1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
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;
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;
Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parents, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 30, 1862. In this letter, he discusses food, marching, the movements of his regiment, and the status of friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); food; marching; regimental history;
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 19, 1864. In this letter, he describes a foraging expedition from the White River Station and when his company would be mustered out of 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; White River Station (Ark.); foraging; mustering out
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