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    • Eighteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • In July 1862, with the war going badly for the Union, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 more volunteers. The Eighteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was rapidly recruited and mustered in at Hillsdale. Pausing briefly in Toledo,...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighteenth Michigan Infantry; 18th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • In July 1862, with the war going badly for the Union, President Abraham Lincoln called for 300,000 more volunteers. The Eighteenth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was rapidly recruited and mustered in at Hillsdale.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighteenth Michigan Infantry; 18th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment." This flag was...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This flag was carried by the Eighth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, known as the "Wandering Regiment" for their long marches and hard battles in seven states. It replaced the regiment's first flag, which had become too battle-scarred for...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eighth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Eighth was mustered into service in August 1861 with soldiers from Grand Rapids, Flint, St. Johns, Lansing, Owosso and Jackson. Fighting thirty-seven battles in seven states earned them the nickname "The Wandering Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Infantry; 8th Michigan Infantry
    • Eleventh Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Eleventh Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was recruited primarily from St. Joseph County and mustered in at White Pigeon in late 1861. In late November, the ladies of St. Joseph County presented the regiment with a battle flag. The Three...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eleventh Michigan Infantry; 11th Michigan Infantry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • This swallowtail guidon belonged to the Fifth Michigan Cavalry raised in the Detroit area in 1862. The Fifth joined the First, Sixth and Seventh Cavalry regiments to make the Michigan Cavalry Brigade commanded by General George Custer. After the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fifth Michigan Infantry (Guidon) Battle Flag

    • The Fifth Michigan was organized in Detroit and received its first colors in September 1861. The regiment fought in many battles, including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, earning the name the "Fighting Fifth."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry
    • Fifth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Fifth Michigan was organized in Detroit and received its first colors in September 1861. The regiment fought in many battles, including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, earning the name the "Fighting Fifth."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry
    • Fifth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Fifth Michigan was organized in Detroit and received its first colors in September 1861. The regiment fought in many battles, including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, earning the name the "Fighting Fifth."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry

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