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    • MS 69-97: Mrs. Glen Bossard Collection  1864 Diary of William M. Horton

    • Diary of William M. Horton, dated January 1, 1864 through August 28, 1864. In this diary, he discusses the weather, picket duty, inspections, deaths in the regiment, the Battle of Morton's Ford (February 6), parades, food, African Americans (April...
    • American Civil War; Horton, William M.; William M. Horton; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; One Hundred and Eighteenth Colored Troops; 118th Colored Troops; weather; picket duty; inspection; parade; military review;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1862-12-09 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated December 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the postal service, status of his regiment, his opinions of different generals, and courting.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); steamer; George W. Morgan; Morgan, George W.; weather; courting; Kent...
    • Ballard, Stephen H.

    • Portrait of Stephen H. Ballard 1862-1865. Officer in the Sixth Michigan Cavalry. From Grand Rapids MI.
    • Ballard, Stephen H.;Stephen H. Ballard; American Civil War; ; military officer; Sixth Michigan Cavalry;6th Michigan Cavalry; Grand Rapids (Mich.)
    • Sketch of Civil War battle

    • Original caption is "Capture of a Confederate Battery." Sketch is of Civil War soldiers charging and raising a flag. Appears in the book Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (New York: Century, 1887) vol. 1, p. 527.
    • American Civil War; Campaigns & battles; Sturgess, Robert H.; Military personnel; Artillery (Weaponry); Sketches;
    • Steele, Amos E.

    • Portrait of Amos E. Steele 1861-1863. Mason. Entered service in company B, Seventh Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years. Commissioned June 19, 1861. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Commissioned Captain...
    • Steele, Amos E.;Amos E. Steele; American Civil War; ; noncommissioned officer; military officer; ; Seventh Michgian Infantry;7th Michigan Infantry; Mason (Mich.); Fort Wayne (Ind.); Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
    • Aplin, George

    • Portrait of George Aplin, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Flint. Enlisted in company I, Tenth Infantry, as Sergeant, Oct. 23, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Feb. 6, 1862. Re-enlisted as First Sergeant Feb. 6, 1864, at Rossville, Ga. ...
    • Aplin, George; George Aplin; American Civil War; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry; Flint (Mich.); Cass City (Mich.); soldier; military officer; noncommissioned officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant; first lieutenant; saber
    • Morse, Allen Benton

    • Portrait of Allen Benton Morse, post war, c.1880. Ionia. Enlisted in company B, Sixteenth Infantry, as Sergeant, July 30, 1861, at Ionia, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 7, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company I, Twenty-first...
    • Morse, Allen Benton ;Allen Benton Morse; American Civil War; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Mission Ridge; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863; Ionia (Mich.);...
    • Blakeslee, David

    • Portrait of David Blakeslee 1862-1865. Sergeant in the Fourth Michigan Cavalry. From Farmington MI. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Fourth Cavalry Volunteers).
    • Blakeslee, David;David Blakeslee; American Civil War; ; military officer; ; Fourth Michigan Cavalry;4th Michigan Cavalry; Farmington (Mich.)
    • Ainsworth, David E.

    • Portrait of David E. Ainsworth 1861-1865. Ann Arbor. Entered service in company D, Twentieth Infantry, at organization as Second Lieutenant, age 24. Commissioned July 29, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant Jan. 26,...
    • Ainsworth, David E.; David E. Ainsworth; American Civil War ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; Ann Arbor (Mich.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-12-27 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis dated month day, year. In this letter, he describes soldier life, Provost Guard duty, a draft, abolitionists, and family and community news.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; mail; postal service; Christmas; theater; Provost Gaurd; prisoners; courting; draft;...
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan, South-East Bastion

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 4, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows cannons, sandbags and camps in the distance. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War; Forts & fortifications; Military camps; Batteries (Weaponry); Cannons; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • Newman, Perry E.

    • Perry E. Newman, Co. E. 29th Infantry, age 16 1/2, in Civil War uniform, rifle at side, with bayonet attached, painted background, gilt painted pompons on coat, scratched, fair condition, full standing pose, mat rectangular gilt with floral design,...
    • Tintype; Newman, Perry E.; Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry; Civil War; Military uniforms; Man
    • Blake, Francis E.

    • Portrait of Francis E. Blake 1861-1865. Officer in the 1st Michigan Cavalry. For further description see (Descriptive Roll First Cavalry Volunteers).
    • Blake, Francis E.;Francis E. Blake; military officer ; First Michigan Cavalry ;1st Michigan Cavalry
    • Gray, Horace

    • Portrait of Horace Gray 1862-1864. Gross Isle. Entered service in Fourth Cavalry at organization as Major Aug. 13 1862 age 49. Commissioned Aug. 14 1862. Mustered Aug. 29 1862. Resigned and honorably discharged for disability Feb. 22 1864. ...
    • Gray, Horace;Horace Gray; American Civil War; ; military officer; ; Fourth Michigan Cavalry;4th Michigan Cavalry; Gross Isle (Mich.)
    • Crane, Charles E.

    • Portrait of Charles E. Crane 1862-1863. Blissfield. Entered service in Twenty-sixth Infantry at organization as First Lieutenant and Quartermaster Oct. 13 1862 at Jackson for 3 years age 26. Commissioned to date Oct. 10 1862. Mustered Dec. 12...
    • Crane, Charles E.;Charles E. Crane; American Civil War; ; military officer; ; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry;26th Michigan Infantry; saber; Blissfield (Mich.); Jackson (Mich.)
    • Thompson, G.H.

    • G.H. Thompson, 4th Iowa Calvary with Civil War uniform, seated with painted back drop in background, good condition. Oval mat, gilt with scalloped corners made by Holmes, Booth and Hayden, Waterbury, Conn. Excellent condition, case is wood covered...
    • Tintype; Thompson, G.H.; Fourth Iowa Calvary; Civil War; Military Uniforms; Soldiers; Holmes, Booth and Hayden; Waterbury (Conn.)


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