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    • MS 61-25: George Arnold Collection  1864 Diary of George Benton Arnold

    • Diary of George Benton Arnold dated 1864. In this diary, he discusses the status of his regiment, deserters (January 25, February 29, March 1), African Americans (April 8, July 25), skirmishes, Battle of the Wilderness (May 5-7), Battle of...
    • American Civil War; George Benton Arnold; Arnold, George Benton; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; regimental history; deserters; African Americans; African American Soldiers; skirmish; Battle of the Wilderness; Wilderness,...
    • Roberts, A.E.

    • Two Civil War soldiers, one in frame, seated in chair, pants are tinted green. Second image filed behind is head and shoulder pose of a different soldier. Emulsion is in very bad condition, peeling away from plate, written on facing side is "A.E....
    • Tintype; Civil War; Soldiers; Military Uniforms; A.E. Roberts; Kalamazoo (Mich.)
    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-20 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 20, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses financial issues at home, building a fort, and General Philip Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah Valley.
    • 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; Sheridan, Philip Henry; Philip Henry...
    • 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;...
    • Moody, Edward W.

    • Edward W. Moody, Co. G, 12th Michigan Infantry, full length portrait. In poor condition, emulsion peeled and cracking badly, mat elipitcal gilt, with clover pattern, in good condition, made by "Holmes, Booth & Hayden, Waterbury, Conn., no case.
    • Tintype; Moody, Edward W.; Twelfth Michigan Infantry; Civil War; Soldiers; Military Uniforms;Holmes, Booth & Hayden; Waterbury (Conn.)
    • Adrian - "Monument Square, Soldiers' Monument, Adrian, Mich."

    • Postcard souvenir depicting the Civil War Memorial in Memorial Park, Adrian, Michigan. The memorial was erected in 1870 to commemorate soldiers from Adrian who died in the Civil War. This image is part of the "Souvenir Folder of Adrian, Mich."
    • Adrian (Mich.); Lenawee County (Mich.); Memorial Park (Adrian, Mich.); Civil War Memorial (Adrian, Mich.); monuments; parks
    • 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 2004-23: Bush Family Collection  1863-03-30 Letter from Frederick Willard

    • Letter from Frederick Willard to Frederick and Cynthia Bush dated March 30, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his health, his opinions on slavery and Copperheads, and the status of his regiment.
    • American Civil War; Frederick Willard; Willard, Frederick; Frederick E. Bush;Bush, Frederick E.; Cynthia (Willard) Bush; Bush, Cynthia (Willard); 160th New York Infantry; One Hundred and Sixtieth New York Infantry; Sergeant; jaundice; illness;...
    • MS 2008-38: Balcom Family Collection  1863-10-09 Letter from Justus A. Balcom

    • Letter from Justus A. Balcom to his parent, Johnson and Oriza Balcom, dated October 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses being in the hospital with ague, the Battle of Chickamauga, General Rosecrans, and food.
    • American Civil War; Justus A. Balcom; Balcom, Justus A.; Johnson Balcom; Balcom, Johnson; Oriza Balcom; Balcom, Oriza; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Chattanooga (Tenn.); hospital; ague; fever; Battle of Chickamauga;...
    • Morry, George

    • George Morry, Kentucky Cavalry, seated, pistol drawn and held accross chest with finger on trigger, hand gilt painted buttons and stripes, fair condition. No mat, no case.
    • Tintype; Morry, George; Man; Kentucky Cavalry; Military uniforms; Civil War; Soldiers
    • MS 62-52: Douwe B. Yntema Collection  1863-10-11 Letter from Leonard G. Loomis

    • Letter from Leonard G. Loomis to Elizabeth Abbott dated October 11, 1863. In this letter, he discusses an upcoming furlough, politics, his morale, and visiting soldiers in the Cleveland (Ohio) Hospital.
    • American Civil War; Loomis, Leonard G.; Leonard G. Loomis; Abbott (Loomis), Elizabeth; Elizabeth (Loomis) Abbott; Forty-Second Ohio Infantry; 42nd Ohio Infantry; Cleveland (Ohio); furlough; politics; voting; elections; morale; hospital; food

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