This volume follows the Eighth 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 August 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses the status of his regiment and the status of family and friends in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing;
The Second entered Petersburg, Virginia, in the early morning of 3 April 1865, on the heels of the First Michigan Sharpshooters. The Second raised the second Union flag over Petersburg—the flag seen here—over the Customs House. This flag was...
American Civil War; battle flags; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry