This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated August 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses locales taking the oath of allegiance.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Captain; Commissioned Officer; civilians; Oath of Allegiance; Cumberland Mountains; civilians
Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his sister, Amelia Potter, dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, he describes the Siege of Atlanta and his promotion.
American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Amelia Potter; Potter, Amelia; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Captain; Commissioned Officer; promotion; Siege of Atlanta; Atlanta Campaign, 1864; Atlanta (Ga.);...
Letter from Emma and Carrie Shepard to Sarah Lyons dated February 23, 1864. In this letter, they discuss David Lyons, their father, Samuel Shepard's, enlistment, and the possibility of teaching school.
American Civil War; Sarah Lyons; Lyons, Sarah; Emma Shepard; Shepard, Emma; Carrie Shepard; Shepard, Carrie; enlistment; education; Shepard, Samuel J.; Samuel J. Shepard; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry;
Letter from T.C. Radabaugh and Andy Ewing to Mack Ewing dated March 10, 1865. In this letter, he discusses soldier life, finances, and the status of family and friends on the front.
American Civil War; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Andrew Adam Ewing; Andy Ewing; Ewing, Andrew Adam; Ewing, Andy; Radabaugh, T.C.; Radabaugh, Thomas C.; Thomas C. Radabaugh; T.C. Radabaugh; private;...