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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Seventeenth Michigan Infantry (Guidons) Battle Flags

    • Mustered into service in Detroit on 26 August 1862, the Seventeenth fought its first battle at South Mountain, Maryland. There, the untried troops drove the enemy from a stone wall, earning the nickname of the "Stonewall Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; 17th Michigan Infantry
    • Seventeenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Mustered into service in Detroit on 26 August 1862, the Seventeenth fought its first battle at South Mountain, Maryland. There, the untried troops drove the enemy from a stone wall, earning the nickname of the "Stonewall Regiment."
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; 17th Michigan Infantry
    • Seventeenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • Mustered into service in Detroit on 26 August 1862, the Seventeenth fought its first battle at South Mountain, Maryland. There, the untried troops drove the enemy from a stone wall, earning the nickname of the "Stonewall Regiment." This flag was a...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; 17th Michigan Infantry
    • Seventeenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • Mustered into service on 26 August 1862 in Detroit, the Seventeenth earned the name "Stonewall Regiment" for its bravery when its inexperienced troops drove the enemy from a stone wall at South Mountain on 14 September 1862. Three soldiers won...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventeenth Michigan Infantry; 17th Michigan Infantry
    • Seventh Michigan Cavalry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Organized in the winter of 1863 at Grand Rapids, the Seventh became part of the famous Michigan Cavalry Brigade under the dashing "boy general," George Armstrong Custer of Monroe, Michigan. Consisting of the First, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Michigan...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry
    • Fourteenth Michigan Infantry Battle Flag

    • The Fourteenth was mustered into service in February 1862 at Ypsilanti with troops from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso and Detroit. Sent to Tennessee, the regiment was issued horses and pressed into duty as "mounted infantry" to scout, defend...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry
    • Fourteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Fourteenth was mustered into service in February 1862 at Ypsilanti with troops from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso and Detroit. Sent to Tennessee, the regiment was issued horses and pressed into duty as "mounted infantry" to scout, defend...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry
    • Fourteenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Fourteenth was mustered into service in February 1862 at Ypsilanti with troops from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso and Detroit. Sent to Tennessee, the regiment was issued horses and pressed into duty as "mounted infantry" to scout, defend...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry
    • Fourteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Fourteenth was mustered into service in February 1862 at Ypsilanti with troops from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso and Detroit. Sent to Tennessee, the regiment was issued horses and pressed into duty as "mounted infantry" to scout, defend...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry
    • Fourteenth Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Fourteenth was mustered into service in February 1862 at Ypsilanti with troops from Grand Rapids, Lansing, Owosso and Detroit. Sent to Tennessee, the regiment was issued horses and pressed into duty as "mounted infantry" to scout, defend...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; 14th Michigan Infantry
    • Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Sixth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Kalamazoo in August 1861 but did not receive its two flags—both bearing the motto "Do Your Duty"—until after the troops left Michigan.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry
    • Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Sixth Michigan Infantry was mustered into service in Kalamazoo in August 1861 but did not receive its two flags—both bearing the motto "Do Your Duty"—until after the troops left Michigan.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Sixth Michigan Infantry; 6th Michigan Infantry
    • Third Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag (side A)

    • The Third was formed at Grand Rapids with troops from there as well as Lansing, Lyons and Saranac and was mustered into service in 1861. The troops received this blue regimental flag, hand embroidered in white floss with an eagle on both sides.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Third Michigan Infantry; 3rd Michigan Infantry
    • Third Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag (side B)

    • The Third was formed at Grand Rapids with troops from there as well as Lansing, Lyons and Saranac and was mustered into service in 1861. The troops received this blue regimental flag, hand embroidered in white floss with an eagle on both sides.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Third Michigan Infantry; 3rd Michigan Infantry

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