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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 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
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-05-14 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Mason, dated May 14, 1863. In this letter, he discusses a skirmish at Horse Shoe Bend, Kentucky.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Columbia (Ky.); Horse Shoe Bend (Ky.); regimental history; skirmish;
    • 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;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-03-25 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 25, 1864. In this letter, he gives an account of the work being done on Fort Jackson and discusses the status of his regiment, leadership and politics in the Union Army.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Sergeant; Plaquemines Parish (La.); Fort Jackson (La.); gun; weather; military...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-12-25 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 25, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Christmas, picket duty, literacy amongst the civilians, southern society, foraging, and the status of family and friends.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); Christmas; picket duty;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-02-03 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated February 3, 1863. In this letter, he describes his duties, the availability and cost of food, rumors of a revolution in the north, and the Byron (Mich.) community.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Provost Guard; health; cooking; food; politics; postal service; mail; Byron (Mich.);...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-05-11 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Emily Barnard, dated May 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses General Morgan, his surroundings, and his promotion.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Ky.; Kentucky; John Hunt Morgan; Morgan, John Hunt; nature; promotion;
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1863-08-17 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William A. Barnard to his father, Stephen A. Barnard, dated August 17, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment and Grant's comments on his regiment.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Lexington (Ky.); regimental history; Siege of Vicksburg; Ulysses S. Grant;...
    • MS 61-21: Waldo LaRue Collection  1863-05-01 Letter from George C. Gordon

    • Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated May 1, 1863. In this letter, he describes the Battle of Chancellorsville the status of family and friends after the battle, and Confederate deserters.
    • American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Fredericksburg (Va.); Battle of Chancellorsville; Chancellorsville, Battle...
    • 1884 | Wayne, Wyandotte | 2058

    • Ashman, Mary | Female | Daughter | 14 | 1; Ashman, Tommy | Male | Son | 11 | 2; Ashman, Clara | Female | Daughter | 8 | 3; Ashman, Fred | Male | Son | 5 | 4; Arthur, Peter | Male | Husband | 32 | 5; Arthur, Ida | Female | Wife | 28 | 6; Banser,...
    • Ashman, Mary
    • 1894 | Hillsdale, Wright | 1829

    • Bernen, Paul | Male | Husband | 58 | 1; Bernen, Lusilla | Male | Husband | 58 | 2; Bernen, Clara | Female | Daughter | 14 | 3; Schwartz, Jonas | Male | Husband | 42 | 4; Schwartz, Anna M | Female | Wife | 41 | 5; Schwartz, Laura | Female | Daughter...
    • Bernen, Paul
    • 1894 | St Clair, Berlin | 2401

    • Fraham, William | Male | Husband | 50 | 1; Fraham, Madilda | Female | Wife | 40 | 2; Fraham, Alier R | Female | Daughter | 4 | 3; Clydesdale, Kerida C | Male | Husband | 67 | 4; Clydesdale, Gary | Female | Wife | 51 | 5; Clydesdale, Prelch Jr |...
    • Fraham, William
    • 1894 | Bay, Bay City | 2768

    • Glaser, Emma | Female | Wife | 29 | 1; Glaser, Carl | Male | Son | 3 | 2; Held, Auguste | Female | Mother | 64 | 3; Ross, George W | Male | Husband | 31 | 4; Ross, Jennie | Female | Wife | 29 | 5; Ross, Daniel A | Male | Son | 9 | 6; Ross, Katinka...
    • Glaser, Emma

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