Letter from William Barnard to his sister dated September 21, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, his impressions of the locals, daily life, and African Americans following the regiment.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Frederick (Md.); Sergeant; regimental history; civilians; southern society; camp life; African Americans; Slavery;
Letter from William A. Barnard to his sister, Emily Barnard, dated June 2, 1863. In this letter, he discusses Au Sable Forks, New York, Kentucky civilians, Grass Lake, Michigan, General Morgan, and his orders to march.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Emily Barnard; Barnard, Emily; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant; Columbia (Ky.); Au Sable Forks (N.Y.); civilians; Grass Lake (Mich.); John Hunt...
Color postcard from approximately 1945 showing a view of the west side of Grand Rapids, Michigan, including the Wealthy Street bridge (on the left) and the Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (the truss bridge on the right).
Grand Rapids (Mich.); Kent County (Mich.); Grand River; Grand Rapids Swing Bridge (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Wealthy Street (Grand Rapids, Mich.); aerial views; swing bridges; bridges; railroad bridges; rivers; cityscapes; postcards