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View Resource War of 1812 Digitization Project: Footsteps to the Battlefield

Digitized books (some rare), photos, slides, postcards, letters and original artwork pertaining to the War of 1812 with emphasis on the Battle of the River Raisin in Frenchtown in what is now Monroe, Michigan.
View Resource Michigan in the Civil War: A Guide to the Resources in the Bentley Historical Library

A guide to more than 400 collections pertaining to the participation of Michigan men and military units in the Civil War. Collections on Civilians involved in the War include papers of nurses, recruiters, and others directly affected by the war. The collections are indexed.
View Resource Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project, a project of the Library of Congress, relies on volunteers to collect and preserve stories of wartime service. The Project's aim is to collect oral history interviews, memoirs, letters, diaries, photographs, and other original materials from veterans of World Wars I and II, and the Korean, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars and the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts...
View Resource War: Michigan Voices

In "The War: Michigan Voices," WWII Michigan veterans tell their stories and remind us of their sacrifices, and those of their comrades. More than 600,000 Michigan residents served our country in the military during the Second World War. They served all over the globe, from the beaches of Normandy to the sands of Iwo Jima, from the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor through VJ Day and beyond. This...
View Resource Exploring Michigan History Episode 2: Michigan's Civil War Battle Flags

Hour-long video essay by Michigan Capitol Historian Kerry Chartkoff and Matt VanAcker, Director of Michigan State Capitol Tour and Information Service. They are also co-chairs of "Save the Flags." This video essay covers Michigan's battle flags from the Civil War, the Spanish American War and World War I. The flags flew in the capitol building for many years but now reside in the...
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