This volume follows the Seventh Michigan Cavalry regiment. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
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;
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 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 Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated December 14, 1862. In this letter, he discusses Frank's health, family news, soldier life, tents, the status of family and friends, food, and the baby.
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;