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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-20 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses financial issues at home, building a fort, and General Philip Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah Valley.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry...
    • 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
    • Allen, Giles B.

    • Portrait of Dr. Giles B. Allen (circa 1880). Washtenaw County, Michigan. Enlisted in company F, Sixth Infantry, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered aug. 20, 1861. Sergeant Dece. 12, 1862. Sergeant Major Jan. 1, 1864. Discharged at...
    • Allen, Giles B.;Giles B. Allen;American Civil War ;Sixth Michigan Infantry ;6th Michigan Infantry; Sixth Michigan Heavy Artillery; 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery; Washtenaw County (Mich.) ; Fort Wayne (Mich.);soldier; noncommissioned officer;...
    • Allen, Lewis Seymour and Children

    • Portrait of Lewis Seymour Allen, with children, c.1880. Lodi. Enlisted in company H, Twentieth Infantry, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Aug. 19, 1862. Corporal Jan. 2, 1863. Wounded in action May 12, 1864. Mustered out at DeLaney...
    • Allen, Lewis Seymour;Lewis Seymour Allen; Allen family; American Civil War ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Lodi (Mich.); Ann Arbor (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer;...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-06 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 6, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the change in command from Buell to Rosecrans, the 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, Kentucky living conditions, contraband...
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Mitchellville (Tenn.); Don Carlos Buell; Buell, Don...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-21 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated January 21, 1863. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the staus of family and friends, his opinions on Officers, sleeping conditions, musicians, continuing the battle amongst...
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); picket duty; soldier behavior;...
    • 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;
    • Eighth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • Organized at Mount Clemens, this regiment was sent to Kentucky in May 1863 to chase General John Morgan, whose rebel raiders were terrorizing Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Before the regiment left for Kentucky, the ladies of Mount Clemens gave the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry
    • Butler, Chauncy

    • Portrait of Chauncy Butler. Williamston. Enlisted in company H, Twenty-sixth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 12, 1862, at Willaimston, for 3 years, age 31. Mustered Sept. 25, 1862. Sergeant. Died May 21, 1864, at Alexandria, Va., of wounds...
    • American Civil War; Butler, Chauncy; Chauncy Butler; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal; noncommissioned officer; Williamston (Mich.); Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864; Battle of Spotsylvania Court House;
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-08-01 Letter from Clarence L. Houseman

    • Letter from Clarence Houseman to his sister, Sally Wheeler, dated August 13, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the movements of his regiment, the death of their brother, William, and an anecdote about an African American.
    • American Civil War; Clarence L. Houseman; Houseman, Clarence L.; Sally (Houseman) Wheeler; Wheeler, Sally (Houseman); Rienzi (Miss.); regimental history; William G. Houseman; Houseman, William G.; death; dysentery; African Americans; southern...

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