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Brief History

The 22nd Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Pontiac, Michigan and mustered in August 29, 1862. It was mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee on June 26, 1865. [1]

For a history of this regiment see Michigan in the War which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,661 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A - Many men from Oakland County - see Roster

Company B - Many men from Macomb County - see Roster

Company C - Many men from St. Clair County - see Roster

Company D - Many men from Oakland County - see Roster

Company E - Many men from St. Clair County - see Roster

Company F - Many men from Macomb County - see Roster

Company G - Many men from Macomb County - see Roster

Company H - Many men from Osceola Countyand Livingston County - see Roster

Company I - Many men from Oakland County and Livingston County - see Roster

Company K - Many men from Sanilac County and Oakland County - see Roster

Unassigned Company - Many men from Oakland County - see Roster

See Rosters, as there were men from many different Counties in these Companies.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Michigan in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Michigan in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Michigan, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Casamer, Douglas M., and Linda S. Champion. "The History of the Michigan 22nd Infantry Regiment and the Men Who Served" ( United States: s.n., 2006.) WorldCat .
  • Dean, Henry S. The relief of Chattanooga : a paper read before the Commandery of the State of Michigan, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States at Detroit, Mich., May 4, 1893. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6084685.
  • Michigan Adjutant General and George H. Turner. "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 [Twenty-Second Infantry]"  (Lansing, Michigan: Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, 1905). FHL Fiche 6084684Other Libraries.
  • Stewart, Charles L. "The 22nd Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment in the Civil War: 'The Marching Regiment'"  (Michigan: The Author?], 2004). WorldCat.
  • Seeking Michigan website. History of the 22nd Regiment, Michigan infantry with brief information about soldiers and officers. (Accessed 17 Aug 2011)
  • Southfield in the Civil War website. Gives a history of the regiment and some information on Soldiers in this regiment from Southfield, Michigan. (Accessed Aug. 17, 2011)

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 November 2010).

 

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