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    • Rath, Christian

    • Portrait of Christian Rath, post war, c.1905. Jackson. Entered service in company G, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1862, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 30. Commissioned to date June 17, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Rath, Christian ;Christian Rath; American Civil War ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet major ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Antietam,...
    • 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;...
    • McCreery, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. McCreery, 1861-1865. Flint. Entered service in Eighth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Sept. 3, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Sept. 24, 1862. Commissioned Captain, company F, March 27,...
    • McCreery, Charles H. ;Charles H. McCreery; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; assistant...
    • Ely, Ralph

    • Portrait of Ralph Ely, 1861-1866. Alma. Entered service in company C, Eighth Infantry, at organization, as Captain, , Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 41. Commissioned Aug. 12, 1861. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Wounded in action at...
    • Ely, Ralph ;Ralph Ely; American Civil War ; ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; Ninth Army Corps ;9th Army Corps; U. S. Volunteers ; captain ; major ; lieutenant colonel ; brevet colonel ; colonel ; brevet brigadier general ;...
    • MS 55-7: William A. Barnard Collection  1861-04-19 Letter from William Barnard

    • 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
    • La Pointe, George W.

    • Portrait of George W. LaPointe, post war, c.1900. Monroe County. Enlisted in company D, Seventh Infantry, as Corporal, June 19, 1861, at Monroe, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Sergeant Nov. 2, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant...
    • La Pointe, George W. ;George W. La Pointe; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Seventh Michigan Infantry ;7th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; lieutenant...
    • Salter, Charles H.

    • Portrait of Charles H. Salter, 1861-1865. Detroit. Enlisted in company A, First Infantry, April 18, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 months, age 21. Mustered May 1, 1861. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., Aug. 7, 1861. Re-entered service in company E,...
    • Salter, Charles H. ;Charles H. Salter; American Civil War ; ; ; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry ;16th Michigan Infantry; First Michigan Infantry ;1st Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brigade...
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th U.S. Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ;...
    • 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;...
    • Callahan, John J.

    • Portrait of John J. Callahan, 1861-1865. (Veteran), Kalamazoo. Enlisted in company K, Second Infantry, May 10, 1861, at Kalamazoo for 3 years, age 20. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal. Re-enlisted Dec. 31, 1863, at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn. ...
    • Callahan, John J.;John J. Callahan; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; U. S. Volunteers ; corporal ; sergeant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; brevet captain ; major ; Kalamazoo...
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ;Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th Michigan Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ;...
    • Rath, Christian

    • Portrait of Christian Rath, post war, c.1905. Jackson. Entered service in company G, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, Aug. 9, 1862, at Jackson, for 3 years, age 30. Commissioned to date June 17, 1862. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Wounded in...
    • Rath, Christian ;Christian Rath; American Civil War ; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry ;17th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; brevet major ; brevet lieutenant colonel ; Jackson (Mich.) ; Antietam,...

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