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Francis McCullagh diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00689
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the diary of Francis McCullagh of the 1st Michigan Infantry Regiment.

Dates: 1862

Frank D. Lewis collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00199
Scope and Contents

This collection contains two Civil War poems, "The Dying Soldier at Manassas" and "The Veteran's Growl." "The Veteran's Growl" was written by a soldier who was sent to Texas on garrison duty after the war ended. The author describes the miserable conditions in Texas and satirizes War Department policies and Union leaders.

Also included is a brief genealogy of the Lewis family.

Dates: undated

Frederick Bourns papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00166
Scope and Contents

The Frederick Bourns papers contain several certificates recording the elections of trustees for the First Presbyterian Society of Vassar, Michigan, of which Bourns was an elder. Also included are eligibility lists for Civil War military service, submitted to Bourns by various townships in Tuscola County, Michigan.

Dates: 1856 - 1863

French family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00030
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of personal correspondence of the French and Cady families, related through the marriage of Sarah Jane Cady to Newell Andrew French. The families were originally from New York and Pennsylvania. Although most letters contain family news, there are those discussing land, crops, and conditions of the times.The letters of Myron French and Charles Cady from June 9, 1861 through June 29, 1864 describe the Civil War. A letter of August 12, 1861 tells of...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

G. B. Surdam papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00097
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Civil War letters written by G. B. Surdam to his sister and brother. A sergeant in the 6th Michigan Infantry, Surdam describes his service in Maryland and Virginia, and the military takeover of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-39/gbsurdam/.

Dates: 1861 - 1862

Gardner Avery diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00534
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten and typed transcripts of Gardner Avery's daily journal for the year 1900. The journal describes the purchase and sale of livestock, daily farm routines, the weather, and activities of family and friends. Also included are biographical data written by Avery's granddaughter, Virginia (Avery) Meeth, on the 157th New York Infantry's actions in the Civil War; and a photocopy of an editorial written by Avery to the "Journal of Agriculture," a Detroit, Michigan,...
Dates: 1900

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907

George L. La Forest collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00661
Scope and Content This civil war collection of George L. La Forest includes letters, a copy of an article about the shooting of President Lincoln, a copy of Lincoln's declaration of war, an image of the locomotive L. H. Tupper, the poem "Break the News Gently", a certificate of indebtedness, an advertisement for Peninsular Stove Company, and a ledger about communications received. The materials mostly refer to the New England region.The Civil Ware materials have been scanned and placed...
Dates: 1863 - 1896

George P. Sanford papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00482
Scope and Contents

This collection contains several essays and speeches written by Professor George Sanford during the 1850s and 1860s. Also included are University of Michigan Commencement Exercise Programs from 1860 and 1861, a Michigan Female College Commencement Program (1862), and Lansing Journal stationery from the 1870s.

Dates: 1856 - 1867

Georges J. Joyaux collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.232
Scope and Contents This collection contains two works related to Georges J. Joyaux a Professor of French at Michigan State University.The booklet “Auguste Laugel Visits the Army of the Potomac” is edited by Joyaux. It appeared in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography volume 69, No. 4, October 1961. The article contains an overview of Auguste Laugel’s book Les États-Unis pendant la guerre (1861–1865) and an extract from the book about...
Dates: 1959 - 1961

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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 4
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 10th (1862-1865) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 12th (1862-1866) 2
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865) 2
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Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
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Arnold family (William Arnold) 1
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Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
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Beers, Josiah Luther 1
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Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
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Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
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Citizens for Eisenhower (Organization) 1
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Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
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Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
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