Letter from Ambrose Abbott to Alvin Hank dated February 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses his views on the war and the Copperhead Movement, and the status of his son, Gardner Hank, serving on the front.
Transcript of letter from Edson Conrad to his sister, Mary Conrad, dated January 12, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Fredericksburg, relations with the Confederate Army, morale, supplies, food, and finances.
1861-1863 Diary transcript of James W. Hoffman. In this diary, he discusses joining his regiment, riding on the railroad, soldier life, picket duty, dress parades, illnesses, riding a steamboat, his horse, skirmishes, visiting locals, African...
American Civil War; Hoffman, James W.; James W. Hoffman; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; Third Michigan Cavalry; enlistment; railroad; soldier life; picket duty; dress parade; illness; health; steamer; horse; skirmish; civilians; African Americans; slavery;...
Map from 1761 indended to illustrate fur trading between Michigan settlements and Canada, showing the eastern section of the Upper Peninsula, including the Straits of Mackinac, St. Marys River and portions of Ontario.
maps; fur trading; Straits of Mackinac; St. Marys River;
Frank D. Fitzgerald, 34th Governor of Michigan, 1935-1936; 36th Governor of Michigan, 1939. Republican. Religion: Congregational. Born in Grand Ledge in 1885. Died 1939. Buried in Grand Ledge. Politician by trade.