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    • Tenth Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The flag you see here hung in the Capitol from a staff surmounted by a gold eagle which bore an engraved silver plate. Everyone assumed it was the regiment's original flag. But closer inspection--possible only after the flags were removed from the...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Tenth Michigan Infantry; 10th Michigan Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • Twenty-Second Michigan Infantry (Regimental) Battle Flag

    • Drawing volunteers from the Oakland, Macomb and Lapeer counties, the regiment was mustered into service at Pontiac in August 1862. The regiment was raised and commanded by Colonel Moses Wisner, governor of Michigan from 1859 to 1860. On September...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; 22nd Infantry; Twenty-Second Infantry
    • 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
    • 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
    • 22nd Michigan Infantry - Page 010

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Twenty-Second 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; 22nd Michigan Infantry; Twenty-Second 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
    • 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
    • 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-Third Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry was mustered into service at East Saginaw on September 13, 1862 and mustered out on June 28, 1865. This flag was probably the regiment's last flag and used during the final months of the war.
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Twenty-Third Michigan Infantry; 23rd Michigan Infantry
    • 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
    • 16th Michigan Infantry - Page 030

    • This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the Sixteenth 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; 16th Michigan Infantry; Sixteenth Michigan Infantry;
    • Second Michigan Infantry (National) Battle Flag

    • The Second entered Petersburg, Virginia, in the early morning of 3 April 1865, on the heels of the First Michigan Sharpshooters. The Second raised the second Union flag over Petersburg—the flag seen here—over the Customs House. This flag was issued...
    • American Civil War; battle flags; Second Michigan Infantry; 2nd 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

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