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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-08-05 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C. and the status of family and friends serving on the front.. In an attached undated letter, he discusses religion, his health, furloughs, and...
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; religion;
    • Adair, John M.

    • Portrait of John M. Adair Captain Company C 1861-1865. 45th Illinois Infantry. No further record.
    • Adair, John M.; John M. Adair; American Civil War; Forty-fifth Illinois Infantry; 45th Illinois Infantry; soldier; military officer;commissioned officer; captain
    • 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 lieutenant...
    • 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...
    • Alexander, Eli P.

    • Portrait of Eli P. Alexander, c. 1860. Civil War Soldier. Williamston, Michigan. Enlisted, Company H. Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry, as First Sergeant, for 3 years. Age 18. Promoted to Second Lieutenant (January 1863) and First...
    • Alexander, Eli P.; Eli P. Alexander; American Civil War; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer; sergeant; commissioned officer; military officer; second lieutenant; first...
    • Alger, John

    • Portrait of John Alger [Algor, Algoe], 1863. Captain of the Tenth Michigan Infantry. July 13, 1863. Inscribed: 'For Sister Jane From Your Brother John.' Flint. Enlisted service in company I, Tenth Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant,...
    • Alger, John; John Alger; American Civil War; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry;Jonesboro, Battle of Jonesboro, Ga., 1864; Flint (Mich.); soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant; captain
    • Arnold, George B. and friend

    • George B. Arnold and friend, dressed in suits, with Civil War hats on, on rose colored antique glass, surface somewhat scratched. Mat rectangular with scroll work, in excellent condition, case tooled leather covered wood, made to look like a fine...
    • Ambrotype; Arnold, George B.; Men; Military uniforms; Civil War
    • Dare, William

    • William Dare, in Civil War uniform. On plain glass, backing peeling away, rectangular mat, flowered corners, manufactured by "Holmes, Booth, and Haydins Superfine, Waterbury, Conn. In good condition. 1/2 case missing.
    • Ambrotype; Dare, William; Man; Holmes, Booth and Haydins Superfine; Waterbury (Conn.); Military uniforms; Civil War
    • Unidentified Civil War soldier

    • Unidentified Civil War soldier. On deep rose glass, scratched but in fair condition, oval mat, gilt, decorated with eagles, flags, cannons, drums, swords, in good condition. Made by Dean & Emerson, Worchester, Mass. Case is paper covered wood,...
    • Ambrotype; Soldier; Civil War; Military uniforms; Dean & Emerson; Worchester (Mass.); Man
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-11-23 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated November 23, 1861. In this letter, he discusses receiving letters from his sister, his thoughts on the war, a dress parade in front of General McClellan, and his brother's enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Lyon (Va.); mail; military review; parade; George McClellan;...
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  1861-12-02 Letter from Alphonso Crane

    • Letter from Alphonso Crane to his sister, Lura Huff, dated December 2, 1861. In this letter, he discusses his brother's enlistment, being in a review for General Samuel P. Heintzelman, looting a window, societal norms for women and letter writing,...
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Lura Huff; Huff, Lura; Zelura (Crane) Huff; Huff, Zelura (Crane); Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Camp Michigan (Va.); John Emory Crane; Crane, John Emory; military review;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-23 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 23, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the baby's health, politics in the North, his opinions on deserters, a grand review with General Rosecrans, skirmishes, finances, and...
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); baby; health; whooping cough;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-24 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, picket duty, food, movements of the Confederate Cavalry, the status of family and friends on the front, and the baby.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); picket duty; Confederate Cavalry;...
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • MS 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 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;

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