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Benjamin B. Brock papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00239
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Civil War letters from Benjamin B. Brock of the 26th Michigan Infantry to his family. Brock fought in the eastern theater and was wounded at Spottsylvania, but later returned to his regiment. His letters describe his experiences but are generally concerned with home matters. He frequently expressed his dissatisfaction with the army and especially with a war to free slaves. The letters relating to his service in the Civil War have been...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Benjamin D. Pritchard records

 Collection
Identifier: c-00324
Scope and Contents This collections contains records, account books and letterbooks of Captain Benjamin D. Pritchard, Commanding Officer of Company L, 4th Michigan Cavalry, dating from August, 1862, to July, 1865. The military materials include two ledger books (1862-1865), five folders of invoices and receipts, and an inventory of Company L's weapons, ammunition, clothing, horses, and track. There are also several roll call issues of supplies.Another ledger gives the daily cash account...
Dates: 1862 - 1911

Benjamin M. Harman papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00496
Scope and Contents

Harman records in the two diaries the day-to-day activities of a soldier, including meals, marches, a trip on a schooner, illnesses, skirmishes, and his income and expenses. The diaries span the dates December 21, 1861 to May 27, 1863, the day that he was killed in battle at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

The other papers are photocopies of muster rolls for Harman (1861-1863) and correspondence (1881-1888) by his mother and relatives trying to secure his pension for his mother.

Dates: 1861 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1881 - 1888

Bertha Malone collection

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Identifier: c-00245
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1865-1887) between members of the Noddins family of Ionia, Michigan, primarily Civil War letters from Sarah and Robert Noddins to their son, Thomas, in the Union Army. The letters often mention a son William but he is actually the son-in-law, William Hicking.Also included is a lecture on the capture of John Wilkes Booth, given on speaking tours by Luther B. Baker, who helped capture Booth. Luther Byron Baker was an officer of the U.S....
Dates: 1865 - 1956; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1887

Bostock family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00562
Scope and Contents The Henry Bostock letters consist mostly of correspondence from him to his mother in Michigan. The letters contain descriptions about camp life and conditions, pay, items he wished his mother would send, his regiment movements, as well as descriptions of commanders. The majority of the letters date from 1862. Also included is a letter to his brother William, a letter from George Blashfield to Captain Cogswell about the circumstances of Henry's death, a letter from Captain Cogswell to Henry's...
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Campbell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00182
Scope and Contents The Campbell family papers consist primarily of Civil War letters from Alexander and Allen Campbell to their father, John, in Groveland, Michigan. The Campbell brothers joined the 1st Michigan engineers and served for the most part in Tennessee, where they helped build bridges and repair railroads. The letters discuss their experiences and home matters as well as recruitment and opposition to the draft. Their regiment later joined Sherman for his March to the Sea. In one letter Allen...
Dates: 1860 - 1866

Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Charles Adolphus Jewell papers

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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

Charles H. Spaulding papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00570
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written by Charles H. Spaulding while in the Civil War. The majority of the letters are from Charles to his wife Ella. A few of the letters are from Charles to his parents and a few are ones he received from his parents. In the letters, Spaulding describes his journey to Fort Massachusetts on Ship Island, Mississippi. The majority of the journey was by ship. He describes life on Ship Island, camp activity, and local battle news. His other letters describe...
Dates: 1862 - 1863

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United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 12th (1862-1866) 2
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Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
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Dickerman, Samuel 1
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