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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-12-17 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 17, 1862. In this letter, he discusses family news, scouting, the status of his regiment, illness, and farming in the south.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); scout; Confederate Army;...
    • Gifford, Gideon W.

    • Portrait of Gideon W. Gifford, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in Battery C, First Light Artillery, Oct. 1, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Nov. 28, 1861. Detailed as Hospital Steward, in Fourteenth Infantry. Discharged to...
    • Gifford, Gideon W. ;Gideon W. Gifford; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; First Michigan Light Artillery ;1st Michigan Light Artillery; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry ;14th Michigan Infantry; hospital steward ; second lieutenant ;...
    • Flint - "Oak Grove Sanitarium"

    • Black and white postcard from 1905 of the Oak Grove Hospital (formerly Oak Grove Sanitarium) in Flint, Michigan. The hospital was created under the laws of Michigan in 1891 for the treatment of nervous and mental diseases and alcohol and drug...
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Oak Grove Hospital (Flint, Mich.); hospitals; buildings; postcards
    • 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 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1862-10-24 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Henry and Debbie dated October 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his stay in the hospital for jaundice, the status of his regiment, Confederate Prisoners of War, visiting the battlefield at Perryville, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; New Market (Ky.); Sergeant; hospital; illness; jaundice; regimental history; Bacon, John H.; John H. Bacon; Confederate Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 88-51 : Jeffery Perry collection  1863 Diary of Jeffery Perry

    • Diary of Jeffery Perry dated January 1, 1863- December 31, 1863. In his diary, Perry predominately discusses the weather with some brief comments regarding events in Perry's camp and about the war in general. At the end of each month, Perry notes...
    • American Civil War; Jeffery Perry; Perry, Jeffery; diary; 5th Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry; finance; rations; travel; hospital; camp life; regimental history; regimental inspection; dress parade; fatigue duty; picket duty; church;...
    • Parsons, William H.

    • Portrait of William H. Parsons, 1861-1865. (Veteran), St. Clair County. Enlisted in company E, Tenth Infantry, Nov. 9, 1861, at China, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. Re-enlisted Feb. 6, 1864, at Rossville, Ga. Mustered Feb. 16,...
    • Parsons, William H. ;William H. Parsons; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; hospital steward ; St. Clair County (Mich.) ; China (Mich.)
    • Rouse, Jonathan S.

    • Portrait of Jonathan S. Rouse, 1862-1865. Hadley. Enlisted in Tenth Infantry, as Hospital Steward, Feb. 1, 1862, at Flint, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. Discharged to accept promotion July 1, 1863. Commissioned Assistant Surgeon...
    • Rouse, Jonathan S. ;Jonathan S. Rouse; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry ;14th Michigan Infantry; hospital steward ; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ;...
    • MS 2008-38: Balcom Family Collection  1863-10-09 Letter from Justus A. Balcom

    • Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parent, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses being in the hospital with ague, the Battle of Chickamauga, General Rosecrans, and food.
    • American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Chattanooga (Tenn.); hospital; ague; fever; Battle of Chickamauga;...
    • MS 57-20: Mrs. Russell Peterson Collection  1862-09-06 Letter from John L. Brooks

    • Letter from John Brooks to his daughter, Mary Jane Brooks, dated September 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses yellow fever, black vomit, his son's recovery from yellow fever, contrabands working in the hospital,
    • American Civil War; John L. Brooks; Brooks, John L.; Brooks, Mary Jane; Mary Jane Brooks; Isobell Brooks; Brooks, Isobell; 90th New York Infantry; Ninetieth New York Infantry; Key West (Fla.); James F. Brooks; Brooks, James F.; yellow fever;...


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