Post War items belonging to Private Isiah Stevenson
This personal calling card and handwritten personal military action account belonged to Private Isiah Stevenson of Company I, Fourth Michigan Infantry. Stevenson enlisted in Company I on June 20, 1861 at age 27, and was discharged from service on June 21, 1864 at the expiration of his term of service.
Postwar Calling Cards of John L. Hall and Stephen H. Mallery
Several printing companies offered a variety of these printed memorials, a reminder of the history of the soldier and his comrades in his company of the regiment. Some of the memorials were somewhat plain, while many others, such as this one for a member of Company G of the Fourth Michigan Infantry, were highly embellished.