1st Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment (3 Years)
|1st Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||September 16, 1861, to July 19, 1865|
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Five Forks
The 1st Michigan Infantry was organized at Detroit, Michigan and mustered into Federal service for a three-year enlistment on September 16, 1861. This regiment retained the number of the original 1st Michigan raised for a three-month enlistment.
The regiment was mustered out on July 19, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 15 officers and 172 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 149 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 337 fatalities.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf1.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
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