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    • Eighth Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • Organized at Mount Clemens, this regiment was sent to Kentucky in May 1863 to chase General John Morgan, whose rebel raiders were terrorizing Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Before the regiment left for Kentucky, the ladies of Mount Clemens gave the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Eighth Michigan Cavalry; 8th Michigan Cavalry
    • Seventh Michigan Cavalry Battle Flag

    • Organized in 1863 at Grand Rapids, the Seventh was part of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade under the command of the "Boy General" from Monroe, Michigan—George Armstrong Custer. Each company or troop within a cavalry regiment carried a swallowtail...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Seventh Michigan Cavalry; 7th Michigan Cavalry
    • 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
    • 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
    • Twelfth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Twelfth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized at Niles and mustered into service in March 1862. Julie Bretschneider--whose husband Robert fought with the Second and the Twelfth--sewed the flag by hand and embroidered the motto...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twelfth Michigan Infantry; 12th 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....
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • This flag was carried by the Twenty-Sixth, which was mustered into service at Jackson on 12 December 1862. Although the regiment saw most of its action in Virginia, it was also sent to help put down draft riots in New York City in 1863. The troops...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Sixth Michigan Infantry; 26th Michigan Infantry
    • 05th Michigan Cavalry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Fifth Michigan Cavalry regiment. 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; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page 047

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry regiment. 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 Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
    • 01st Michigan Infantry - Page 090

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Infantry regiment. 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 Infantry; 1st Michigan Infantry
    • First Michigan Light Artillery - Page 016

    • This volume follows the First Michigan Light Artillery regiment. 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 Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery
    • 05th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Fifth Michigan Infantry. 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; 5th Michigan Infantry; Fifth Michigan Infantry
    • 14th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Fourteenth Michigan Infantry. 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; 14th Michigan Infantry; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry;
    • 19th Michigan Infantry - Page 002

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Nineteenth Michigan Infantry. 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; 19th Michigan Infantry; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry;

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