Miller, Albert | Male | Son | 7 | 1; Miller, Adolphe | Male | Son | 5 | 2; Miller, Leon | Male | Son | 2 | 3; Like, James | Male | Husband | 25 | 4; Like, Laura | Female | Wife | 25 | 5; Like, Arthur | Male | Son | 7/12 | 6; Like, James | Male |...
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 Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 27, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses hospital duties, family news, and rejoining his regiment after his stay at the hospital.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Second Michigan Infantry; Fairfax Seminary Hospital (Alexandria,...
Letter from William Barnard to Ellen Barnard dated October 9, 1862. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, food, and camp life.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Pleasant Valley (Md.); regimental history; food; camp life; Harpers Ferry (Va.)
Letter from Robert McClung and Rebecca McClung to Nan Ewing dated April 24, 1862. In this letter, they discuss family news, Nan Ewing's recent marriage, and the status of family and friends serving on the front.
American Civil War; McClung, Robert; Robert McClung; Rebecca (Hank) McClung; McClung, Rebecca (Hank); Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nan Ewing; Nancy (Hank) Ewing;
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 Thomas Ewing, John W. Ewing, and Mary Ann Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 17, 1864. In this letter, they discuss the weather and Thomas Ewing's enthusiasm to help his uncle, Mack Ewing.
Ewing, Thomas; Thomas Ewing; Ewing, John Wilson; John Wilson Ewing; Ewing, Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons); Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons) Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; American Civil War;
Letter from George Gordon to his wife, Carrie Gordon, dated October 29, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the mail, the movements of his regiment, civilians, and the status of family and friends on the front.
American Civil War; George C. Gordon; Gordon, George C.; Caroline (Spencer) Gordon; Gordon, Caroline (Spencer); Carrie Gordon; Gordon, Carrie; Captain; Commissioned Officer; Petersville (Md.); Camp Hickey (Petersville, Mich.); mail; postal service;...
Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated January 11, 1863. In this letter, he relates how he came to give Elizabeth his picture, describes his work as a teacher, and discusses community news from Byron (Mich.).
American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Byron (Mich.); courting; picture; photograph; portrait; education