Michigan in the Civil War

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Ayres, Louis Evans, 1886-1973.

James A. Garfield, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [LC-B8172-2218]

The papers of this Ann Arbor, Mich., engineer include a letter (Aug. 30,1861) from James A. Garfield to Eben Ayres, describing Garfield's activities in recruiting what became the 42nd Ohio Infantry Regiment.