Union Regimental Histories

 

Michigan

 

8th Regiment Infantry

Letters written by Private Dirk Keppel, Company D

Regiment organized at Grand Rapids and at Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mich., and mustered in September 23, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 27. Camp at Meridian Hill until October 9. Moved to Annapolis, Md., October 9, and attached to Stevens' 2nd Brigade, Sherman's South Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863, and Army of the Ohio to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal, S. C., October 19-November 7, 1861. Capture of Forts Walker and Beauregard, Port Royal Harbor, November 7. Hilton Head, S.C., November 8. Occupation of Beaufort, S.C., December 7. Chisholm Island December 17. Port Royal Ferry, Coosaw River, January 1, 1862. Guard and picket duty at Beaufort until April. Reconnoissance up Bull River February 23-26 (Detachment). Duty at Battery Halleck, Tybee Island, during siege of Fort Pulaski April 1-12. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 10-11. Reconnoissance to Wilmington and Whitmarsh Islands and action April 16. Duty on Port Royal Island until June. Pocotaligo May 29 (1 Co.). Operations on James Island, S.C., June 1-28. Battle of Secessionville June 16. Evacuation of James Island June 28-July 7. Moved from Hilton Head, S.C., to Newport News, Va., July 12-17, thence to Fredericksburg, Va., August 4-6. Operations on the Rapidan and Rappahannock Rivers until August 27. Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia August 27-September 2. Battles of Groveton August 29; Bull Run August 30; Chantilly September 1. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battles of South Mountain September 14; Antietam September 16-17. March up the Potomac to Leesburg, Va., thence to Falmouth, Va., October 11-November 18. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 13, thence to Kentucky March 19-23, and duty at various points in that State until June. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 7-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Destruction of Mississippi Central Railroad at Madison Station July 18-22. Camp at Milldale until August 4. Moved to Covington, Ky., thence to Crab Orchard, Ky., August 4-18. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee. March to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26, and duty there until October 3. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 24. Lenoir November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Camp at Blain's Cross Roads until January 8, 1864. Veterans marched over Cumberland Mountains to Nicholasville, Ky., over 200 miles, in midwinter, and reached Detroit January 25. Ordered to Annapolis, Md., March 9, and duty there until April 23. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-19. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865, Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Reconnoissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Fort Mahone April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Guard Southside Railroad until April 20. Moved to Alexandria April 20-23. Grand Review May 23. Guard and patrol duty at Washington, D.C., until July 30. Mustered out July 30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 11 Officers and 212 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 223 Enlisted men by disease. Total 449.

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Detroit, Mich., and mustered in October 15, 1861. Moved to Jeffersonville, Ind., October 25, thence to West Point and to Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., and duty there constructing bridges and earthworks until January 4, 1862. Attached to Thomas' Command, Dept. of the Ohio, November, 1861. 16th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 23rd Independent Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Headquarters 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to February, 1864. Headquarters Dept. of the Cumberland in the field to May, 1864. Reserve Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. Headquarters Dept. of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Tenn., to June, 1865. Nashville, Tenn., to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--March to Elizabethtown, Ky., January 4-6, 1862 (Cos. "A," "B," "C," "D," "F" and "K"), and duty there until March 11. (Cos. "E" and "G" at West Point until January 15, 1862, then moved to Elizabethtown. Co. "I" at West Point until March 9, then moved to Elizabethtown. Co. "F" at Nolin Bridge January 9 to March 9, 1862.) March to West Point March 11-12, thence to Nashville, Tenn., March 19-23, and duty there until May 28. Expedition to Middle Tennessee in pursuit of Morgan May 3-7. Negley's Expedition to Chattanooga, Tenn., May 28-June 17. Chattanooga June 7. Forest's attack on Murfreesboro July 13. (Six Companies, "A," "B," "C," "G," "H" and "K" captured.) Companies "E," "D," "F" and "I" at Tullahoma until August. Short Mountain Cross Roads near McMinnville August 29 (Co. "D"); Tyree Springs September 11. Companies "E," "D," "F" and "I" at Bowling Green, Ky., District of Louisville, Dept. Ohio, to October. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7. Regiment detailed as special guard at Headquarters of General Thomas, and also as provost guard for 14th Army Corps, October. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Overall's Creek December 31, 1862. Duty at and near Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle Of Chickamauga September 19-21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Recononissance toward Dalton February 22-27, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Provost duty at Atlanta, Ga., until October 30. Moved to Chattanooga October 30-November 6, and duty there at Headquarters Dept. of the Cumberland until March 27, 1865. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., March 27, and duty at Headquarters Dept. of the Cumberland; also guarding military prisons until September. Mustered out September 15 and discharged at Detroit, Mich., September 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 22 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 281 Enlisted men by disease. Total 309.

10th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Flint, Mich., and mustered in February 6, 1862. Left State for Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., April 22. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30, 1862. Actions at Farmington, Miss., May 3 and 9. Reconnoissance toward Corinth May 8. Occupation of Corinth May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Tuscumbia Creek May 31-June 1. Reconnoissance toward Baldwyn June 3. In camp near Corinth until July 20. Moved to Tuscumbia July 20-25, and duty there until September. March to Nashville, Tenn., September 3-15. Siege of Nashville, Tenn., September 15-November 7. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until January, 1863. Guard trains to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until August. Mill Creek near Murfreesboro January 25 (Co. "I"). Antioch Station April 10. March to Columbia, Tenn., thence via Athens and Huntsville to Stevenson, Ala., August 19-September 7. Moved to Bridgeport, Ala., September 20, thence to Anderson's Cross Roads October 1, and to Smith's Ferry, Tenn., October 18-26. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. Chickamauga Station November 26. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 28-December 19. At Chattanooga December 19. Demonstration on Dalton February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzard's Roost Gap, and Rocky Faced Ridge, February 23-25. (Regiment participated in this demonstration and actions while awaiting Veteran furlough, suffering a loss of over 60 men killed, wounded and missing.) Veterans absent on furlough until May 11. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 11-September 8. Rome May 17-18. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Pursuit of Hood October 2-10. Florence October 6-7. At Chattanooga, Tenn., October 13-18, and at Rome, Ga., until October 31. March to Atlanta via Kingston and Cartersville, destroying railroad and bridges the entire distance, November 1-15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Louisville November 30. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Near Fayetteville, N. C., March 13. Averysboro March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 17. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 13, and duty there until July 19. Mustered out July 19, and discharged at Jackson, Mich., August 1, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 95 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 223 Enlisted men by disease. Total 327.

 

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at White Pigeon, Mich., and mustered in September 24, 1861. Left State for Bardstown, Ky. December 9, and duty there until March, 1862. Attached to Railroad Guard, Unattached, Dept. of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 29th Brigade, 8th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumber land, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to September, 1864.

SERVICE.--Guard duty along Louisville & Nashville Railroad March to July, 1862. Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Paris, Ky., July 19. Action with Morgan at Gallatin, Tenn., August 13. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., August, and duty there until December 26. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7. Neeley's Bend, Cumberland River, October 5. Advance on Murfreesbore December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 26-30, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Occupation of Middle Tennessee, and at Dechard, Ala., until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Davis Cross Roads near Dug Gap September 11. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Rossville Gap September 21. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Lookout Mountain November 24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pea Vine Valley and Graysville November 26. Outpost duty at Rossville until March 15, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-August 27. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mills May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Ordered to Chattanooga August 27. Pursuit of Wheeler to Huntsville, Ala., August 30-September 13. Moved to Michigan September 18-25. Mustered out September 30, 1864. Recruits formed into a detachment and transferred to 11th Regiment reorganized.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 107 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 194 Enlisted men by disease. Total 308.

11th Regiment Infantry (Reorganized)

Organized at Jackson, Mich., January 4 to February 26, 1865. Four Companies left State for Nashville, Tenn., March 4, 1865, and duty there until April 1, then ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn. Six Companies left State for Chattanooga, Tenn., April 1. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865. Regiment moved to East Tennessee April 23, 1865, and duty guarding Chattanooga & Knoxville Railroad with Headquarters at Cleveland, Tenn., until July. Moved to Knoxville and duty there until August 3. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., August 3 and mustered out September 16, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 96 Enlisted men by disease.

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Niles, Dowagiac and Buchanan, Mich., December 9, 1861, to March 1, 1862. Mustered in March 5, 1862. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 5, thence moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Attached to 1st Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, District of Jackson, Tenn., to November, 1862. Unattached, District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Post of Bolivar, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1863. 1st Brigade, Kimball's Provisional Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, Kimball's Provisional Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to November, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to February, 1866.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville June 1-6. Moved to Bethel June 5, thence to Jackson, Tenn., June 13, and duty there until August. At Bolivar until November. Guard duty along Mississippi Central Railroad from Hickory Valley to near Bolivar with Headquarters at Middleburg, Tenn., until May, 1863. Action at Middleburg December 24, 1862. Regiment complimented by General Grant in General Order No. 3 for gallant and efficient services on successfully defending their post against a force of 3,000 Confederates under Van Dorn. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., May 31-June 3, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-July 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 25-27, thence to Clarendon August 13, and to Duvall's Bluff August 22. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock September 1-10. Engagement at Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until January 14, 1864. Veterans on furlough until February 21. March to Pine Bluff April 26-28. Train guard to Steele's army until April 30. Duty at Little Rock until June 22. Operations against Shelby north of the Arkansas River May 13-31. Expedition to Clarendon June 25-29. Clarendon June 25-26. Duty at Duvall's Bluff until August 30. Expedition in pursuit of Shelby August 27-September 6. Gregory's Landing, White River, September 4. Duty at Duvall's Bluff, guarding railroad, provost and fatigue duty until June 6, 1865. Hazen's Farm near Duvall's Bluff November 2, 1864 (Detachment). Moved to Little Rock June 6, thence march to Washington June 13-22, Guard public property at several points by detachments, with Headquarters at Camden until January 28, 1866. Companies "A," "B," "C" and "F" march from Washington to Camden July 8-22, 1865. Company "E" to Arkadelphia July 19-22, 1865. Companies "H" and "K" to Camden September 26, 1865, and Companies "D," "G" and "I" to Camden November 1, 1865. Company "F" assigned to duty at Paraclifta September 30. Regiment assembled at Camden and mustered out February 15, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 372 Enlisted men by disease. Total 428.

13th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Kalamazoo, Mich., and mustered in January 17, 1862. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., February 12. Attached to 15th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 20th Brigade, 6th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, to April, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 21st Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. Engineer Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--March from Nashville, Tenn., to Savannah, Tenn., to reinforce Army of the Tennessee, March 29-April 7, 1862. Battle of Shiloh April 7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville June 1-12. Buell's operations in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee on line of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad June to August. Duty at Stevenson, Ala., July 18 to August 31, building forts and stockades and guarding the railroad. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 31-September 26. Pursuit of Bragg to Wild Cat, Ky., October 1-16. Nelson's Cross Roads October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesboro until June. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. At Hillsboro, Tenn., until August 16. Passage of the Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22, Expedition from Tracy City to Tennessee River August 22-24 (Detachment). Occupation of Chattanooga September 9. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 17-18. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25. Stationed on the Chickamauga; engaged in picket duty and cutting timber for warehouses in Chattanooga until February 17, 1864. Engineer duty at Chattanooga and stationed at Lookout Mountain constructing military hospitals until September, 1864. Relieved from Engineer duty and pursuit of Forest into Northern Alabama September 25-October 17. Joined Sherman's army at Kingston, Ga., November 7. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Skirmishes at Dalton, Ga., November 30 and December 5 (Detachments). Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 9-15. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during services 4 Officers and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 314 Enlisted men by disease. Total 388.

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Ypsilanti and Detroit, Mich., January 7 to February 18, 1862. Mustered in February 13, 1862, Left State for St. Louis, Mo., April 17, thence moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Columbia, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30, 1862. Actions at Farmington, Miss., May 3 and 9. Reconnoissance toward Corinth May 8. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Reconnoissance toward Baldwyn June 3. Buell's operations along Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June 13-July 18. At Tuscumbia, Ala., until September 1. March to Nashville, Tenn., September 1-6, and duty there until December 26. Siege of Nashville September 12-November 7. Near Nashville November 5. Near Lavergne November 7. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Guard trains to Murfreesboro January 2-3, 1863. Duty at Murfreesbore until March 8. At Brentwood until July 3 guarding line between Nashville and Franklin. Duty at Nashville, Franklin and Columbia until May, 1864. Action at Weem's Springs August 19, 1863 (Co. "C"). Regiment mounted September 8, 1863, and armed with Spencer carbines. Engaged in scout and patrol duty through Lawrence, Giles and Maury Counties, operating against guerrillas of that section. Action at Lawrenceburg, Tenn., November 4, 1863. Specially complimented by General Gordon Granger in General Order No. 38, dated November 8, 1863, for efficient services. March to Join Sherman at Dallas, Ga., May 21-June 4, 1864. Atlanta Campaign June 4 to September 8, 1864. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 13. Mustered out July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 184 Enlisted men by disease. Total 246.

 

15th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Detroit, Monroe and Grand Rapids, Mich., October 16, 1861, to March 13, 1862. Mustered in March 20, 1862. Moved to Benton Barracks, Mo., thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 27-April 5. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Unattached, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to January, 1863. Unattached, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to January, 1864. Unattached, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth until July 18. Moved to Bolivar, Tenn., July 18, and duty there until August 16, then moved to Corinth, Miss. Battle of Corinth, Miss., October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Garrison and provost duty at Grand Junction and LaGrange November 19, 1862, to June 5, 1863. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., June 5. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., June 11-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Camp at Big Black until September. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 28-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. At Scottsboro, Ala., until February, 1864. Expedition toward Rome, Ga., January 25-February 5, 1864. Veterans on furlough until April. Action at Guntersville, Ala., March 2 (Non-Veterans). Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Brush Mountain June 15. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. NickaJack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood's second sortie, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Reconnoissance from Rome on Cave Springs Road and skirmishes October 12-13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Clinton November 21-23. Near Bryan's Court House December 8. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Fort McAllister December 13. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 2-5. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 1-6, thence moved to Little Rock, Ark., June 28, and duty there until August 13. Mustered out August 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 60 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 268 Enlisted men by disease. Total 335.

16th Regiment Infantry (Stockton's Independent Regiment)

Organized at Plymouth and Detroit, Mich., July to September, 1861. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 16, 1861. Attached to Butterfield's Brigade, Fitz John Porter's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.---Camp at Hall's Hill, Defences of Washington, D.C., until March, 1862. Advance on Manassas, Va., March 10. Moved to the Virginia Peninsula March 22-24. Reconnoissance to Big Bethel March 30. Warwick Road April 5. Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4. Reconnoissance up the Pamunkey May 10. Battle of Hanover Court House May 27. Operations about Hanover Court House May 27-29. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Battles of Mechanicsville June 26; Gaines' Mill June 27; Savage Station June 29; Turkey Bridge or Malvern Cliff June 30; Malvern Hill July 1. Duty at Harrison's Landing until August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence to Centreville August 16-28. Battle of Bull Run August 30. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Shepherdstown Ford September 19. At Sharpsburg until October. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 29-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Expedition from Potomac Creek to Richards and Ellis Fords, Rappahannock River, December 29-30. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Aldie June 17. Middleburg and Upperville June 21. Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty at Warrenton, Beverly Ford and Culpeper until October. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Rappahannock Station November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Veterans absent on furlough January 2 to February 17, 1864. At Bealeton Station until May. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Laurel Hill May 8; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna May 23-26. Jericho Mills May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21, 1864. Poplar Springs Church, Peeble's Farm, September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon Railroad December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Junction of quaker and Boydton Roads and Lewis Farm near Gravelly Run March 29. White Oak Road March 30-31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 3-12. Grand Review May 23. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 16-22, thence to Jeffersonville, Ind. Mustered out July 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 235 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 143 Enlisted men by disease. Total 390.

17th Regiment Infantry (Stonewall Regiment)

Organized at Detroit, Mich., August 8 to 22, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., August 27. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. Army of the Ohio to June, 1863, and Army of the Tennessee to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Ohio, and Army Potomac, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Potomac, to May, 1864. Acting Engineers, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, to September, 1864. Acting Engineers, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Maryland Campaign September 6-22, 1862. Battle of South Mountain September 14. (Regiment afterwards designated the "Stonewall Regiment" for its achievements in this battle.) Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Duty in Maryland until October 30. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 30-November 18. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 14, thence to Louisville, Ky., March 19. To Bardstown, Ky., March 29. To Lebanon April 3. To Columbia April 29, and thence to Jameston, Ky., and duty there until June 4. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-12. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Destruction of Mississippi Central Railroad at Madison Station July 18-20. At Milldale until August 3. Moved to Covington and Crab Orchard, Ky., August 3-24. March to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Lenoir October 20 to November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 24. Lenoir Station November 14. Action at Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Repulse of Longstreet's assault on Fort Saunders November 29. Operations in East Tennessee until March, 1864. Moved to Nicholasville, Ky., thence to Annapolis, Md., March 17-April 5. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Six Mile House, Weldon Railroad, August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church, September 29-October 2. Reconnoissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Alexandria, Va., April 24-27. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out June 3, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 128 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 154 Enlisted men by disease. Total 289.

18th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Hillsdale, Mich., and mustered in August 26, 1862. Left State for Cincinnati, Ohio, September 4. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to April, 1863. Garrison at Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Unattached, Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Roussau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Lexington, Ky., October, 1862, to February, 1863. March to Danville, Ky., February 21-22. Retreat to the Kentucky River February 24-27. Duty at Lexington, Ky., until March 21. Operations against Pegram's forces March 22-April 1. Action at Danville, Ky., March 24. Heckman's Bridge March 24-27. Moved to Stanford, Ky., April 2, thence to Lebanon, Ky., and to Nashville, Tenn., April 7-14. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until June 11, 1864. Moved to Decatur, Ala., June 11-12, and duty there until September 1. Operations in District of North Alabama June 24-August 20. Action at Curtiss Wells June 24. Pond Springs June 28. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton July 25. Courtland, Ala., July 25 and 27. Expedition to relief of Athens September 1-8. Athens September 2. Pursuit of Wheeler to Shoal Creek September 8-11. Action with Wheeler near Athens September 23-24 (Detachment captured). At Decatur until November 25. Defence of Decatur against Hood's attack October 26-29. March to Stevenson November 25-December 2, and duty there until December 19. Garrison duty at Decatur and along line of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad until January 11, 1865. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., January 11, and post duty there until June 20. Scout from Huntsville to New Market, etc., April 5-7. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., and there mustered out June 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 18 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 293 Enlisted men by disease. Total 311.

19th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dowagiac and mustered in September 5, 1862. Left State for Cincinnati, Ohio, September 14, and duty at Covington, Ky., until October 7. Moved to Georgetown, Lexington, Sandersville and to Nicholasville, Ky., October 7-November 13. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, October, 1862, to February, 1863. Coburn's Brigade, Baird's Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. Coburn's unattached Brigade, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1863. Post of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Danville, Ky., December 12, 1862, and duty there until January 26, 1863. Moved to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., January 26-February 7, and to Brentwood Station February 21. To Franklin February 23. Reconnoissance toward Spring Hill March 3-5. Action at Spring Hill, Thompson's Station, March 4-5. Regiment mostly captured by Bragg's Cavalry forces, nearly 18,000 strong, under Van Dorn. Little Harpeth and Brentwood March 25 (Detachment). Exchanged May 25, 1863. Regiment reorganized at Camp Chase, Ohio, during June. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., June 8-11. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., July 23, and garrison duty there until October 25. Stockade near Murfreesboro Bridge, Stone's River, October 4 (Co. "D"). Moved to McMinnville October 25, and duty there until April 21, 1864. Ordered to Join Corps in Lookout Valley. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Boyd's Trail May 9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Lawtonville, S.C., February 2. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsbore March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 88 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 160 Enlisted men by disease. Total 255.

 

20th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Jackson, Mich., August 15-19, 1862. Left State for Washington, D.C., September 1, thence march to Leesburg, Va., September 8, and to Sharpsburg, Md., September 18-22. Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863, and Army of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, Army of the Ohio to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to May, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Sharpsburg, Md., September 22 to October 6. 1862, and at Pleasant Valley, Md., until October 14, At Nolen's Ford to October 30. Advance on Culpeper November 2-15, and to Falmouth, Va., November 16-19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. "Mud March" January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth until February 19. Moved to Newport News, Va., February 19, thence to Kentucky March 19-23. Duty at various points in Kentucky until June. Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 26-May 12. Skirmish Alcorn's Distillery near Monticello May 9 (Detachment). Horse Shoe Bend, Ky., May 10. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Advance on Jacksoon, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Destruction of Mississippi Central Railroad at Madison Station July 18-22. Camp at Milldale until August 4. Moved to Covington, Ky., thence to Crab Orchard, Ky., August 4-30. March to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Lenoir Station until November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 24. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Repulse of Longstreet's assault on Fort Saunders November 29. Pursuit of Longstreet to Bean's Station December 5-18. Strawberry Plains January 21-22, 1864. Advance to Morristown January 24-March 2. Reconnoissance to Chucky River March 14. Moved from Knoxville to Nicholasville, Ky., thence to Annapolis, Md., March 23-30. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Ny River May 10; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. Ox Ford May 23-24. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Reconnoissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads October 8. Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman, Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and capture of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Alexandria April 20-24. Grand Review May 23. Mustered out May 30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 13 Officers and 111 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 175 Enlisted men by disease. Total 302.

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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