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    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • Palmer, Alonzo and McKnight, James

    • Portrait of Alonzo Palmer and James McKnight, seated, of the Sixteenth Michigan Infantry, 1861-1865. Palmer, Alonzo J. Drafted March 15, 1865, for 1 year, from Byron, Kent County, age 30. Mustered March 27, 1865. Assigned to company I,...
    • Palmer, Alonzo ;Alonzo Palmer; McKnight, James ;James McKnight; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry ;16th Michigan Infantry; First Michigan Colored Infantry ;1st Michigan Colored Infantry; first...
    • Nelson, Wilbur

    • Portrait of Wilbur Nelson, 1861-1865. Arcadia. Enlisted in company C, Eighth Infantry, as Sergeant, Aug. 12, 1861, at Ithaca, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Wounded in action on James Island, S. C., June 16, 1862. First...
    • Nelson, Wilbur ;Wilber Nelson; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Eighth Michigan Infantry ;8th Michigan Infantry; First Michigan Colored Infantry ;1st Michigan Colored Infantry; sergeant ; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ;...
    • Lett, Samuel

    • Portrait of Samuel Lett 1864-1865. Enlisted in company G First Colored Infantry Aug. 31 1864 at Grand Rapids for 1 year age 26. Mustered Aug. 31 1864. Joined regiment at Beaufort S.C. Oct. 4 1864. Mustered out at Charleston S.C. Sept. 30 1865. ...
    • Lett, Samuel;Samuel Lett ; First Michigan Colored Infantry;1st Michigan Colored Infantry; bayonet
    • Artis, Kinchen

    • Portrait of Kinchen Artis 1861-1865. Enlisted in company H First Colored Infantry Dec. 19 1863 at Battle Creek for 3 years age 37. Mustered Jan. 4 1864. Corporal May 10 1864. Mustered out at Charleston S.C. Sept. 30 1865. (Descriptive Roll...
    • Artis, Kinchen; Kinchen Artis; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • Clark, Newcom

    • Portrait of Newcom Clark, 1861-1865. Enlisted in company K, Fourteenth Infantry, as First Sergeant, Dec. 15, 1861, at Oxford, for 3 years, age 25. Mustered Feb. 13, 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant June 16, 1862. Resigned May 20, 1863. ...
    • Clark, Newcom ;Newcom Clark; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry ;14th Michigan Infantry; First Michigan Colored Infantry ;1st Michigan Colored Infantry; first sergeant ; second lieutenant ; major ;...
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry
    • First Michigan Colored Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • At the start of the Civil War, Blacks were not allowed to serve in the Union Army although many were eager to do so. Although Congress authorized the raising of African-American regiments in 1862, it was not until early 1863—after the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Colored Infantry; 1st Michigan Colored Infantry

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