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    • MS 2008-46: Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing  1864-09-06 Letter from Mack Ewing

    • Letter from Mack Ewing to Nan Ewing dated September 6, 1864. In this letter, Ewing discusses daily tasks, religion, soldier behavior, the upcoming Presidential election, and his view on the war turning from a war to preserve the Union to a war to...
    • 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; Vallandigham, Clement L.; Slavery; African...
    • Adrian - "Post Office, Adrian, Mich."

    • Postcard souvenir depicting the post office building in Adrian, Michigan. Part of the "Souvenir Folder of Adrian, Mich.".
    • Adrian (Mich.); Lenawee County (Mich.); United States Post Office (Adrian, Mich.); buildings; postcards; post offices; people
    • MS 69-121: Grace Dunham Collection  To Arms

    • Cutout portrait of Jefferson Davis with the poem "To arms! to arms, ye brave, The avenging sword unsheath. March on! march on! all hearts resolved. On victory or death."
    • American Civil War; Alphonso D. Crane; Crane, Alphonso D.; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry; The Confederate States of America; Jefferson F. Davis; Davis, Jefferson F.; poem
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-11-16 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated November 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the citizens of Kentucky, local elections, contrabands, and family news.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Nashville (Tenn.); Francis William Kellogg; Kellogg,...
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1863-01-08 Letter from George L. Daniels

    • Letter from George L. Daniels to Arza Bartholomew, dated January 8, 1863. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, marching, rations, looting, the weather, and the reasons for the war.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; George L. Daniels; Daniels, George L; Fifty-third Illinois Infantry; 53rd Illinois Infantry; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Holly Springs (Miss.); regimental history;...
    • 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;...
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment." This flag was...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This flag was carried by the Eighth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, known as the "Wandering Regiment" for their long marches and hard battles in seven states. It replaced the regiment's first flag, which had become too battle-scarred for...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • Ninth Michigan Cavalry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • This flag was presented to the Ninth Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment when its men were mustered in during 1863 in Coldwater. Writing in 1876, Adjutant General John Robertson described the flag as a "very neat and finely lettered silk standard,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Ninth Michigan Cavalry; 9th Michigan Cavalry

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