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Community College with funding from the Monroe County Historical Society. Contents
were drawn from the collections of Dr. James DeVries and from the Monroe County
Historical Museum Archives, with the permission of the Monroe County Historical
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These Civil War letters are part of a larger number of Civil
War and Monroe County, Michigan documents available at the Monroe County,
Michigan Historical Archives. Other Civil War related items can be found in the
archives collection on General George A. Custer, Martin Brockway, and records
from the 4th Michigan Infantry, to name a few. For further information, contact
the Monroe County Historical Commission, 126 S. Monroe St, Monroe Michigan
48161. (734) 240-7787 or email the archivist at email@example.com.