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Crosby family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c.00268
Scope and Contents The Crosby family papers consist primarily of diaries kept by family members in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Michigan. Hale E. and Mary Chamberlain Crosby, who lived in Concord, New Hampshire and later Ashby, Massachusetts, kept a journal recording their work, their religious and social activities. The Crosbys moved with Mary's parents, the Chamberlains, to New Buffalo, Michigan in 1844.Their son, J. Birney Crosby, was sent from Michigan to Massachusetts in 1860 to attend...
Dates: 1838 - 1900

Daniel E. Sickles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LG-40
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence of Daniel E. Sickles, in part from his Civil War service, but primarily from his years as American ambassador to Spain.
Dates: 1859 - 1893

Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-39
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing the correspondence of Jefferson and Varina Howell Davis. Topics include Mississippi and national politics; the admission of California as a state; a proposed southern-route transcontinental railroad; and Davis' capture at the end of the Civil War. It also contains speeches, newsclippings about the Davises and their home, and accounts of the Battle of Monterey (1846), requested by Davis.
Dates: 1835 - 1913

Davis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00050
Scope and Contents The Davis family papers consist primarily of the collection of over 180 letters written by Thomas (T. J.) to his wife, Lucinda, during the Civil War. Also included are Lucinda Davis' reminiscences and an obituary prepared when she died.

The collection also includes transcriptions of the letters done by Thomas Nanzig.
Dates: 1862 - 1865

Dillingham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00271
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters from Loomis Dillingham to his family in Michigan. The letters describe Dillingham's experiences in the 26th Michigan Infantry, which spent a year on provost duty near Alexandria, Virginia, before being transferred to active service. Dillingham describes camp life and guard duty. He also discussed politics and the progress of the war, passing the latest rumors on to his family. Dillingham died in a Virginia hospital in June 1864. A letter...
Dates: 1862 - 1871

Dowd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately 100 letters, most of which concern three generations of the Dowd family: Horace Dowd, his son, Jefferson Dowd, and Jefferson Dowd's sons and daughterMost of the letters were written by the Dowds, their relatives, and friends and are concerned with family affairs and agricultural life. Of special interest, however, are the letters written by Joseph Barrows to his sister, Mary Barrows Dowd. Joseph Barrows, originally of Mansfield, Connecticut,...
Dates: 1828 - 1944

Dunks family papers

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Identifier: c-00123
Scope and Contents The Dunks family papers consist primarily of correspondence addressed to Oliver Dunks of Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan, the bulk of which is dated in the 1860s. The letters discuss business, agriculture, and social activities in Southern Michigan. Several also deal with important aspects of the Civil War period, such as "Copperhead" feeling in the North, the election of 1864, and Lincoln's assassination.Of particular interest are letters from Julius Dunks discussing the...
Dates: 1836 - 1877

Eaegle family papers

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Identifier: c-00170
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters received by Emmiline (Emma) Daggett, of Clinton County, Michigan. Emma received letters from her brother Will in the 10th Michigan Cavalry, her cousin George Daggett in the 33rd New York Infantry, and other friends in those regiments. The letters describe the soldiers' experiences but are primarily concerned with home matters. The bulk of the letters are from William Eaegle of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry, who married Emma Daggett in 1864....
Dates: 1861 - 1876

Edwin Holmes papers

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Identifier: c-00109
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Edwin Holmes' Civil War letters to family and friends. His letters deal primarily with his health and with family matters. There are frequent references to his brother Augustus and stepbrother Alvah Marsh (see c.108, c.110).Also included in this collection are several letters from Holmes' stepbrother Frank Marsh, describing his work in an army hospital in Detroit.These materials have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Edwin R. Havens papers

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Identifier: 00016
Scope and Contents The Edwin Havens papers consist of letters and diaries written by Havens while serving in the Seventh Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War. The letters of 1862 concern the training period of the regiment at Camp Kellogg, Grand Rapids, Michigan. In February of 1863, the regiment was sent to Washington, D.C., and was later involved in campaigns at Gettysburg, Richmond, Petersburg, and the Shenandoah Valley. Havens' letters contain details of important battles, as well as the day-to-day...
Dates: 1838 - 1926

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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1863) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 4
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Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1866) 3
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United States. Army. Michigan Engineers and Mechanics Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1865) 3
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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
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Libby Prison 2
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 2
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 2
Michigan State Grange 2
Michigan State University 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
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United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865) 2
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Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Amtrak 1
Angell family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Arnold family (William Arnold) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Austin family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Austin, Andrew V. 1
Austin, Hattie Foote 1
Austin, Richard 1
Avery, Gardner 1
Bacon, David, Captain 1
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Baker, Catherine Hardenbergh 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Baker, Roger D. 1
Baker, Thomas 1
Bamber family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
Bamber, Joseph S., 1835-1907 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Beers, Josiah Luther 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Austin, 1818-1894 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bostock family (Henry Bostock, -1863) 1
Bostock, Henry 1
Bostock, William 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Boyle, Stephen M. 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
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