1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
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;
Letters from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated May 26, 1864 through May 30, 1864. In his letters, Ewing describes his stay in the hospital for dysentery, family members serving in the Civil War, the impending march to Richmond and camp life.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; dysentery; hospital; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Richmond (Va.); illness
This volume follows the Tenth Michigan Cavalry 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.
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated June 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes skirmishes with the Confederate army, building forts, the accidental shooting of Alvin Hank's thumb, and wounds incurred in his company.
Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; wound; American Civil War; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; regimental history
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.