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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

Charles H. Gorsuch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00114
Scope and Contents These papers contain military records (1861-1866) of Captain Charles H. Gorsuch, who commanded Company K, 38th Ohio Infantry during the Civil War. The records include clothing and equipment inventories, invoices for ordinance and ordinance stores, and equipment depositions. Also included are correspondence, legal documents and receipts relating to Gorsuch's involvement in farming and in business activities after the war in Ohio and then in Waldron, Hillsdale County, Michigan.
Dates: 1861 - 1923

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

Edwin R. Havens papers

 Collection
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

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

John Gibson Parkhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00025
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906

William H. Doxtader collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00132
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of family Civil War records and a photocopied history of the 36th Indiana Infantry. Albert and Daniel Doxtader both served in that regiment. Philander Doxtader served in the 115th New York Regiment.

Personal papers, newsclippings and diaries of Guy O. Doxtader are also present.
Dates: 1850 - 1958

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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 2
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 1
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 1