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Scope and Contents This collection contains Civil War letters from Albert W. Barber to his family while serving with Company F, 18th Michigan Infantry, in Kentucky and Tennessee. In the letters, primarily written to his mother, he talks about camp life, his friends, officers of the regiment, and particularly about the weather.In addition, Albert talks about town life, particularly in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, and Nashville, Tennessee, and about the prices of perishable goods.The...
Dates: 1862 - 1863
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
Scope and Contents The James Bradish papers consist of the letters Bradish wrote to his sister and friends in Michigan during the Civil War. Bradish served in Company A of the 18th Michigan Infantry and was stationed in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters describe his experiences and the areas where he was stationed from 1862-1864. These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1862 - 1864
Scope and Contents The Lickly family papers contain Civil War letters (1862-1864) of William Lickly, James Lickly, and Albert Barber, to and from friends and relatives. They were members of the 18th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The letters contain articulate descriptions of military life and occasional commentary on the condition of "Negroes in the South." The post-war letters are concerned with Michigan farm life and religious activities. Note: A spelling change sometime between 1864 and 1866 added an "e" to...
Dates: 1862 - 1874
- Letters (correspondence) 3
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Agriculture -- Michigan 1
- College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing 1
- Lexington (Ky.) 1
- Lime Creek (Mich.) 1
- Louisville (Ky.) 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Michigan -- Religion 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1 ∧ less
- United States. Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century 2
- Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
- Jewell, Charles Adolphus 1
- Lickly family (William Lickly) 1
- Michigan Agricultural College 1