Registers
  • Grand Army of the Republic. Charles T. Foster Post No. 42 (Lansing, MI). Records, 1883, 1941. 6 v., 2 ports. Meeting Minutes (1 v.) includes death rolls, Aug. 21, 1926- Dec. 26, 1931; Account Book (1 v.) of membership dues paid with index, 12; descriptive books (4 v.) with data on members, 1883-1941. Also, two photographs of the same group of three unidentified men, undated. (Photographs in Clarke Historical Library's photograph collection.) Includes index.

 

  • Grand Army of the Republic. Woodbury Post No. 45 (Adrian, Michigan). Meeting Minutes, 1889, 1902. 1 v. Meeting Minutes, Aug. 14, 1889-Dec. 24, 1902, of the G.A.R. post in Adrian (MI). Minutes include regular business meetings and memorials for dead comrades. An inventory of post property for Sept. 1899 is pasted inside the back cover.

 

  • Michigan Civil War Centennial Observance Committee. 1 page, May 27, 1965. Burial site of Gratiot County Civil War veterans in newspaper clippings from Gratiot County Herald.

 

  • Miller, Mrs. Alice Turner, comp. Papers, undated. .5 cu. ft. (in 1 box) Lists of Civil War soldiers buried in Bridgeton Cemetery [Newaygo County, MI]; Clinton, Gladwin, Gratiot, Ionia and Montcalm counties (MI); notes on Civil War veterans buried in Ionia and Montcalm counties and newspaper clippings on those buried in Gratiot and Clinton counties. Bio: Mrs. Miller was a member of the grave location committee of the Civil War Centennial Observance Commission.

 

  • Powers, Ella Viola, 1893-1969? Papers, 1874-1966, includes lists of local men who served in Civil War, records of local Women's Relief Corps No. 56. Bio: School teacher at Ganiard Elementary School, Mount Pleasant (MI). Partial inventory.

 

  • Preston, C. A. Claim against transfer of right and demands of back pay bounty cases, 1863. 1 folder. Two-page agreement by Preston to sign over to James Kennedy claims/demands against the U.S. as claims agent and the interest and two $75 bounties of George S. Hunt, father of Francis Hunt, deceased of Company G, 18th Michigan Infantry, and William Hall, father of Sylvenus G. Hall, deceased of Company D, 21st Michigan Infantry. Also included are five pages of names of dead Michigan soldiers, names of claimants, and the reasons for claims, such as "back pay" or "invalid guardians." Bio: Kennedy was from Ionia (Ionia County, MI).

 

  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Michigan Division. G. K. Warren Camp No. 233, East Tawas. Records. 1895-1920. Includes correspondence, ledger, 1895-1902, forms, membership rolls, newspaper clippings, songs and music, photographs, rules, constitutions, regulations (1894), G.A.R. Dept. of Michigan circulars, membership applications, 1859-1901.

 

  • Steffens, Roy H. Roster, 1969-1970, of Civil War veterans in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, and Wexford counties, and Traverse City (MI). Compiled by Steffens. Typewritten copy.

 

  • Strickland, R., Captain. Papers, 1854, 1864. 1 folder. Papers, 1854-1864, include: a letter on the letterhead of the Provost Marshall's Office, Corunna (MI), dated June 1, 1863, appointing someone a special officer to detect and arrest spies and deserters; another appointment letter on letterhead of the Headquarters Provost Marshall's Office, Corunna, to William Brunson of St. Johns (MI), appointing him Deputy Provost Marshall, dated June 14, 1863; a letter to Brunson from Headquarters Provost Marshall's Office, Flint (MI), dated Aug. 15, 1864, ordering Brunson to the Upper Peninsula to have enrolling officers erase the names of those men who are not liable to military draft. Bio: Strickland was a Provost Marshall in the 6th Congressional District of Michigan.

 

  • US. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1864). Muster rolls of Company E, organized in Lyons (Ionia County, MI) and Company G, 1861.

 

  • US. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 21st ( 1862-1865) Official Muster Roll, 1862- 1864. (Oversized manuscript)

 

  • Whipple, William L. Muster roll, May 10, 1861. Bio: A veteran of the Mexican War, Whipple enlisted as Capt. Company H, 2nd Michigan Infantry on May 10, 1861 at age 35. He was mustered May 25, 1861. He joined the 21st Michigan Infantry on Aug. 24, 1862. and was commissioned Lt. Col. of the 21st on Aug. 13, 1862. He was mustered Sept. 4, 1862 and died of disease at Nashville (TN) on Nov. 16, 1862.