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Karl L. Rommel collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00532
Scope and Contents The Karl L. Rommel collection consists of photocopies of Civil War letters and documents. Correspondents include Harrison Traphagan, David R. Frego, Robert A. Moon, "Augustus", L. A. Hall, and "Robert". Harrison Traphagan enlisted in Company I, 3rd Michigan Cavalry on September 9, 1861 at age 21. Mustered in October 1861, his letters (1861-1862) mention daily army life and combat activity. Traphagan died of disease at New Madrid, Missouri on April 9, 1862. He was buried in the...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

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

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Repository: Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections X
  • Names: United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865) X
  • Names: United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century X

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Curtiss, Sheldon R. 1
Frego, David R. 1
Hall, L. A. 1
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