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 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
Two unidentified girls, in two different tintypes. Left tintype shows one girl seated and one standing. Right tintype shows both girls standing with hand on back of chair. Both in good condition. Both have non-pareil, gilt, mats in excellent...
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses the status of his regiment and the status of family and friends in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing;
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;
Letter from Emily Barnard to her sister, Ellen Barnard, dated April 15, 1865. In this letter, she discusses a visit from her brother, William A. Barnard, the assassination of President Lincoln, and courting.
American Civil War; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Groton (Mass.); William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; "Richmond has Fallen"; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; courting; music;