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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 of...
Dates: 1862 - 1911
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War letters from Othniel Gooding of the 4th Michigan Cavalry to his fiancee, Lucy Dexter of Milan, Michigan. The 4th Michigan Cavalry was organized in August 1862, and spent much of the war in Tennessee and Kentucky, in scouting and foraging work. This work brought them into frequent clashes with Confederate forces. Gooding's letters describe life in camp, as well as foraging and scouting expeditions. He also comments on Union leaders such as George Thomas and...
Dates: 1862 - 1892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Stephen Boyle's discharge certificate from the 4th Michigan Cavalry. Boyle enlisted in December 1863, and received a medical discharge in January 1865.
- Agriculture -- Michigan 1
- Allegan (Mich.) 1
- Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
- Business -- Michigan 1
- Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 1
- Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863 1
- Education, Primary -- Michigan 1
- Education, Secondary -- Michigan 1
- Expense accounts 1
- Letters (correspondence) 1
- Macon (Ga.) 1 ∧ less
- Boyle, Stephen M. 1
- Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876 1
- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
- Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879 1
- Minty, R. H. G. (Robert Horatio George), 1831- 1