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Mayo family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.1
Scope and Contents Over fifty Civil War letters of Perry Mayo, written to his family in Calhoun County, Michigan, from June 1861 to May 1864, constitute the bulk of this collection. They include vivid descriptions of battles, marches, military personnel and camp life, together with observations on the conduct of the war. Also in this collection are numerous and fragmentary attempts at genealogy, with related correspondence which, in addition to Mayo, include such family names as Angell, Bryant,...
Dates: 1861 - 1966

Roger Noble papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00122
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three Civil War letters from Roger Noble of the 7th Michigan Infantry to his family in Michigan. He describes daily war life and tells of looting Robert E. Lee's plantation. The collection also contains a newspaper photo of Noble printed in 1961.These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1861

Scofield family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00134
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of correspondence and other papers relating to the Stephen Scofield family of Ingham County, Michigan. Much of the correspondence relates to Grace Scofield Bridger (daughter of Stephen) and is mostly personal in content. Of special interest, however, are a letter (January 24, 1858) describing land and farming conditions in Wisconsin, and a letter (May 3, 1888) relating farming news and local market prices of farm produce in Kansas. Also included are a number...
Dates: 1853-1920, undated

Sheldon R. Curtiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00215
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two copies of a published transcript of the Civil War diary kept by Sheldon R. Curtiss, a native of Saranac, Michigan. His diary describes army life as well as his experiences as a prisoner in Libby Prison and at Andersonville. The diary edited by his youngest daughter Evelyn Curtiss Lowrey, was originally published in the Ionia County News.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Smith and Carpenter families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00301
Scope and Contents This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife, Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.In addition, receipts for taxes on land in...
Dates: 1864 - 1913

Webster Teachout papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00150
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Civil War letters from Webster Teachout of the 11th Michigan Cavalry to his family in Michigan. Teachout served primarily in Kentucky and Tennessee. His letters describe daily camp life and troop movements.

Dates: 1864 - 1895

Wilbur Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Nelson's war diaries, several transcriptions, a narrative describing Nelson's war experiences, and a muster roll. Nelson wrote his diaries in shorthand. Included are his original diary for 1864, typed and handwritten transcriptions of the 1864 diary, and a typed transcription of Nelson's diary for 1865 (the original is not included in the collection). The narrative, written by Nelson's son Gaylord Nelson, is based on Wilbur Nelson's diary for 1863 and his...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

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Letters (correspondence) 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 14
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care 5
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Texas 3
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
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Education -- Michigan 2
Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862 2
Legal instruments 2
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Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry 2
Africa, North 1
Agriculture -- Indiana 1
Agriculture -- Michigan 1
Agriculture -- Wisconsin 1
Alaska -- Description and travel 1
Algiers (Algeria) 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 1
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Elections -- Indiana 1
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Erie County (N.Y.) 1
Eskimos 1
Family histories 1
Flint (Mich.) 1
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Freedmen -- United States 1
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Michigan -- Description and travel 1
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Sherman’s March to the Sea 1
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Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863 1
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Engineers and Mechanics Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 2
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Andersonville Prison 1
Angell family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Arnold family (William Arnold) 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Bryant family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Buell, Jennie 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Coryell family 1
Curtiss, Sheldon R. 1
Davis family 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Lucinda Mary Spaulding 1
Davis, Thomas J. 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Farr, George 1
Frego, David R. 1
Freytag family 1
Hall, L. A. 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Kuhn, Madison, 1910-1985 1
Libby Prison 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Marsh family (Benjamin F. Marsh) 1
Mayo family (Perry Mayo, 1839-1921) 1
Mayo, Mary Anne Bryant, 1845-1903 1
Mayo, Nelson S. (Nelson Slater), 1866-1958 1
Michigan State Grange 1
Michigan State University. Buildings 1
Michigan State University. History 1
Michigan State University. Mary Mayo Hall 1
Moon, Robert A. 1
Nanzig, Thomas P. 1
Nelson, Gaylord, 1886-1947 1
Nelson, Wilbur 1
Noble, Roger 1
Pawson, Ernest 1
Price family (Perry Mayo, 1839-1921) 1
Price, Violet Hallett 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Rommel, Karl L. 1
Scofield family (Grace Scofield Bridger) 1
Traphagen, Harrison 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army -- Demobilization 1
United States. Army. Artillery 1
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 102nd (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 29th (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1866) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866). Company I 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 4th (1864-1866) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1861-1863) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 52nd (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 18th (1861-1865) 1
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 1
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