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    • Hon. E. B. Payne from Wells C. Morrill

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 37th (1861-1866); Suffrage; African Americans;
    • Letter from Civil War soldier Wells C. Morrill to friend E. B. Payne with an account of promotions in Co. H of the Illinois 37th Infantry, and his negative reaction to negro suffrage.
    • Whitley Read Civil War diary

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. New York Artillery; Shipping; Diaries
    • This diary was kept by soldier Whitley Read detailing his last year of service in the 10th New York Heavy Artillery, Company H. It also focuses on his postwar service on a Great Lakes Schooner. The last pages of the diary include brief memoranda...
    • Nathan Sargent from Millard Fillmore, March 21, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;...
    • Letter detailing Fillmore's denouncement a letter sent without his approval by Daniel Webster, and his attempt to discover how the error occurred.
    • Ralph Belknap Baldwin papers

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    • Ralph Baldwin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During World War II, Ralph Baldwin was a senior physicist in the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, where he helped develop the radio proximity fuze, a crucial secret weapon of the war. The...
    • Forum, volume 025, number 39

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 025, number 39, published on 5/14/2001. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • F.W. Beasecker papers

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    • F. W. (Francis "Frank" Wallace) Beasecker was born in 1917 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He joined the Army in August 1942 and was assigned to Company A, 411th Engineer Base Shop Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Engineer Amphibious Command. He served in...
    • John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 2

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Diaries; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891;...
    • This diary is the second of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon for the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The second volume (Feb. 9, 1864-Jan. 13, 1865) continues the account...
    • Forum, volume 036, number 29

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 036, number 29, published on 2012-04-02. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 25, number 39, p. 4

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Astrauckas, Richard (Interview outline and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Merchant mariner; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Merchant marine--United States; Video recordings
    • Richard Astrauckas served with the Merchant Marines from 1943 to 1948 during World War II and with the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean War. He discusses his pre-enlistment years, enlistment and training in the U.S. and sea voyages...
    • Sondy, Dominic Patrick (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings;
    • Dominic P. Sondy served in the U.S. Army with the 662nd Field Artillery from April 1943 to January 1946 during World War II. In this account, Sondy discusses his pre-enlistment, enlistment and training in the U.S., and his combat experiences in...
    • Campbell, James (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Jim Campbell was born in 1946 in Santa Barbara, California, and grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana. He attended Louisiana State University and graduated in 1968, and then enlisted in the Army. He did his basic training and advanced infantry training...
    • Alexander, Floyd (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army
    • Floyd Alexander was born in 1949 in Jerseyville, Illinois. He grew up in that area and joined the Army in February 1969. He trained at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Fort Sill, Oklahoma to be a part of the artillery. He was deployed to Vietnam in...
    • Letters from John Q. Adams, 60th Illinois Infantry, to his wife Kate

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 60th (1862-1865)
    • Letters from John Q. Adams, 60th Illinois Infantry, to his wife Kate, and letter from Capt. S. Fogarty to Kate informing her of John's capture. John wrote to Kate from Tuscumbia, Alabama on August 24, 1862 and from Murfreesboro, Tennessee on August...
    • Letters from John Q. Adams, 60th Illinois Infantry, to his wife Kate

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 60th (1862-1865)
    • Letters from John Q. Adams, 60th Illinois Infantry, to his wife Kate, and letter from Capt. S. Fogarty to Kate informing her of John's capture. John wrote to Kate from Tuscumbia, Alabama on August 24, 1862 and from Murfreesboro, Tennessee on August...

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