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    • 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
    • 01st Michigan Cavalry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Cavalry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Cavalry; 1st Michigan Cavalry
    • Twenty-First Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-first Volunteer Infantry Regiment fought in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. After the Civil War, regiments were ordered to return their battle flags to the state. The flag displayed here, painted with the names of the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-First Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry
    • Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This battle flag—the second national flag of this regiment—survived thirty-three engagements. During the siege of Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1861, William Gundlach planted the flag on the enemy works and fought off the rebels with his revolver. He...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd Michigan Infantry
    • 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
    • 01st Michigan Cavalry - Page 006

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the First Michigan Cavalry. The series is a compilation of the military history of each soldier of the Civil War who was a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of enlistment.
    • American Civil War; Regimental Histories; Soldiers; First Michigan Cavalry; 1st Michigan Cavalry
    • 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
    • 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
    • Fourth Michigan Cavalry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • The Fourth mustered in at Detroit in August 1862 under the command of Robert H. G. Minty. In November 1864, after the Fourth had been in the field for more than two years, this flag—bearing 40 battle honors—was sent to the regiment by the "Ladies...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Fourth Michigan Cavalry; 4th Michigan Cavalry

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