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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 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-06-05 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes skirmishes with the Confederate army, building forts, the accidental shooting of Alvin Hank's thumb, and wounds incurred in his company.
    • Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; wound; American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; regimental history
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-09-13 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 13, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his experience as a paroled soldier, expresses his desire to return to his regiment, and offers his advice on family and community issues.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Dover (Ohio); Ohio; Byron (Mich.); Union Prisoners of War; parole; picture; photograph; portrait
    • 10th Michigan Cavalry - Page 054

    • This volume follows the Tenth 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; Tenth Michigan Cavalry; 10th Michigan Cavalry
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-01-03 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 3, 1864. In this letter, he expresses his enjoyment of writing, laments the postal service, discusses southern society in Louisiana, and describes a Confederate prisoner of war in his...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Plaquemines Parish (La.); Louisiana; postal service; mail; soldier behavior; holiday;...
    • MS 55-24: Gordon Smith Collection  1861-09-23 Letter from Soloman Kroll

    • Letter from Soloman Kroll to his parents dated September 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses soldier behavior, an injury to another soldier, men deserting to Canada, and setting out for Washington, D.C.
    • American Civil War; Soloman Kroll; Kroll, Soloman; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry; private; Detroit (Mich.); soldier behavior; injury; prayer meetings; deserters; Canada;
    • 02nd Michigan Infantry - page 022

    • 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
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • This tattered banner once read, "Presented by the Citizens of Kalamazoo To the Thirteenth Michigan Infantry." The regiment was mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry
    • Thirteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Thirteenth Michigan Infantry mustered in at Kalamazoo in January 1862. So quickly did they leave for the field that the city had no chance to present the set of colors that had been ordered from New York. Instead the flags--including a national...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Thirteenth Michigan Infantry; 13th Michigan Infantry

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