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    • Tracy, Benjamin C.

    • Portrait of Benjamin C. Tracy, 1861-1865. Grand Rapids. Enlisted in company F, Third Infantry, as Sergeant, May 13, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 29. Mustered June 10, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant Jan. 1, 1862. Commissioned...
    • Tracy, Benjamin C. ;Benjamin C. Tracy; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; brigade quartermaster ; Grand Rapids (Mich.) ; Detroit...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, post war, c.1900. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit,...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1862-10-24 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to Henry and Debbie dated October 24, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his stay in the hospital for jaundice, the status of his regiment, Confederate Prisoners of War, visiting the battlefield at Perryville, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; New Market (Ky.); Sergeant; hospital; illness; jaundice; regimental history; Bacon, John H.; John H. Bacon; Confederate Prisoners of War;...
    • MS 70-102: Charles Smith Papers  1864-1865 Excerpts of the Civil War Diary of Charles Smith

    • Excerpts of the Civil War diary of Charles Smith. In the entries, he discusses food, the weather, death tolls, and general conditions of the prison camp at Salisbury, North Carolina. He also provides an account of the Battle of the Wilderness.
    • American Civil War; Charles F. Smith; Smith, Charles F.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; private; corporal; sergeant; Union Prisoners of War; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864; regimental history;...
    • Noble, William

    • Portrait of William Noble, 1861-1863. Detroit. Enlisted in company G, Second Infantry, as First Sergeant, May 21, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered May 25, 1861. Sergeant Major July 16, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant,...
    • Noble, William;William Noble; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; aid-de-camp ; provost marshal ;...
    • Ritter, Peter

    • Portrait of Peter Ritter, 1861-1865. Angola, Ind. Enlisted in company F, (reorganized) Third Infantry, Aug. 15, 1864 at Muir, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 12, 1864. Corporal Oct. 18, 1864. Sergeant Feb. 17, 1865. First Sergeant May 10,...
    • Ritter, Peter ;Peter Ritter; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; Angola (Ind.) ; Muir (Mich.)
    • Morse, Allen Benton

    • Portrait of Allen Benton Morse, post war, c.1880. Ionia. Enlisted in company B, Sixteenth Infantry, as Sergeant, July 30, 1861, at Ionia, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 7, 1861. Commissioned First Lieutenant, company I, Twenty-first...
    • Morse, Allen Benton ;Allen Benton Morse; American Civil War; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry; 16th Michigan Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Mission Ridge; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863; Ionia (Mich.);...
    • Callahan, John J.

    • Portrait of John J. Callahan, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Kalamazoo. Enlisted in company K, Second Infantry, May 10, 1861, at Kalamazoo for 3 years, age 20. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal. Re-enlisted Dec. 31, 1863, at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn. ...
    • Callahan, John J.;John J. Callahan; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; brevet captain ; major ; Kalamazoo...
    • MS 91-480 Henry Albert Potter Collection  1863-03-08 Letter from Henry Albert Potter

    • Letter from Henry Albert Potter to his father, Edward Potter, dated March 8, 1863. In this letter, he describes the status of his regiment, his promotion to Second Lieutenant, finances, the status of family and friends serving on the front, and...
    • American Civil War; Henry Albert Potter; Potter, Henry Albert; Edward Potter; Potter, Edward; 4th Michigan Cavalry; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; Franklin (Tenn.); First Sergeant; Second Lieutenant; Commissioned Officer; regimental history; finances;...
    • Cowan, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. Cowan, 1861-1866. (Veteran) Parma. Enlisted in company G, Twelfth Infantry, Dec. 9, 1861, at Parma, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Dec. 19, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 26, 1863, at Little Rock, Ark. Mustered Dec. 26, 1863. ...
    • Cowan, George W. ;George W. Cowan; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Twelfth Michigan Infantry ;12th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; sergeant major ; Parma (Mich.)
    • Cook, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. Cook, 1861-1864. Ann Arbor. Enlisted in company A, Sixteenth Infantry, as First Sergeant, July 9, 1861. Mustered Sept. 7, 1861. Wounded in action June 27, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant June 27, 1862. Mustered June...
    • Cook, George W. ;George W. Cook; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry ;16th Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Ann Arbor (Mich.)
    • Carrington, Julius M.

    • Portrait of Julius M. Carrington, 1862-1864. St. Clair County. Enlisted in company E, Tenth Infantry, Feb. 7, 1862. Mustered April 2, 1862. Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant April 26, 1863. Recommended for commission for meritorious...
    • Carrington, Julius M. ;Julius M. Carrington; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Tenth Michigan Infantry ;10th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; St. Clair County (Mich.)
    • Phetteplace, Lucius

    • Portrait of Lucius Phetteplace, 1862-1865. Coldwater. Enlisted in company H, Nineteenth Infantry, as First Sergeant, July 22, 1862, at Coldwater, for 3 years, age 27. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Taken Prisoner at Thompson's Station, Tenn., March 5,...
    • Phetteplace, Lucius ;Lucius Phetteplace; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; captain ; Coldwater (Mich.) ; Thompson's Station, Battle of,...
    • Austin, Harvey H.

    • Portrait of Harvey H. Austin, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Breedsville. Enlisted in company B, Fourteenth Infantry, Nov. 25, 1861, at Breedsville, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Feb. 13, 1862. Re-enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, at Columbia, Tenn. Mustered Feb....
    • Austin, Harvey H. ; Harvey H. Austin; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry ; 14th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; Breedsville (Mich.)
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.

    • Portrait of Clement A. Lounsberry, 1861-1864. Enlisted in company I, First Infantry, April 22, 1861, at Marshall, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered May 1, 1861. Wounded and taken prisoner, July 21, 1861. Exchanged. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., July...
    • Lounsberry, Clement A.;Clement A. Lounsberry; American Civil War; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865). Division, 1st.; Second Brigade,...
    • Kingsley, Frank

    • Portrait of Frank Kingsley, 1862-1864. Pittsfield. Enlisted in company H, Twentieth Infantry, as Sergeant, July 23, 1862, at Ann Arbor, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 19, 1862. First Sergeant Jan. 13, 1863. Killed in action at...
    • Kingsley, Frank ;Frank Kingsley; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ;20th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; first sergeant ; Pittsfield (Mich.) ; Ann Arbor (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va.,...
    • La Pointe, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. LaPointe, post war, c.1861-1865. Monroe County. Enlisted in company D, Seventh Infantry, as Corporal, June 19, 1861, at Monroe, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Sergeant Nov. 2, 1861. Commissioned Second...
    • La Pointe, George W. ;George W. La Pointe; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; lieutenant...
    • Alexander, Eli P.

    • Portrait of Eli P. Alexander, c. 1860. Civil War Soldier. Williamston, Michigan. Enlisted, Company H. Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry, as First Sergeant, for 3 years. Age 18. Promoted to Second Lieutenant (January 1863) and First...
    • Alexander, Eli P.; Eli P. Alexander; American Civil War; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry; Williamston (Mich.); soldier; noncommissioned officer; sergeant; commissioned officer; military officer; second lieutenant; first...

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