Michigan in the Civil War

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Barker, Lorenzo A., b. 1839.

Lorenzo A. Barker, from Barker, Lorenzo A. Military history (Michigan Boys) Company D 66th Illinois. Reed City, 1905

Diary(1864) kept while he was serving in Company D, Birge's Western Sharpshooters, 1861-65. He writes brief entries concerning daily activities; his promotion to sergeant; the battle of Rome Cross Roads, Ga., where he was wounded;his four months in the hospital and the poor food there; the furlough home;the return to duty; and the battle of Nashville in December. Barker lived in Battle Creek, Mich.