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Harrison Outwater papers

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Identifier: c-00141
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two Civil War letters of Harrison Outwater from the 1st New York Artillery. In the first letter, written to his uncle, Outwater discusses the desperate condition of Confederate deserters arriving at his camp in Bridgeport, Alabama in 1863, and the high rate of reenlistment among the Union soldiers at that time. The second letter, written in 1865 from "the once rebel city of Savannah", describes the attitude of local women toward Union songs and the American...
Dates: 1863, 1865

Henrietta Marsh Thompson sheet music collection

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Identifier: 00192
Scope and Contents The Henrietta Marsh Thompson sheet music collection consists of one volume of sheet music collected and bound by Thompson. The majority of the 44 songs were composed between 1860 and 1868. Several songs refer to the Civil War and there is also some Christmas music. Some of the sheet music is torn and some pages have sections missing. The volume was unbound due to deterioration of the spine.This sheet music has been scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1850 - 1895

Henry A. Goodale recollection

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Identifier: c-00565
Scope and Contents "From Murfreesboro to Chickamauga and Libby Prison" is a photocopy of a typed document, which was made from an original dictation of Dr. Henry Goodale's experience as a surgeon in the Civil War. Goodale served in the 21st Michigan Infantry. The events he described occurred between June 24, 1863 and November 24, 1863. The account tells of his experience in battle at Murfreesboro and Chickamauga; how he helped wounded soldiers both on and off the battlefield; and his time as a prisoner...
Dates: undated

Henry Wilson Papers

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Identifier: LG-33
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson papers consist of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers relating to Massachusetts and national politics, education, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Grant administration. Correspondents include William W. Belknap, James A. Briggs, Schuyler Colfax, Joseph Cooper, William Lloyd Garrison, U.S. Grant, Adam Gurowski, Arthur Livermore, George G. Meade, Theodore Parker, Parker Pillsbury, William H. Seward, Gerrit Smith, Edwin M. Stanton, Alexander H....
Dates: 1851 - 1875

Hicks family papers

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Identifier: c-00004
Scope and Contents The Hicks family papers include three letters (1841-1846) from members of the Younglove family to William and Nabby Hicks which discuss family affairs, crop conditions in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and the state of the Democrat and Whig parties in New York. Also included are a Civil War pass (1861) issued to George Hicks at St. Louis, Missouri, a contract (1871) for the building of a home, and a widow's government pension (1878) granted to Nabby Hicks.
Dates: 1841 - 1878

Horace B. Jewell papers

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Identifier: c-00146
Scope and Contents This collection includes Horace B. Jewell's Civil War letters to his family in Michigan, written while serving with the 52nd Ohio Infantry. Jewell saw action in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. Captured by the Confederates in 1863 and imprisoned in Virginia, Jewell describes in dramatic detail his daring escape to Union lines. One letter (October 6, 1862) tells of the regimental surgeon giving opium to soldiers before a battle to increase their endurance. Pre-Civil War correspondence includes...
Dates: 1853 - 1864

Irenus McGowan papers

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Identifier: c-00160
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Civil War letters from Irenus McGowan to friends in Michigan. In his letters written to Edwin (Ed) R. Havens and his younger brother, Nelson (Nell) Havens he discusses military life as well as the battles of Shiloh and Corinth, the Confederacy's weakness, and the Homestead Bill.These letters have been transcribed and placed online at ...
Dates: 1862

Isaac Tichenor Goodnow papers

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Identifier: LG-11
Scope and Contents This collection consists a reel of microfilm containing the correspondence of Isaac Tichenor Goodnow. The letters relate to the New England Emigrant Aid Company's project to send free-soil colonists to Kansas; the founding of Manhattan, Kansas; the Leavenworth Constitution; the founding of the Kansas State Agricultural College; and Kansas and national politics.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan...
Dates: 1850 - 1863

Israel G. Atkins papers

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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

Israel Washburn papers

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Identifier: LG-32
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of Israel Washburn's correspondence concerning politics in Maine during the early years of the Civil War, and such national events as the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the presidential elections of 1856 and 1860, the formation of the Republican Party, and the Civil War.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections. East Lansing,...
Dates: 1838 - 1909

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 8
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Michigan Agricultural College 6
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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
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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
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Baker, Catherine Hardenbergh 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Baker, Roger D. 1
Baker, Thomas 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
Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881 1
Bryant family (Mary Anne Bryant Mayo, 1845-1903) 1
Buell, Jennie 1
Bulloch, James Dunwody, 1823-1901 1
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