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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.
Michigan men and women served throughout the war in Michigan infantry, cavalry, artillery, and engineering regiments. These digitized collections contain materials such as: diaries, correspondence, musters, photographs, etc. There is an encompanying research guide link on this website.
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...
The National Parks Service database contains very basic facts about servicemen who served on either side during the Civil War.
From the Special Collections Branch of United States Army Military History Institute. Users may search for books and digitized manuscripts, letters and photos. Digital Documents include digitized versions of manuscripts, published materials, photographs, artifacts, authority documents and finding aids.
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