Michigan in the Civil War

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Lockley, George, b. 1836.

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George Lockley, from his papers

Lockley was an Ann Arbor, Mich., resident, a colonel in the 1st Michigan Infantry. His papers (1861-1866) include diaries, transcriptions of diaries, maps of battles in which he participated, including the first and second battles of Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, and miscellanea, also include a copy of a report by Lt. Colonel Benjamin D. Pritchard on the capture of Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders by the 4th Michigan Cavalry.

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Taggart family.

The papers of the family of Moses and Ganson Taggart, Grand Rapids, Mich., attorneys, includes a note (1889) of Moses Taggart relating a conversation with Benjamin D. Pritchard, lieutenant colonel of the 4th Michigan Cavalry, about the capture of Jefferson Davis.

United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1862 1865)

Robert H. G. Minty, from Vale, Joseph. Minty and the cavalry. Harrisburg, 1886.

A record, compiled by David H. Haines of Company L from his journal and other reports, of the Fourth Michigan Cavalry from its organization, August 28, 1862, to mustering out, July 1, 1865. It includes an account of the battle of Shelbyville extracted from the report of Major Frank W. Mix; Colonel Robert Minty's report of the battle of Monday Creek, Ga.; Haines' account of Wilson's raid through Alabama and Georgia; and Lieutenant Colonel Pritchard's official report of the capture of Jefferson Davis. There are also lists of battles and skirmishes in which the regiment participated and of its officers and casualties.