Lizzie to John letters  1875
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Bibliography

Biographical Directory of the American Congress (Washington, D.C., 1928)

Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 . Vol. 10 (Lansing, 1905)

Robertson, John. Michigan in the War, 1861-1865 (Lansing, 1882)

Partial Subject Index
Abolitionists
  • 1865 January 2
Absence without leave
  • 1862 June 17
Adjustment (Psychology)
  • 1865 August 22
  • 1865 August 27
African-American soldiers
  • 1863 March 16
African-Americans
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1863 June 21
Agriculture--Alabama
  • 1862 July 27
  • 1862 July 5, 23
Agriculture--Illinois
  • 1861 June 17
Agriculture--Michigan
  • 1863 August 27
  • 1863 November 8
  • 1863 December 3
Agriculture--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 27
  • 1862 July 5, 23
Alcohol
  • 1864 May 1
American Tract Society
  • 1865 May 7
  • 1861
Apprentices--Michigan
  • 1859? December 20
Architecture, Domestic-- Alabama, Mississippi
  • 1862 July 27
Armistices--North Carolina
  • 1865 May 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864
  • 1864 July 20
Bags
  • 1862 December 28
Banks and banking
  • 1863 March 16
Bay City (Mich)--Economic conditions
  • 1865 May 1
Belle Isle (Va.) Military Prison
  • 1863 December 31
Bereavement
  • 1864 August 14, 30
  • 1864 August 30
  • 1873 November 4
Bible
  • 1862 May 18
  • 1863 January 7-10
Bounties, Military
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1863 September 20
  • 1864 January 10
  • 1866 July 5
  • 1866 July 20
  • 1888
Bridges--Design and construction
  • 1864 March 8
Brothers
  • 1862 June 17
  • 1882 December 12
Brothers and sisters
  • 1865 June 8
Camps (Military)
  • 1863 April 27
Camps (Military)--Missouri
  • 1862 January 3
Camps (Military)--Tennessee
  • 1863 February 4
Camps (Military)--Virginia
  • 1862 May
  • 1864 March 13
Canada--Economic conditions
  • 1863 March 16
Cemeteries--Michigan
  • 1878 March, June, July
  • 1890 April 27
  • 1890 June 14
  • 1902 October 24
Charity
  • 1863 April 1
  • 1864 August 24
Chattanooga Campaign, 1863
  • 1863 October 21
  • 1863 October 26
Chickamauga, Battle of, 1863
  • 1864 February 14
Children--Death
  • 1863 February 5
  • 1873 November 4
Childrens' letters
  • 1864 November 13
  • 1864 October 9
Cholera
  • 1862 June 22
Christmas
  • 1864 January 1
Civilians-- Mississippi--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1862 July 5
Civilians--St. Louis (Mo.)--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1862 July 5
Civilians--Virginia--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1863 August 21
Coffins
  • 1865 November 13
Confederate States of America. Army--Cavalry
  • 1863 March 26
Confederate States of America. Army--Equipment and supplies
  • 1862 March 15
Congress--Petitory actions
  • 1888
Conspiracies--Ohio
  • 1864 September 26
Contracts
  • 1878 June 26
  • 1878 July 4
Copperhead (Nickname)
  • 1863 April 27
  • 1864 October 15
  • 1864 December 4
  • 1865 March 28
  • 1865 April 18
Copperhead (Nickname)--Michigan
  • 1862 September 15
  • 1863 April 13
  • 1863 August 21
  • 1864 August 14
  • 1864 September 26
Corinth Campaign, 1862
  • 1862 July 5
Cotton
  • 1863 March 16
Courage
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1864 February 15
Courtship
  • 1862 June 17
  • 1862 July 30
  • 1863 May 9
  • 1863 September 4
  • 1864 February 14
  • 1865 May 23
  • 1865 June 8
  • 1865 June 23
  • 1865 July 16
Courtship--Poetry
  • 1862 August 19
Criticism, Personal
  • 1862 September 20
Cruelty
  • 1864 February 14
Dance parties
  • 1864 March 13
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Poetry
  • 1862 September 28
Death
  • 1864 April 28
Debt
  • 1876 October 24
  • 1877 April 6
Deeds--Michigan
  • 1866 December 12
  • 1871 March 30
Democratic Party--Michigan
  • 1885 January 15
Deserters, Military
  • 1863 March 16
  • 1863 March 15
  • 1864 May 1
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1864 May 29
  • 1864 June 7
  • 1865 March 28
Diarrhea
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1864 October 22
  • 1864 November 11
  • 1864 November 13
  • 1864 October
Diseases
  • 1863 February 4
Draft resisters--Michigan
  • 1864 July 29
  • 1864 August 14
  • 1865 January 14
Draft--Exemption--Michigan
  • 1863 November 22
Draft--Michigan
  • 1862 July 30
  • 1862 August 19
  • 1862 October 12
  • 1862 December
  • 1863 February 12
  • 1863 March 15
  • 1863 June 11
  • 1863 October 19
  • 1863 November 8, 22
  • 1864 August 14
  • 1864 October 9
  • 1864 November 20
  • 1865 January 18
  • 1865 March 28
Dreams
  • 1864 April 28
Drill and minor tactics
  • 1864 April 28
Drought
  • 1864 June 26
  • 1864 July 28
Elections--Michigan--Genessee County
  • 1885 January 15
Emancipation Proclamation
  • 1863 February 5
Employment--Michigan
  • 1865 May 1
Enemy--Relations
  • 1862 July 5
Estates (Law)
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1864 October 22
  • 1865 February 9
  • 1865 March 9
  • 1865 June 10
  • 1865 July 3
Executions and executioners
  • 1863 May 21
Explosions--Virginia
  • 1864 August 14
Fairs--Michigan
  • 1864 October 9
Family
  • 1863 October 21
  • 1863 December 7
  • 1865 July 16
  • 1882 November 27
  • 1960 August 9
Farming--Michigan
  • 1862 May 25
Farms--Illinois
  • 1861 June 17
Fast days
  • 1865 April 18
Fathers--Death
  • 1864 September 26
Fever
  • 1860 January 30
  • 1863 March 23
Finance, Personal
  • 1862 July 10, 14, 23
  • 1882 November 27
  • 1882 December 12
Flint Citizen
  • 1862 September 20
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1865 January 26
Food
  • 1862 April 18
  • 1862 July 22
  • 1862 May
Foraging--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 5
Foraging--Virginia
  • 1863 August 21
Foreclosure--Michigan
  • 1876 January 25
  • 1876 January 28
  • 1876 February 3
  • 1876 March 25
  • 1876 April 14
  • 1877 April 6
  • 1877 April 23
  • 1877 May 19
Foreign public opinion
  • 1865 January 9
Fourth of July celebrations--Michigan
  • 1862 July 10
  • 1862 July 23
Franklin and Nashville Campaign, 1864
  • 1864 October 15, 22
Fredericksburg, Battle of, 1862
  • 1862 December
Friendship
  • 1865 August 22
Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • 1864 November 13, 20
Georgia--Climate
  • 1865 January 2
Greenbacks
  • 1863 February 26
  • 1863 April 13
Guard duty--Mississippi
  • 1862 August 1
Guerrillas--Alabama
  • 1862 July 27
Guerrillas--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 27
Guerrillas--Virginia
  • 1864 March 13
  • 1865 January 9
Health resorts, watering-places, etc.--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 27
Homeless women
  • 1863 July 26
  • 1863 October 11
  • 1864 August 30
Homesickness
  • 1859? December 20
Hospitals, Convalescent
  • 1862 October 2
Hospitals, Convalescent--Tennessee--Murfeesboro
  • 1863 July 11
  • 1863 August 31
  • 1863 September 8
  • 1864 January 12
  • 1863 June 30
Indians of North America--Michigan
  • 1862 September 10
Inflation (Finance)
  • 1863 February 26
  • 1863 March 16
  • 1878 May 9
Insubordination
  • 1864 May 1, 29
  • 1864 June 7
Invective
  • 1876 January 28
  • 1876 February 3
Iuka (Miss.)-- Description
  • 1862 July 27
Iuka (Miss.)--Drawings
  • 1862 July 27
Jewelry
  • 1864 February 14
Johnsons Island (Ohio) Military Prison
  • 1864 September 26
Journalism
  • 1862 September 20
  • 1863 April 1
Journalism-- Confederate States of America
  • 1862 July 10
Kelly's Ford, (Va.), Battle of, 1863
  • 1863 December 7
Ladies Aid Society (Flint, Mich.)
  • 1863 February 1
  • 1863 March 16
Lawyers--Michigan
  • 1876 January 28
  • 1876 February 3
Letters
  • 1862 May 6, 18
  • 1960 August 9
Letter-writing
  • 1863 December
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865-- Assassination
  • 1865 April 18, 23
Loyalty
  • 1863 August 31
  • 1864 December 4
Lunette Thomas (Tenn.)
  • 1863 July 11
  • 1863 August 31
  • 1863 September 8
  • 1864 January 12
Malaria
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1863 January 7-10
Manuscript maps--Mississippi
  • 1862 August 22
Maps--Michigan
  • 1889 April 26
Marches--Alabama
  • 1862 July 27
Marches--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 27
Marches--Tennessee
  • 1864 April 28
Marches--Virginia
  • 1862 March 18
Marching
  • 1864 May 3
Marriage
  • 1862 July 30
  • 1862 October 12
  • 1863 February 26
  • 1863 March 15
  • 1863 June 11
  • 1863 October 19
  • 1864 July 29
  • 1864 October 15
  • 1864 November 20
  • 1865 January 2
Medical fees
  • 1860 February 8
Medicine
  • 1862 September 20
  • 1862 January 18
Men--Societies and clubs
  • 1860 July 23
  • 1862 August 25
Michigan
  • 1863 August 21
  • 1865 January 2
Michigan. Congress. House
  • 1878 May 9
Michigan--Economic conditions
  • 1863 February 26
Michigan--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1881 July 9
Michigan--Officials and employees
  • 1890 December 26
Military discharge
  • 1880 March 25
  • 1880 March 23
  • ca. 1887
  • 1865 June 2
  • 1865 July 1
Monetary policy
  • 1878 May 9
Money--Confederate States of America
  • ca. 1863
Morale
  • 1862 October 12
  • 1862 December 11
  • 1862 December 28
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1863 February 1, 4
  • 1863 March 16
  • 1863 April 27
  • 1863 July 26
  • 1864 December 4
  • 1865 March 9
Mortgages--Michigan
  • 1867 June 22
Mothers and sons
  • 1863 December 7
  • 1863 December 31
  • 1864 May 29
  • 1864 June 7
Murfeesboro (Tenn.), Battle 0f, 1862-2863
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1863 February 4, 9
National Greenback Party
  • 1882 August 29
  • 1884 March 20
  • 1886 April 22
Nephews
  • 1862 July 13
New Year
  • 1862 January 3
Newspapers
  • 1865 January 26
Order of Good Templars
  • 1862 July 21
  • 1865 February 26
Packages from home
  • 1862 May 6
  • 1862 June 22
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1864 October
Parole
  • 1862 August 17
  • 1862 September 10
  • 1862 November 23
Passports
  • 1865 January 14
Patriotic covers
  • 1861 December 10
  • 1862 March 18, 26
  • 1862 April 18
  • 1862 July 14, 28
  • 1862 August 19, 25
  • 1863 January 7-10
  • 1863 February 1, 4
  • 1863 March 26
  • 1863 May 9, 30
Patriotic letterheads
  • 1861 December 10
  • 1862 January 3
  • 1862 March 15
  • 1862 April 18
  • 1862 May 18
  • 1862 July 27
  • 1862 August 1, 22, 25
  • 1863 February 25
Patriotism
  • 1865 January 26
  • n.d.
Pea Ridge, Battle of, 1862
  • 1862 March 15, 26
Peninsular Campaign, 1862
  • 1862 May 18
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1862 June 22
  • 1862 July 10
Pensions, Military--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1884
  • 1888 April 25, 26
  • 1888 September 20
  • 1890 October 20
Perryville (Ky.), Battle of, 1862
  • 1862 November 23
Personal property
  • 1864 October 13
  • 1864 October 23
Petersburg Campaign, 1864-1865
  • 1864 June 26
  • 1864 July 20
Photography, Panoramic
  • 1863 November 22
Picket duty
  • 1861 December 10
  • 1862 April 18
  • 1863 March 26
  • 1863 May 30
Pillage--Michigan
  • 1864 May 1
Pillage--Mississippi
  • 1862 August 1, 22
Pillage--Virginia
  • 1865 January 9
Pittsburg Landing (Tenn.)
  • 1862 May 6
  • 1862 May 18
Plants--Collection and preservation
  • 1865 February 5
  • 1865 May 23
Poetry
  • 1862 March 26
  • 1862 July 20
  • 1862 July 28
  • 1863 February
  • 1865 January 9
  • n.d.
Politicians
  • 1864 October 9
  • 1864 October 22
Postage stamps
  • ca. 1863
Poverty--Religious aspects--Christianity
  • 1878 March 20
Prayer
  • 1865 February 23
Presidents--United States--Election--1864
  • 1864 July 20
  • 1864 October 9
  • 1864 October 15
  • 1864 October 22
  • 1864 November 20
Prices--Michigan
  • 1865 April 4
Prisoners of war
  • 1862 August 1, 17
  • 1863 February 25
  • 1863 December 31
  • 1865 March 28
Prisoners of War-- Confederate States of America
  • 1864 September 26
Promissory notes
  • 1867-1900
Quilts
  • 1862 June 17
Racism
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1863 June 21
Raids (Military Science)
  • 1864 December 27
  • 1865 January 9
Railroads--Destruction
  • 1864 December 27
Real property--Michigan
  • 1864 January 27
  • 1866 December 12
  • 1871 March 30
  • 1876 January 25, 28
  • 1876 February 3
  • 1876 March 25
  • 1876 April 14, 23
  • 1877 May 19
  • 1883 November 3, 12
  • 1886 March 2
Receipts
  • 1865-1875
  • 1867 April 17
Recreation
  • 1864 March 13
Religion
  • 1862 July 22
  • 1863 April 27
Republican party--Michigan
  • 1882 April 11
  • 1882 November 16
  • 1882 December 12
  • 1890 December 26
Reunions
  • 1883 October 2
  • 1883 September 24
  • 1885 August 31
  • 1885 September 7
  • 1887 September 1
  • 1888 August 17
  • 1905 August
  • 1907 September
Revenge
  • 1864 February 14
  • 1864 August 30
  • 1865 April 18
  • 1865 May 17
Richmond (Va.)--Capture, 1865
  • 1865 April 4
Runaway children--Michigan
  • 1859? December 20
Sabbath
  • 1861
Salt mines and mining--Michigan
  • 1862 December 11
Salvation
  • 1863 April 27
  • 1863 October 11
  • 1864 June 26
  • 1864 July 28
  • 1864 August 30
Santa Claus
  • 1864 January 1
Savings and thrift
  • 1862 May
  • 1862 June 22
  • 1863 August 27
  • 1863 December
Scorched-earth policy
  • 1864 December 27
Seven Days' Battles, 1862
  • 1862 July 10
  • 1862 August 1
Sexual ethics
  • 1862 December
Sharpshooters
  • 1862 July 5
Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • 1865 February 23
  • 1865 March 9
Sherman's March to the Sea
  • 1864 December 4, 18, 27
Sin
  • 1865 January 2
Skirmishes
  • 1862 April 18
  • 1862 July 5
  • 1863 February 25
  • 1864 March 8
Slavery--Public opinion
  • 1863 February 5
Slaves
  • 1862 October 3
Slaves--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 5
Smallpox
  • 1863 December 7
Smoking
  • 1863 January 7-10
Soldiers
  • 1864 March 13
  • 1864 May 1
  • 1864 October 22
Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of
  • 1864 August 14
  • 1864 October 22
  • 1864 November 11, 13
  • 1865 January 26
  • 1865 June 8, 11, 15
Soldiers, convalescent
  • 1864 June 26
Soldiers--Alcohol use
  • 1865 January 9
Soldiers--Caricatures and cartoons
  • ca. 1863
Soldiers--Conduct of life
  • 1862 August 22
  • 1862 September 20
  • 1862 December 11
  • 1863 January 7-10
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1863 April 1, 27
  • 1863 December 3
  • 1864 May 1
  • 1864 October
  • 1864 November 20
  • 1865 February 23
  • 1865 April 4
  • 1865 July 16
Soldiers--Death
  • 1863 March 16
  • 1864 July 28
  • 1864 August 14, 30
  • 1864 November 11, 13
  • 1865 June 15
Soldiers--Health and hygiene
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1862 August 17
  • 1862 October 2
Soldiers--Mental health
  • 1863 October 11
Soldiers--Photographs
  • 1862 July 28, 30
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1864 February 14
  • 1864 March 8
  • 1865 February 5
  • 1865 September 16, 28
  • 1860's, 1915
Soldiers--Religious life
  • 1863 January 7-10
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1864 June 26
  • 1864 July 28
  • 1864 August 30
  • 1865 February 23
  • 1865 March 9
  • 1865 May 7
Soldiers--Transport
  • 1862 July 5
  • 1864 November 11
Solidarity
  • 1863 December 31
  • 1864 February 15
Songs
  • n.d.
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
  • 1860 February 8
  • 1865 February 5
  • 1865 April 23
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)--Confederate States of America
  • 1863 November 22
Spotsylvania Campaign, 1864
  • 1864 May 22
Steamboat travel--Mississippi River
  • 1862 July 5
Students newspapers and periodicals
  • 1865 February 5
Supply trains
  • 1864 October 15
Sutlers
  • 1862 November 23
  • 1863 January 7-10
  • 1863 February 26
  • 1863 June 11
  • 1864 January 20, 27
  • 1865 March 28
Taxation
  • 1865 January 2
Tea
  • 1862 June 22
Temper
  • 1863 December 31
Temperance
  • 1863 February 12
  • 1863 April 27
  • 1865 February 26
  • 1865 May 1
  • 1878 March 20
Temperance--Societies, etc.
  • 1862 July 21
Toasts
  • 1862 September 28
Tracts
  • 1865 February 23
  • 1865 March 9
  • 1865 March
Treason
  • 1862 September 15
  • 1863 October 26
  • 1865 April 18
  • n.d.
United States. Army-- Enlistment
  • 1862 August 25
  • 1862 September 28
  • 1864 July 20
United States. Army-- Leaves and furloughs
  • 1862 March 26
  • 1862 September 10
United States. Army of the Cumberland
  • 1864 June 26
United States. Army of the Potomac
  • 1863 April 8
  • 1863 May 9
  • 1863 August 27
  • 1864 June 26
  • 1864 December 4
  • 1865 February 23
United States. Army of the Potomac--Officers
  • 1862 December 11
United States. Army--Appointments and retirements
  • ca. 1887
United States. Army--Barracks and quarters
  • 1864 March 13
United States. Army--Chaplains
  • 1864 June 26
United States. Army--Enlistment
  • 1860, December 15
  • 1862 August 19
  • 1863 May 21
  • 1864 February 14
United States. Army--Inspection
  • 1863 April 8
United States. Army--Leaves and furloughs
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1863 May 9
  • 1864 January 10, 20, 27
  • 1864 February 14
United States. Army--Musicians
  • 1862 January 3
United States. Army--Officers
  • 1862 August 17
  • 1862 January 18
  • 1863 May 9
  • 1863 October 26
  • 1863 December 3
  • 1865 February 9
  • 1865 March 28
  • 1865 June 15
  • 1865 July 16
United States. Army--Pay, allowances, etc.
  • 1865 June 2
  • 1865 July 1
United States. Army--Promotions
  • 1863 April 14, 27
  • 1863 December 3
  • 1864 May 1
  • 1865 April 4, 28
  • 1865 May 1, 11, 30
  • 1865 June 1, 10
United States. Army--Quartermasters
  • 1863 February 26
United States. Army--Reenlistment
  • 1863 September 13
  • 1863 October 11, 21, 26
  • 1863 December 7
  • 1864 January 10
  • 1864 February 10, 14, 15
  • 1864 March 8
  • 1864 May 1
United States. Congress. House
  • 1888 September 20
United States. Post Office Dept.--Officials and employees--Selection and appointment
  • 1882 April 11
United States--Foreign relations--Canada
  • 1865 January 14
United States--History-- Civil War, 1861-1865--Casualties (Statistics, etc.)
  • 1864 June 26
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals
  • 1862 March 26
  • 1862 July 25
  • 1862 December 11
  • 1863 April 1
  • 1864 June 26, 28
  • 1864 November 11, 13
  • 1865 February 9
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
  • 1864 July 28
  • 1864 November 11
  • 1865 February 9
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Peace
  • 1865 February 9
  • 1865 May 7
  • 1865 May 17
  • 1865 July 16
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
  • 1866 July 5
  • 1883 September 24
  • 1883 October 2
  • 1884 June
  • 1884 October 30
  • 1884
  • 1885 August 31
  • 1885 September 7
  • 1886 April 22
  • 1887 September 1
  • 1888 April 1, 25, 26
  • 1888 August 17, 24
  • 1888 September 20
  • 1888 October 8, 10
  • 1905 July 6
  • 1906 August
  • 1907 September
Valentines
  • 1863 February
Veterans, Disabled
  • 1864 July 29
Veterans--Law and legislation
  • 1884 October 30
  • 1884
  • 1884 June
Washington (D.C.)
  • 1861 December 10
Weather--Virginia
  • 1865 January 2
Wills
  • 1863 March 23
  • 1863 April 1
  • 1863 April 14
Women
  • 1865 May 1
Women-- Education
  • 1863 October 19
Women pen-pals
  • 1862 July 20, 28, 30
  • 1862 September 15
  • 1862 October 12
  • 1862 December 28
  • 1863 February 12
  • 1863 March 15, 23
  • 1863 June 21
  • 1863 September 4
  • 1863 October 19
  • 1864 May 1
  • 1864 June 21, 29
  • 1864 August 14
  • 1864 October 15
  • 1864 November 20
  • 1864 December 18
  • 1865 January 18
  • 1865 February 26
  • 1865 April 23
  • 1865 May 23
  • 1865 June 23
Women teachers
  • 1862 May 25
  • 1864 February 14
  • 1864 November 13
  • 1865 February 5
Women--Conduct of life
  • 1863 October 19
Women--Confederate States of America
  • 1863 February 26
  • 1863 September 20
  • 1865 June 8
Women--Economic conditions
  • 1862 August 17
Women--Employment
  • 1864 August 24
Women--Mississippi
  • 1862 July 5
Yorktown (Va.)--History--Siege, 1862
  • 1862 April 18
Zouaves
  • ca. 1863