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    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-10 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 10, 1862. In this letter, he discusses a skirmish, scouting, local citizens, and the status of family and friends on the front.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); skirmish; scout; civilians; Battle...
    • 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;...
    • MS 70-99: Civil War Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker  1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo A. Barker

    • 1862-1863 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life while stationed around Corinth Mississippi. In the diary he describes witnessing a deserter execution, bringing in Confederate prisoners, battle experiences, and...
    • American Civil War; Barker, Lorenzo A.; Lorenzo A. Barker; Western Sharpshooters; 66th Illinois Infantry; Sixty-sixth Illinois Infantry; Corinth (Miss.); regimental history; Confederate Prisoners of War; deserters;
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Ninth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • "Rally, Boys, Rally for the flag! And Avoid the Draft." So said the August 1864 poster recruiting volunteers for a new infantry regiment—the Twenty-ninth Regiment of Michigan Infantry. "Come boys, let us strike once more for the old Flag—Let it be...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 29th Michigan Infantry; Twenty-Ninth Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Ninth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • "Rally, Boys, Rally for the flag! And Avoid the Draft." So said the August 1864 poster recruiting volunteers for a new infantry regiment—the Twenty-ninth Regiment of Michigan Infantry. "Come boys, let us strike once more for the old Flag—Let it be...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 29th Michigan Infantry; Twenty-Ninth Michigan Infantry
    • Eighteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • In July 1862, with the war going badly for the Union, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 more volunteers. The Eighteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was rapidly recruited and mustered in at Hillsdale.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighteenth Michigan Infantry; 18th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • In July 1862, with the war going badly for the Union, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 more volunteers. The Eighteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was rapidly recruited and mustered in at Hillsdale. Pausing briefly in Toledo,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighteenth Michigan Infantry; 18th Michigan Infantry
    • First Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The First Michigan was the first regiment raised in Michigan after President Abraham Lincoln called for volunteers. On 21 July, the regiment fought at Bull Run, near Manassas, Virginia. In the resounding defeat for the Union, this flag was...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry

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