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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;...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1864-03-25 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated March 25, 1864. In this letter, he gives an account of the work being done on Fort Jackson and discusses the status of his regiment, leadership and politics in the Union Army.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Sergeant; Plaquemines Parish (La.); Fort Jackson (La.); gun; weather; military...
    • Photograph of ruins in Civil War Tennessee

    • Mounted photograph of a pond with some men standing in it, staring toward the ruins of a cotton mill. Caption reads "Ruins of Cotton Mill near Alisonia, Tenn. Presented to State Military Museum by C. M. Lum 10th Mich Infty."
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Lakes & ponds; Mills; Ruins; Alisonia (Tenn.)
    • Central - Ruins of mining building

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 of the ruins of a mining building in the ghost town of Central, Michigan. The Central Mining Company was organized in 1856 to mine a rich vein of copper along the bluffs. The town of Central grew up around the...
    • Central (Mich.); Keweenaw County (Mich.); ghost towns; buildings; mining buildings
    • Photograph of Fort Morgan citadel, from North side

    • Civil War photograph of Fort Morgan, labeled number 7, with caption dating it to 1864. Shows ruins of the citadel, with signs of having burned. Lighthouse in the distance. Signed by Major U. Soule.
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Forts & fortifications; Ruins; Fort Morgan (Ala.)
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1862-10-20 Letter from William Barnard

    • Letter from William Barnard to his father, Edward Barnard dated October 20, 1862. In this letter, he describes his surroundings, battle strategy, religion, and his impressions of civilians.
    • American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Edward Barnard; Barnard, Edward; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Harpers Ferry (Va.); nature; civilians; battle strategy; religion; southern society;...
    • Central - Mining ruins

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1962 of the ruins of a mining building in the ghost town of Central, Michigan. The Central Mining Company was organized in 1856 to mine a rich vein of copper along the bluffs. The town of Central grew...
    • Central (Mich.); Keweenaw County (Mich.); ghost towns; buildings; mining buildings
    • Photograph of Civil War ruins

    • A photographic view of Richmond, Virginia in ruins after Civil War battle; shows a soldier and numerous cannons and cannon balls along a waterfront with damaged buildings in the distance.
    • American Civil War, Destruction & pillage; Cannons; Cannon balls; Richmond (Virg.)

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