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;...
Letter from Frederick and Christian Bush to George Bush dated October 23, 1863. In this letter, they discusses the status of their regiment, seeing dead bodies from the Battle of Falling Waters (July 1863), agriculture, and hunting.
American Civil War; Christian Bush; Bush, Christian; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Gainesville (Va.); Corporal; death; regimental history; agriculture; hunting;
Brown, John | Male | Husband | 40 | 1; Brown, Sarah E | Female | Wife | 26 | 2; Sandham, Chomas | Male | Husband | 43 | 3; Sandham, Anna Jane | Female | Wife | 39 | 4; Sandham, John C | Male | Son | 17 | 5; Sandham, Louis M | Male | Son | 15 | 6;...
Letter from Frederick Bush to Christian Bush, Sr. dated August 1, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, finances and General Lee.
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; Warrenton (Va.); Robert E. Lee; Lee, Robert E.; regimental history;
This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the NinthMichigan 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.
Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, picket duty, food, movements of the Confederate Cavalry, the status of family and friends on the front, and the baby.
This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Cavalry. 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 Cavalry; 1st Michigan Cavalry