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Charles Adolphus Jewell papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.5
Scope and Contents The Charles A. Jewell papers consist of original correspondence and a manuscript compilation of transcribed letters and family history.The first group of correspondence (1860-1862) consists of original letters written by Charles to his family while he was attending Michigan Agricultural College, and a letter to Jewell's parents from Theophilus C. Abbot, Professor of English during this period discuss the courses he was taking, his instructors and their teaching methods, dormitory...
Dates: 1860 - 1979

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