Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated August 5, 1864. In this letter, Ewing describes Washington, D.C. and the status of family and friends serving on the front.. In an attached undated letter, he discusses religion, his health, furloughs, and...
2nd Michigan Infantry; American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; Second Michigan Infantry; Nancy (Hank) Ewing; religion;
Letter from Frederick Bush to Christin Bush, Sr., dated April 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his brother, Christian Bush, and almost losing his foot in a gun accident. On the stationery is the lyrics to "Red, White, and Blue."
American Civil War; Bush, Frederick; Frederick Bush; Bush, Sr., Christian; Christian Bush, Sr.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Corporal; "Red, White, and Blue"; poems; song lyrics; hospital; wound;
Letter from Frederick Bush to George Bush dated April 6, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of family and friends serving on the front. He also transcribed the lyrics to "The Friends I Left Behind Me."
American Civil War; Frederick Bush; Bush, Frederick; George Bush; Bush, George; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry; Fairfax (Va.); Corporal; "The Friends I Left Behind me"; poems; song lyrics;
Letter from Emily Barnard to her sister, Ellen Barnard, dated April 15, 1865. In this letter, she discusses a visit from her brother, William A. Barnard, the assassination of President Lincoln, and courting.
American Civil War; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Groton (Mass.); William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; "Richmond has Fallen"; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham; courting; music;
Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Ellen Barnard, dated August 3, 1863. In this letter, he discusses sulpher springs around Crab Orchard, Kentucky, the sieges of Vicksburg and Jackson, and his desire for a furlough.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Ellen Barnard; Barnard, Ellen; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Crab Orchard (Ky.); sulfur springs; Siege of Vicksburg; Siege of Jackson; furlough;...
Letter from Nan Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 19, 1864 through November 21, 1864. In this letter, she discusses Alvin Hank and family news. A newspaper clipping of "Oh No We Never Mention Him" (referring to George McClellan) is also included.
American Civil War; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Nan; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Nan Ewing; George McClellan; McClellan, George
Letter from William H.H. Cook to his brother, Amori B. Cook, dated November 21, 1861. In this letter, he discusses unloading hay and oats at camp, friends stationed at Camp Anderson, measles, his uniform, and guard duty. He also writes out the...
American Civil War; William H.H. Cook; Cook, William H.H.; Amori B. Cook; Cook, Amori B.; Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Camp Anderson (Grand Rapids, Mich.); horse; chores; uniform; clothes; regimental history; measles; illness;...
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;...
Porter's Division Song lyrics by Frank H. Norton. Published by Philip & Solomons Metropolitan Bookstore, Washington, D.C. On back, it states: "Pleas [sic] preserve this for us J.T.A.H.J. Wise"
American Civil War; Fifth Corps; 5th Corps; Porter's Division; song lyrics; poem; Frank H. Norton; Norton, Frank H.; "The Army of the Free"; John W. Wise; Wise, John W.; 20th Michigan Infantry; Twentieth Michigan Infantry;
Photograph of the sheet music cover for 'Abraham Lincoln's Funeral March, Dedicated to the People of the United States' composed by W. J. Rob John and published by J. Henry Wittemore in Detroit (Mich.).
American Civil War; President of the United States; Abraham Lincoln, Assissination; W. J. Rob John; John, Rob W. J.; J. Henry Wittemore; Wittemore, J. Henry; Detroit (Mich.); song; sheet music