Michigan in the Civil War

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Loud, Rienzi, 1837-1896.

The journal (Feb. 24-Aug. 23, 1861) of this Albion, Mich., schoolteacher includes discussion of his religious, social and professional life, also commentary on the problems of teaching school, the coming of the Civil War, and his impressions of life in the west as compared to his native Massachusetts. The journal ends with his enlistment in Company A, 1st Michigan Cavalry.