Lib; enlistment; religion
Letter from William Barnard to Ellen Barnard dated October 9, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, food, and camp life.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Pleasant Valley (Md.); regimental history; food; camp life; Harpers Ferry (Va.)
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 20, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, food, the draft, picket duty, the status of family and friends, and finances.
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 16, 1862. In this letter, he expresses his feelings for Elizabeth, relates the status of his regiment, and discusses his brother's enlistment in the war.
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cumberland Mountains; Cumberland Gap; regimental history; skirmish; courting; postal...