This is the first Union flag to fly over Petersburg, the last rebel stronghold in Virginia. On 3 April 1865, after a nine-month siege, Petersburg fell to the Union. The First Michigan Sharpshooters, an elite regiment of marksmen, were the first...
American Civil War; battle flags; First Michigan Sharpshooters; 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
This volume follows the Michigan volunteers in the 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; 2nd Michigan Infantry; Second Michigan Infantry