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Israel G. Atkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00228
Scope and Contents This collections consists primarily of his letters home to his parents. Atkins spent much of 1862 and 1863 in army hospitals behind the lines. His letters during this period complain of ill health and ask his parents to help him get a discharge. By 1864 Atkins' letters show him in much better health and becoming reconciled to the army. He was able to join his regiment on active service in the Western campaigns, including the siege of Atlanta. His later letters describe camp and hospital life...
Dates: 1862 - 1865

J. P. Hoffman collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00613
Scope and Contents The J. P. Hoffman collection contains 38 copy photographs of the United States Army from the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of the United States Army Signal Corps in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and scenes from the American Civil War. The Civil War-related images have been scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1861 - 1918

James Bradish papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00147
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

James L. Lucas manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c-00086
Scope and Contents The collection contains the manuscript "The Burial of John Wilkes and Tale of the Lincoln Conspirators as Told by James L. Lucas to Paul S. Lucas." In the manuscript, James Lucas describes the American political scene in the 1850s and the coming of the Civil War. He gives an eyewitness account of Washington, D. C. in the war years, including a detailed description of President Abraham Lincoln. Lucas spent three years with the 12th Veteran Reserve Corps, who served as guards for the...
Dates: undated

James S. Hannum manuscript

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Identifier: c-00561
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the manuscript entitled "Michigan Bridget: Discovering the Truth Behind the Legend" by James S. Hannum, M.D. The manuscript is about Bridget Deavers, a camp follower with the First Michigan Cavalry who acted as a field nurse for the troops. The manuscript investigates her origins, the role she played in the war, and what she did after the war. The manuscript primarily focuses on the years 1862 to 1867. Also included in the manuscript is a bibliography....
Dates: 2004

Jerry L. Bower student paper

 Collection
Identifier: c-00409
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a student seminar paper entitled "The Civil War Career of John Gibson Parkhurst."

Dates: 1966

Jesse Taft papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00092
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Civil War letters written by Jesse Taft to his family during his service in the 9th Michigan Cavalry. Taft served in Kentucky and Tennessee, and with Sherman's command in Georgia and the Carolinas.

These letters have been transcribed, scanned and placed online at http://civilwar.archives.msu.edu/collection/7-1C-40/taft/.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

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

John Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of deeds and receipts of John Shaw of Lenawee County, Michigan. Also included is a Civil War letter describing battles around Richmond, Virginia, a letter licensing Shaw as a minister of the Christian Church of Adrian and Rome, Michigan (1867).The Civil War letter has been transcribed, scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1838 - 1872

John Wheeler papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00006
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Civil War letters of John Wheeler to his family in Cattaraugus County, New York, relating his experiences in the Army of the Potomac, 44th Regiment, New York Volunteers, and in convalescent camp.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

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University Archives and Historical Collections 128
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 103
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care 9
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Postcards 6
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 5
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 5
Education -- Michigan 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 4
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Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862 3
Ingham County (Mich.) 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry 3
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Sherman’s March to the Sea 2
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Tecumseh (Mich.) 2
Temperance -- Societies, etc. 2
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United States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century 2
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 6
Michigan Agricultural College 6
University of Michigan 5
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 18th (1862-1865) 4
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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
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
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.) 2
Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 2
Jewell, Charles Adolphus 2
Libby Prison 2
Michigan State Grange 2
Michigan State University 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 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. Navy 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
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
Beers, Josiah Luther 1
Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861 1
Blair, Austin, 1818-1894 1
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 1
Bostock family (Henry Bostock, -1863) 1
Bostock, Henry 1
Bostock, William 1
Boyle, Stephen M. 1
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
Bridger, Lewis 1
Bryant family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Buell, Jennie 1
Cathcart, C. W. (Charles William), 1809-1888 1
Cathcart, James L. (James Leander), 1767-1843 1
Chamberlain family (Henry Chamberlain, 1824-1907) 1
Chamberlain, Henry, 1824-1907 1
Chamberlain, Mellen, 1821-1900 1
Citizens for Eisenhower (Organization) 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Clute, O. (Oscar) 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Coryell family 1
Cronin, Gerald E. 1
Crosby, Ellen 1
Curtiss, Sheldon R. 1
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 1
Dartmouth College 1
Daughters of the American Revolution 1
Davis family 1
Davis, Edward 1
Davis, Hamilton 1
Davis, James 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Davis, Lucinda Mary Spaulding 1
Davis, Thomas J. 1
Davis, William 1
Deavers, Bridget 1
Dickerman, James 1
Dickerman, Samuel 1
Dike, George K. (George Kimball), 1918- 1
Douglas, Nancy 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
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