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Edwin R. Osband diaries

 Collection
Identifier: c-00136
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three diaries (1861-1864) of Edwin R. Osband of Wayne County, Michigan, kept during his service in the Civil War.The diary entries express alarm at the "profanity and wickedness" among the soldiers (December 23, 1861), describe exorbitant prices in Nashville (February, 1862), and predict that "the war will not be of long duration" (January 9, 1862). There are also comments on a dispute over pay among members of the regiment (1862), and reports on food...
Dates: 1861 - 1866

Elizabeth Cooper Matheson diaries

 Collection
Identifier: c-00314
Scope and Contents This collection contains diaries of Elizabeth Cooper Matheson who moved with her family from Pleasantville, Pennsylvania, to Salem, Ohio in 1862, and to Riverside, Michigan in 1867. The early entries include many observations on events of the Civil War. Matheson, a Quaker, also gives details of Quaker meetings and of the Temperance Society which she joined in 1862. In addition, she describes in detail the journey from Ohio to Michigan including the crossing of Lake Erie and...
Dates: 1861 - 1873

Emma Fields collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00361
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of miscellaneous items collected by Emma Fields of Greenville, Michigan. Included are a small song book which is illustrated with Civil War scenes; a "Road Book of the Michigan Division, League of American Wheelmen" (1887), a map showing roads in the lower half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula (1897) (noted missing July 2000), and an April 15, 1865 issue of "The New York Herald" (noted missing July 2000) describing Lincoln's...
Dates: 1865 - 1897

Emma Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence (1862-1864) received by Emma Miller of Chikaming, Berrien County, Michigan during the Civil War. Most of the letters were written by her fiance, Captain Mark D. Flower, who was attached to Headquarters, District of Memphis, Army of the Tennessee. In addition to frequent expression of his affection, Flower describes the battle of Iuka, Mississippi, and gives an account of headquarters routine.These letters have been transcribed and placed...
Dates: 1862 - 1864

Ezra C. Hatton collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00235
Scope and Content The collection includes correspondence, invoices, orders and receipts primarily from the period 1862-1869. There is also a copy of the published book by the State of Michigan recording the members and events of the 22nd Michigan Infantry Regiment.

Oversized material in the collection includes Regimental Record posters and the officer's commissions received by Hatton.
Dates: 1862 - 1869

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

Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-23
Scope and Content This collection consists of microfilm of correspondence, reports, resolutions, military papers, applications for office, administrative papers, petitions, memoranda, newspaper clippings relating to two governors of South Carolina, Francis Wilkinson Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham. The bulk of the papers date from 1860-1864 and relates mainly to their respective governorships and the Civil War. Picken's correspondents include R. C. Barclay, John Forsyth, A. C. Garlington, Robert N. Gourdin, J....
Dates: 1837 - 1920

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

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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 the...
Dates: 1856 - 1931

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Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections 144
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 8
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 7
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 26th (1862-1865) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1863) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) 4
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 4
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1866) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 6th (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Engineers and Mechanics Regiment, 1st (1861-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 24th (1862-1865) 3
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865) 3
Andersonville Prison 2
Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876 2
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 2
Cobb, Howell, 1815-1868 2
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 2
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 2
Jewell, Charles Adolphus 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Lamar, L. Q. C. (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus), 1825-1893 2
Libby Prison 2
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900 2
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872 2
Michigan State Grange 2
Michigan State University 2
New England Emigrant Aid Company 2
Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869 2
Porter, Wm. D. (William Dennison), 1810-1883 2
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 2
Stephens, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1812-1883 2
United States. Army -- Military life -- History 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865) 2
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
United States. Kansas-Nebraska Act 2
United States. Land Grant Act of 1862 2
United States. Navy 2
Yates, Richard, 1815-1873 2
Abbot, Theophilus Capen, 1826-1892 1
Abbott, Samuel H., 1853-1903 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Albion College 1
Alden, Eunice 1
Alden, Seth 1
Aldrich, A. P. 1
Allen, Elisha Hunt, 1804-1883 1
Alvord, Bert 1
Amtrak 1
Angell family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Arnold family (William Arnold) 1
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company 1
Austin family (Hattie Foote Austin, 1859-1952) 1
Austin, Andrew V. 1
Austin, Hattie Foote 1
Austin, Richard 1
Avery, Gardner 1
Bacon, David, Captain 1
Baker family ((Catherine Hardenbergh Baker, 1826-1909)) 1
Baker, Catherine Hardenbergh 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Baker, Roger D. 1
Baker, Thomas 1
Bamber family (Joseph S. Bamber, 1835-1907) 1
Bamber, Albert M., 1860-1883 1
Bamber, Herbert, 1858-1937 1
Bamber, Joseph S., 1835-1907 1
Barclay, R. C., active 1861 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893 1
Beers, Josiah Luther 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Birney, John 1
Bissell, William H. (William Henry), 1811-1860 1
Blair, Austin, 1818-1894 1
Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883 1
Bonham, Milledge L. (Milledge Luke), 1813-1890 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bostock family (Henry Bostock, -1863) 1
Bostock, Henry 1
Bostock, William 1
Boyce, Ker 1
Boyle, Stephen M. 1
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1831-1911 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Briggs, James A., -1889 1
Brisbane, A. H. (Abbott Hall), 1804-1861 1
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