Michigan in the Civil War

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Thompson, Milton, b. 1829.

Milton and Martha Thompson, from Milton Thompson papers

Thompson was a Macomb County, Mich., schoolteacher who served as an officer with Company G, 8th Michigan Cavalry. The collection includes his reminiscences (written in the 1890s) which contain a brief account of his life and Civil War service, especially the Morgan raid.