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    • Painted ambrotype

    • Painted ambrotype on plain glass, of girl reclining on couch, with arm behind head and dress pulled up to show ankles, very suggestive. Backing peeling away, rectangular mat with scroll work; case paper covered wood, with embossed designs, no...
    • Ambrotype; Girls
    • 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;...
    • 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
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This flag was carried by the Eighth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, known as the "Wandering Regiment" for their long marches and hard battles in seven states. It replaced the regiment's first flag, which had become too battle-scarred for...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This battle flag—the second national flag of this regiment—survived thirty-three engagements. During the siege of Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1861, William Gundlach planted the flag on the enemy works and fought off the rebels with his revolver....
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-First Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-first Volunteer Infantry Regiment fought in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. After the Civil War, regiments were ordered to return their battle flags to the state. The flag displayed here, painted with the names of the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-First Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry
    • Hamtramck - Painted signs on side of Jaworski Sausage Company

    • Color photograph from 1983 of painted signs for Jaworski Sausage and Gold Medal Flour on the side of the Jaworski Sausage Company building at 9244 Joseph Campau Street. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection.
    • Hamtramck (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Jaworski Sausage Company (Hamtramck, Mich.); signs; buildings; J. William Gorski Collection;

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