A family’s story can be told through the papers it leaves behind.
During the Civil War, Colonel William D. Mann of the Seventh Michigan Cavalry was issued a patent.
Throughout the Civil War, Alphonso Crane encouraged his father to hope for his survival, but was realistic about the dangers.
During the Civil War, Michigan’s aid organizations were concerned with applying the latest principles of ‘sanitary science.’
Charles T. Foster was the first Lansing man to enlist in the Civil War.
Civil War letters contain details of battles and regimental movements, but they also provide unique insight into how soldiers cultivate and maintain personal relationships. Some of these personal relationships are of a romantic nature.
Everyone loves a scavenger hunt. Now, you can “scavenge” for clues in the Michigan Historical Center!
On Christmas Day 1965, Sherm Poppen grabbed a pair...
During the Civil War, a member of the First Michigan...
This 1918 Christmas card is interesting for its simple...
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