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 Barnard to Emily Barnard dated April 19, 1861. In this letter he discusses his impressions of Lansing, Michigan, the recruitment of troupes, and the euphoria surrounding the beginning of the war.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Lansing (Mich.); enlistment; morale
Letter from Thomas Ewing, John W. Ewing, and Mary Ann Ewing to Mack Ewing dated November 17, 1864. In this letter, they discuss the weather and Thomas Ewing's enthusiasm to help his uncle, Mack Ewing.
Ewing, Thomas; Thomas Ewing; Ewing, John Wilson; John Wilson Ewing; Ewing, Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons); Mary Ann (Fitzsimmons) Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Henry McKendree Ewing; American Civil War;
Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated February 19, 1865. In this letter, Ewing discusses prostitutes visiting the hospital, his desire for a discharge, prayer meetings, and smallpox outbreaks in the hospital.
American Civil War; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Ewing, Mack; Mack Ewing; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Ewing, Nan; Nan Ewing; Ewing, Nancy (Hank); Nancy (Hank) Ewing; private; Prostitutes; Satterlee U.S.A....
Letter from Robert McDougall to Mack Ewing dated December 21, 1861. In this letter, he discusses the weather, Confederate prisoners, and community news.
American Civil War; McDougall, Robert; Robert McDougall; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Ewing, Mack; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; Confederate Prisoners of War; 2nd Michigan Cavalry; Second Michigan Cavalry;
1 close score (32 p.) : ill. ; 22 cm. Contents: Dixie land; Lilly Dale; Come, with thy lute; Just before the battle, mother; The dearest spot; Juanita; Rocked in the cradle of the deep; Long, long ago; Robin Adair; Love's old sweet song; Darling...
Hallenbeck, William | Male | Son | 21 | 1; Hallenbeck, Henry | Male | Son | 12 | 2; Lathers, Maggie | Female | Servant | 21 | 3; Ernest, Thomas | Male | Husband | 38 | 4; Ernest, Emma | Female | Wife | 35 | 5; Ward, Arthur S | Male | Son | 17 | 6;...
Hofman, Charles | Male | Son | 8 | 1; Hofman, Jacob | Male | Son | 7 | 2; Hofman, Theresa | Female | Daughter | 5 | 3; Hofman, Joseph | Male | Son | 4 | 4; Hofman, Barbara | Female | Daughter | 3 | 5; Hofman, Frank | Male | Son | 3/12 | 6; Knitsen,...