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;...
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 Alvin Hank to Caleb Hank dated August 12, 1864. In this letter, Hank discusses his opinion on other soldiers' behavior, his opinion on Copperheads, and his consideration of military school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2nd Michigan Infantry; Alvin Hank; American Civil War; Caleb Hank; Hank, Alvin; Hank, Caleb; Second Michigan Infantry; Copperhead Movement; soldier behavior; northern peace movement
Letter from Enoch Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 6, 1864. In this letter, he discusses family news, the status of family members serving on the front, the upcoming Presidential election, and Copperheads.
American Civil War; Enoch Ewing; Ewing, Enoch; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Presidential Election of 1864; Copperhead Movement; northern peace movement;
Letter from Elizabeth Cherington to Mack Ewing dated March 30, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news, community news (particularly the draft), and the status of family members serving on the front.
American Civil War; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; draft substitutes; draft;