Letter from Robert McDougall to Mack Ewing dated July 4, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and his battle experiences.
American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Cavalry; Second Michigan Cavalry; McDougall, Robert; Robert McDougall; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Boonville (Mo.); regimental history
Letter from Albert Beard to Mack Ewing dated May 4, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, Confederate prisoners, and life at the fort.
American Civil War; Albert Beard; Beard, Albert; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; 34th Indiana Infantry; Thirty-fourth Indiana Infantry; Confederate Prisoners of War; New Madrid (Mo.); regimental history
Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
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;
Letter from Alvin Hank to Caleb Hank dated August 12, 1864. In this letter, Hank discusses his opinion on other soldiers' behavior, his opinion on Copperheads, and his consideration of military school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Alvin Hank; American Civil War; Caleb Hank; Hank, Alvin; Hank, Caleb; Second Michigan Infantry; Copperhead Movement; soldier behavior; northern peace movement
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C. and the status of family and friends serving on the front.. In an attached undated letter, he discusses religion, his health, furloughs, and...
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; religion;