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    • Lyster, Henry F.

    • Portrait of Henry F. Lyster, 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth...
    • Lyster, Henry F. ;Henry F. Lyster; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ; brigade surgeon ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1861 ; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va.,...
    • Lyon, Solomon T.

    • Portrait of Solomon T. Lyon, 1861-1865. Howell. Entered service in company E, Fifth Infantry, as Second Lieutenant. Commissioned Feb. 1, 1864. Mustered April 22, 1864. Transferred to company I, June 11, 1864. Commissioned First Lieutenant,...
    • Lyon, Solomon T. ;Solomon T. Lyon; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; Howell (Mich.) ; Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864 ; North Anna River,...
    • Knox, John J.

    • Portrait of John J. Knox, 1861-1865. Clarkston. Enlisted in company D, Fifth Infantry, as First Sergeant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant June 19, 1861. Commissioned...
    • Knox, John J. ;John J. Knox; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant ; captain ; brevet major ;...
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ;Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th U.S. Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ;...
    • Lyster, Henry F.

    • Portrait of Henry F. Lyster, 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth...
    • Lyster, Henry F. ;Henry F. Lyster; American Civil War ; ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; assistant surgeon ; surgeon ; brigade surgeon ; Detroit (Mich.) ; Blackburn's Ford, Battle of, Va., 1861 ; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va.,...
    • McGraw, Alexander H.

    • Portrait of Alexander H. McGraw, 1861-1865. Enlisted in Fifth Infantry, as Commissary Sergeant, Sept. 6, 1861. Mustered Sept. 28, 1861. No further record (Descriptive Roll Fifth Michigan Infantry).
    • McGraw, Alexander H. ;Alexander H. McGraw; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; sergeant
    • Tate, Thomas

    • Portrait of Thomas Tate, 1861-1865. Georgetown. Enlisted in company I, Third Infantry, as Sergeant, May 13, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years age 24. Mustered June 10, 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant April 3, 1862. Commissioned First...
    • Tate, Thomas ;Thomas Tate; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; sergeant ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; captain ; assistant...
    • Pixley, William E.

    • Portrait of William E. Pixley, standing with saber, 1864. Taken before losing a finger in the Battle of the Wilderness, went on to marry, die 8/31/19 (back of photo). Enlisted in company G, Fifth Infantry, Jan. 5, 1864 at Marion, for 3 years, age...
    • Pixley, William E. ;William E. Pixley; American Civil War ; ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; Marion (Mich.) ; Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864 ; hat ; saber
    • MS 88-270: Harold Reichtmyer collection  1901-05-21 GAR Postcard

    • A GAR postcard to Hamilton Potter from his commander dated May 21, 1901. This postcard relays orders for the attendance of Potter at the funeral of George L. Seagrove.
    • American Civil War; Grand Army of the Republic; Hamilton Potter; Potter, Hamilton; postcard; funeral; Seagrove, George L.; George L. Seagrove; Fifth Michigan Infantry; 5th Michigan Infantry
    • Garrett, Riley

    • Portrait of Riley Garrett, or Riley Garred, 1864-1865. Ottawa County. Enlisted in company I, Third Infantry, Dec. 18, 1861, at Grand Rapids, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Dec. 18, 1861. Transferred to company I, Fifth Infantry, June 10, 1864. ...
    • Garrett, Riley ;Riley Garrett; Garred, Riley ;Riley Garred; American Civil War ; ; Third Michigan Infantry ;3rd Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; Ottawa County (Mich.) ; Grand Rapids (Mich.)
    • Pulford, John

    • Portrait of John Pulford, 1861-1865. Entered service in company A, Fifth Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, June 19, 1861, at Fort Wayne, for 3 years, age 24. Commisioned June 10, 1861. Mustered Aug. 28, 1861. Commissioned Captain,...
    • Pulford, John ;John Pulford; American Civil War ; Fifth Michigan Infantry ;5th Michigan Infantry; U.S. Volunteers ; Nineteenth U.S. Infantry ;19th U.S. Infantry; Thirty-seventh U.S. Infantry ;37th U.S. Infantry; first lieutenant ; captain ; major ;...
    • Fifth Michigan Infantry 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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