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;...
Letter from William Barnard to his father, Stephen Barnard, dated November 22, 1862. In this letter, he describes Fredericksburg, Maryland, the draft, the status of his regiment, and his promotion.
American Civil War; William A. Barnard; Barnard, William A.; Stephen A. Barnard; Barnard, Stephen A.; Twentieth Michigan Infantry; 20th Michigan Infantry; Sergeant; Fredericksburg (Va.); regimental history; promotion; draft;
Letter from William Cole to his sister, Susan Cole, dated April 23, 1865. In this letter, he discusses African American contributions to the war, politics in Jackson, Ohio, and the status of friends on the front.
American Civil War; William G. Cole; Cole, William G.; 5th U.S. Colored Infantry; Fifth U.S. Colored Infantry; Sergeant; Raleigh (N.C.); African Americans; African American Soldiers; Jackson (Ohio); regimental history;
This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Second Michigan Infantry. 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.
American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry