Gooding, B. Franklin – 1896

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

I was acquainted with B Franklin Gooding at the time he was taken Sick I was 1st Sergt A Co 21st Regt Mich Vol Cav he was Sick and ordered to the Hospittal

Gooding, B. Franklin – February 8, 1896

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Saline Mich Feb 8.96 Friend Treat Dear Comrade I hope you [ ? ] hour last fall all right [ ? ] In thinking over the trip I am very glad we were together + how we did enjoy the old [ ? ] association – at least I did

VanMarter, Elias B. – July 18, 1888

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Sodus July 18 1888 Mrs John VanMarter Madam I sent your paper to the county clerk and he has sent it back for correction it will have to be returned to the county clerk again

Fairchild, Lucius – April 23, 1888

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Madison Wisconsin April 23 1888 Dear Col Meade I have sent your letter to Col Steven’s widow at Fox Lake Wis + hope she will send you the desired photograph. I hope that you are very well and very happy Faithfully yours Lucius Fairchild

VanMarter, Elias B. – March 11, 1888

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

March 11th 1888 Dear Sister as Jesse was writing to your & thought that would let you know that we are well as usul and as for my side it is all healed up but it bothers me more or less all the time but I am thankfull for to be as well as I am

Graves, Ira – January 16, 1888

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Malvern, Iowa January 16 88 Dear Clara and Family:- I received your letter last Monday noon. Verry sorry to hear of your sickness I hope you are better by this time.

Graves, Ira – October 26, 1884

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Maple Grove Iowa October 26th 1884 My Dear Children at Delight Custer Co. Neb your very kind letter of the 20th [ ? ] is before us it [ ? ] tto Dexter the 24th but I have ben so busy the last two weeks gathering apples

Slater, William – June 5, 1884

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Dunnville June 5 1884 Dear Cousin I now take the pleasure of writing so you for the first time but I hope it will not be the last time. I told will so tell you to write in nearly all my letters but I think he has forgotten to tell you so I will write first.

Woodruff, Carle Augustus – August 5, 1883

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Newport [     ?     ] Ky Aug. 5 1883 My dear Colonel: Yours of the 26 all duly received I never joined the Society of the Army of the Potomac until last May, as I never before had an opportunity to attend any of its meetings, and while in Washington I also joined the Society of the Cavalry Corps.

Pierce, Byron R. – July 27, 1883

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

BR Pierce Past Dept Commander Grand Rapids July 27/83 Mich Sarah E. Fuller [ ? ] Boston Mass With deep respect for the comrades of the G.A.R. [ ? ] Col July 27/ 83

Bolles, Samuel J. – December 12, 1882

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Eastern Div. [ ? ] Department of the Interior Pension Office. Washington D.C. Dec 12. 1882 Sir: Referring to your invalid pension claim No. 378585, as late private Co. A 4 Mass. Cav., you are requested to inform this office, with return of this letter, of the location of the General Hospital, as which you a [ ? ] treatment

VanMarter, Elias B. – September 24, 1882

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Lapeer Sept 24th 1882 Brother John and the rest of the family. Your welcome letter was received not long since We are well. the weather is cool and dry, had little frost last night crops are all good, wheat above the average, nearly half of it was hadly damaged through this Co

VanMarter, Elias B. – August 6, 1882

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Mayfield Aug 6th Dear brother and sister it has been a long time since I have written as many as 2 leters to but have received no answer I wrote to you some time before Dear mother died nety tells me you did not get it I was sory for that

VanMarter, Elias B. – October 20, 1878

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

South Sodus Oct 20th/78 Received of John VanMarter eight dollars and fifty cents ($8.50) in full for Clock bouth at Doptates Auction April 13th 1878 Elisha Thornton

Winchell, Edward A. – July 1, 1878

Michigan Civil War Collection

Huron, O. July 1 1878 My Dear Mother I am anxious to know about your arrival at Detroit and health since. My mind has been uneasy since I left you at Toledo and I sincerely hope you are feeling well or at least as well as I could expect. Nothing that has happened in a great while has so affected me as your departure from Huron, and I shall never get over it.

Winchell, Edward A. – December 28, 1873

Michigan Civil War Collection

Fort Scott Dec 28 /73 Dear Add Your letter of the 6th was received about a week ago and the presents from yourself and Mary arrived Christmas Eve. They are perfectly splendid and just what I wanted The gloves were just just what I needed as I had none and had been wishing for a pair

Holton, Samuel M. – May 11, 1873

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

May the 11 1873 Dear daughter Amanda I take the opertunity to infor in you that weare are enjoying goobreath at this time hoping you and Mills enjoy the same blessing you wrote you had walked to the [ ? ] I hope you can ride out by this time Sydney is better, mrs Pomeray died may the third was buried the next monday

Oliver, John M. – March 9, 1867

Michigan Civil War Collection

Headquarters Army of the United States, Washington, D. C., March 9th 1867 Dear Mrs. Oliver; With a very bad pen at the General’s table I take great pleasure in inviting you & the General to spend this evening with us to meet a party of only twenty, who will be treated to some delightful music vocal & instrumental.

Callis, John B. – February 15, 1867

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Office of B.R. Fort [ ? ] Ala Feb 15th 67 Dear Knox I have the honor to acknowledge the Recpt of your form of the 10th Inst. and in answer to say that I am still in the “ripper drawer of the” Bureau for the Dist of North Alabama, and still stand forked End downwards.

Titus, Allen O. – August 5, 1866

Michigan Civil War Collection

Mason Aug 5 /66 Messrs Howard S Welch in answer to yours of the 2d I was at city Point dismount camp on the first of april 65 on the 13 april I was sent to the cavelry corps Hospto l was mustered there the last of april on the sixth of may I was sent to Washington

Phelps, George – June 1, 1866

Michigan Civil War Collection

[ ? ] June 1th 1866 Dear Father and mother it is with plesure that i sat down to answer your leter that i recived 2 weak ago i was glad to hear from you and your famely i red your leter and sent it to gay i got a leter from gay last sunday he was well i have not seen him in five weaks i would like to see him and you to Littel Mary is well i do not feal vary well my self Mary climbs up by the charse and [ ? ] them all around the house

Clark, Gardner B. – April 2, 1866

Michigan Civil War Collection

Marcellns Cass Co M Apr 2 1866 Lieut G B Clark Respected Friend & Comrad You need not think because I did not answer your letter at an earlier date that it was on account of a want of friendship and besides respect for a long tried and brave old Comrad would make me answer your request if nothing more I wish you had given me some form to work

Colby, Lloyd H. – December 5, 1865

Michigan Civil War Collection

West Point December 5th/65 Dear Cousin I now take my pen in hand to inform you that I am well and in good [health It has been a long time since I have heard from Stewartstown I have almost forgoton there is such a place. It has been a long time since I have had a letter from you

Cliff, Horatio T. – November 7, 1865

Michigan Civil War Collection Letters

Hospital No 2 Crab Orchard Nov 7 th 1865 Dear friend Abbie, Our good friend Holmes has just arrived here on his way to Mich, + I take the opportunity to send a brief reply to your kind letter rece’d some time since