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    • Third Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This flag was probably presented to the Third Volunteer Cavalry when it was reorganizing in Kalamazoo in June 1864. The cavalry had originally mustered in at Grand Rapids in November 1861 and fought fiercely, primarily in Mississippi.
    • Third Michigan Cavalry; 3rd Michigan Cavalry; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, 14th Battery Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to the First Michigan Light Artillery, 14th Battery, mustered in at Kalamazoo in 1864. The First Michigan Light Artillery was limited to twelve six-gun batteries, requiring additional batteries to be given a particular...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery F Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to the First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery F, which was recruited in the Coldwater area and was mustered in on 9 January 1862. It saw its first action on June 30 at Henderson, Kentucky, where the battery was surrounded and...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery J Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to the First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery J. The First Michigan Light Artillery was composed of twelve six-gun batteries. Each battery carried an identifying flag, called a swallowtail guidon because of its distinctive shape.
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery E Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to Battery E of the First Michigan Light Artillery. Mustered in the Marshall area, Battery E saw most of its action in Tennessee and Alabama. It suffered no deaths due to battle but lost 29 due to disease and one to drowning.
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery H Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to Battery H, mustered in at Monroe in 1862 and called De Golyer's Battery after its commanding officer, Samuel De Golyer of Hudson. This magnificent flag with gold bullion fringe, cord and tassels, crossed cannons, an...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Battery H Battle Flag

    • This flag belonged to Battery H, mustered in at Monroe in 1862 and called De Golyer's Battery after its commanding officer, Samuel De Golyer of Hudson. This magnificent flag with gold bullion fringe, cord and tassels, crossed cannons, an...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Light Artillery, Unknown Battery Battle Flag

    • The First Michigan Light Artillery was composed of twelve six-gun batteries. Each battery carried an identifying flag, called a swallowtail guidon because of its distinctive shape. Because this flag lacks the usual identifying letter or number, we...
    • First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
    • First Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • On 28 September 1861 Colonel Thornton Brodhead received this flag on behalf of the First Michigan Cavalry Regiment. On 30 August 1862, at Second Bull Run, Brodhead was shot. Knowing he was dying, he wrote, his wife: "I hope from heaven I may see...
    • First Michigan Cavalry; 1st Michigan Cavalry; American Civil War; battle flags
    • Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry was mustered into service at East Saginaw on September 13, 1862 and mustered out on June 28, 1865. This flag was probably the regiment's last flag and used during the final months of the war.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry; 23rd Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry Battle Flag remnants

    • The Twenty-Sixth Infantry was mustered into service at Jackson on 12 December 1862. Although the regiment saw most of its action in Virginia, it was also sent to help put down draft riots in New York City in 1863. The troops of the Twenty-Sixth...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This flag was carried by the Twenty-Sixth, which was mustered into service at Jackson on 12 December 1862. Although the regiment saw most of its action in Virginia, it was also sent to help put down draft riots in New York City in 1863. The troops...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry (Guidon) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-Sixth Infantry was mustered into service at Jackson on 12 December 1862. Although the regiment saw most of its action in Virginia, it was also sent to help put down draft riots in New York City in 1863. The troops of the Twenty-Sixth...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry (Guidon) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-Sixth Infantry was mustered into service at Jackson on 12 December 1862. Although the regiment saw most of its action in Virginia, it was also sent to help put down draft riots in New York City in 1863. The troops of the Twenty-Sixth...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry

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