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    • 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;...
    • Photograph of Civil War draft notice banner

    • Civil War Provost Marshal's Office notice for FIrst Congressional District of Michigan, with list of names of men liable for military service. Posted by Mark Flanagan, Provost Marshal; Henry F. Kellogg, Commissioner; George Landon, Surgeon; on...
    • American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Draft; Broadsides; Detroit (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • Civil War broadside advertising for enlistment in Michigan's Twenty-ninth Infantry, with the text "Rally, Boys, Rally for the Flag! And Avoid the Draft." Posted August 3, 1864, by N. J. Frink in Marshall, Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry;29th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides; Marshall (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • Civil War broadside advertising enlistment in Michigan's 20th Infantry, emphasizing bounty payments. Posted by C. B. Grant in Ann Arbor.
    • American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Ann Arbor (Mich.)
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1864-01-25 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated January 25, 1864. In this letter, he discusses his injury, and rumors concerning General Burnside.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; furlough; Detroit (Mich.); Ambrose Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose; injury;
    • First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics - Page ix

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics 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 Engineers and Mechanics; 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics
    • Photograph of Civil War community meeting broadside

    • Sign advertising a mass meeting for "The Patriotic Citizens of Tuscola County" on the creation of a full company of Civil War soldiers. Speakers are E.H. Thomson, J.D. Lewis, Esq., and B.W. Huston, Jr. as enlistment officer. Posted July 28, 1862 at...
    • American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Addresses essays lectures; Broadsides; Thomson, E. H. (Edward H.), 1810-1886; Lewis, J. D.; Tuscola County (Mich.); Vassar (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • Civil War broadside advertising enlistment in Michigan's Seventeenth Infantry, posted by H. B. Androus, Detroit (Mich) (?).
    • American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Androus, Henry B. ; Detroit (Mich.)
    • First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics - Page xi

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics 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 Engineers and Mechanics; 1st Michigan Engineers and Mechanics
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • "Look out for drafting!!" Civil War broadside advertising for enlistment of men to Michigan's Seventeenth Infantry, Company A, posted by H. B. Androus in Detroit, Michigan.
    • American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Androus, Henry B. ; Detroit (Mich.)
    • 10th Michigan Cavalry - Page 093

    • 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.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; Tenth Michigan Cavalry; 10th Michigan Cavalry
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page 092

    • 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
    • MS 70-57: W. R. Fudge Collection  1861-1863 Diary of James W. Hoffman Transcript

    • 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;...
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry - Page 003

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Colored Infantry. 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 Colored Infantry; African American soldiers; African Americans; 102nd U.S. Colored Infantry; One Hundred and Second U.S. Colored Infantry; Third U.S. Colored Cavalry; 3rd U.S....
    • Photograph of Civil War recruitment banner

    • Patriotic recruitment broadside advertising an "Excursion Party for the Sunny South!" and warning that the Draft will be instituted if quota is not reached. Posted at Battle Creek, Michigan by Captain C. Byington and Lieutenant J. G. Smith,...
    • American Civil War ; Recruiting & enlistment ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Broadsides ; Byington, Cyrus, 1793-1868 ;Cyrus Byington; Smith, J. G. ;J.G. Smith; Battle Creek (Mich.)
    • Photograph of Civil War non-liability certificate

    • Certificate of non-liability for the draft of the Civil War. By reason of "substitute furnished," Cyrus S. Fanar of Armada, Macomb County, Michigan, was exempt from Draft service as of August 1864.
    • American Civil War; Recruiting & enlistment; Draft resisters; Certificates; Pontiac (Mich.); Armada (Mich.); Macomb County (Mich.)

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