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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;...
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 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;...
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • 07th Michigan Cavalry - Page 007

    • This volume follows the Seventh 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; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-06-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbot dated June 9, 1863. In this letter, he discusses trouble acquiring stamps to mail his letters, family gossip, his wound and the Union hospital. He also briefly mentions being taken prisoner at...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Vicksburg (Miss.); courting; mail; wound; Union Prisoners of War;...
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page 003

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry 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; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
    • 10th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Tenth Michigan Infantry. 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; 10th Michigan Infantry; Tenth Michigan Infantry;
    • Plan of Fort Gratiot, Michigan

    • Three maps from 1839 of Fort Gratiot in St. Clair County, built in 1814 along the juncture of the St. Clair River and Lake Huron.
    • Fort Gratiot (Mich.); fortifications; St. Clair County (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan, South-East Bastion

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 4, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows cannons, sandbags and camps in the distance. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War; Forts & fortifications; Military camps; Batteries (Weaponry); Cannons; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan interior west side

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 6, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows ruins of brick buildings and staircases, piles of sand, and a few men crouched near a wall. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Forts & fortifications; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • 07th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. 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; 7th Michigan Infantry; Seventh Michigan Infantry
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan citadel, from North side

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 7, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows ruins of the citadel, with signs of having burned. Lighthouse in the distance. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Forts & fortifications; Ruins; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan from South-East side

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 8, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows ruins of fort and batteries. Lighthouse and Union flag stand against the ocean in the distance. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War, Destruction & Pillage; Forts & fortifications; Batteries (Weaponry); Lighthouses; Coastlines; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry - Page 004

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Colored Infantry. 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; First Michigan Colored Infantry; African American soldiers; African Americans; 102nd U.S. Colored Infantry; One Hundred and Second U.S. Colored Infantry; Third U.S. Colored Cavalry; 3rd U.S....
    • 02nd Michigan Infantry - page 015

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Second Michigan Infantry. 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; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry

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