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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-09-19 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated September 19, 1862. In this letter, he discusses traveling on a steamer, skirmishes, Confederate battle strategies.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Indianapolis (Ind.); steamer; skirmish; Confederate...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-07-30 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated July 30, 1863. In this letter, he relates his travels as a paroled soldier from Memphis (Tenn.) to a camp in Ohio. He also expresses his desire for a furlough in order to visit Michigan.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Memphis (Tenn.); Cairo (Ill.); Mattoon (Ill.); Terre-Haute (Ind.); Dayton (Ohio);...
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-09-29 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated September 29, 1863. In this letter, he describes camp life at Camp Chase as a paroled union soldier, expresses his desire to return to his regiment and his anxiety regarding the status of the...
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Columbus (Ohio); Camp Chase (Ohio); camp; camp life; Cumberland Gap; Union Army;...
    • 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,...
    • Kibbe, Willis H.

    • Portrait of Willis H. Kibbe, 1861-1865. (Veteran), St. Joseph County. Enlisted in company B, First Infantry, March 22, 1862, age 21. Mustered April 10, 1862. Re-enlisted March 23, 1864 at Detroit, Mich. Mustered March 24, 1864. Joined...
    • Kibbe, Willis H.;Willis H. Kibbe; American Civil War ; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry; St. Joseph County (Mich.) ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Camp Hamilton (Va.) ; Jeffersonville (Ind.) ; Burr Oak (Mich.) ; soldier; saber
    • 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 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-05 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); picket duty; weather; illness;...
    • Miel, Charles Homer

    • Portrait of Charles Homer Miel 1864-1865. Greenville. Enlisted in company H Twenty-first Infantry Aug. 17 1864 at Grand Rapids for 1 year, age 20. Mustered Aug. 17 1864. Transferred to company F, Oct. 16 1864. Mustered out at Washington D.C....
    • Miel, Charles Homer;Charles Homer Miel; American Civil War; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; soldier; bayonet; flag
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-11-02 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated November 2, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes his feelings regarding the Confederate Army, the weather, family news, finances, his heath, and the upcoming Presidential election.
    • 2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry;Confederate Army; Presidential Election of...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-04-12 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated April 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends, the farm, finances, and food.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); agriculture; cows; finances;...
    • Alger, John

    • Portrait of John Alger [Algor, Algoe], 1863. Captain of the Tenth Michigan Infantry. July 13, 1863. Inscribed: 'For Sister Jane From Your Brother John.' Flint. Enlisted service in company I, Tenth Infantry at organization as Second Lieutenant,...
    • Alger, John; John Alger; American Civil War; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry;Jonesboro, Battle of Jonesboro, Ga., 1864; Flint (Mich.); soldier; military officer; commissioned officer; second lieutenant; captain
    • Davis, Edward

    • Portrait of Edward Davis, 1861-1865. Enlisted in company B, First Infantry, July 10, 1861, at Flint, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered July 22, 1861. Admitted to hospital at Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, Nov. 6, 1862 and discharged for disability Dec....
    • Davis, Edward;Edward Davis; American Civil War ; First Michigan Infantry ; 1st Michigan Infantry; Flint (Mich.) ; Fort Hamilton (N.Y.); soldier
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-03-28 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated March 28, 1863. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, finances, the draft, and food.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Murfreesboro (Tenn.); picket duty; finances; draft;...

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