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
Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
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;
1865 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life, the capture of Confederate prisoners, and Sherman's March to the Sea.
American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Sherman's March to the Sea; Savannah Campaign; Nashville (Tenn.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of...
Letter from Christian Bush to his father, Christian Bush, dated March 19, 1863. In this letter, he discusses illnesses in his company, his sentiments about abolitionists and slavery, and community news.
American Civil War; Bush, Christian; Christian Bush; Christian Bush, Sr.; Bush, Sr., Christian; Washington, D.C.; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Corporal; illness; abolitionists; slavery; African Americans;
Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...