29th Regiment, Michigan InfantryEdit This Page
From FamilySearch Wiki
The 29th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at East Saginaw, Michigan and mustered in October 3, 1864. It was mustered out September 6, 1865. The men were discharged at Detroit, Michigan, September 12, 1865. 
For a history of this regiment see Michigan in the War Website which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.
- The Wikipedia article, 29th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 19 July 2012).
- The Civil War Archive section, 29th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 21 July 2012)
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
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.
See Rosters, as there were men from many different Counties in these Companies.
- 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 search-able 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.
- American Civil War-Michigan in the Civl War website. Information on battles, organization and officers. (accessed Aug 31, 2011)
- Michigan, and George H. Turner. Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 [Twenty-Ninth Infantry]. Lansing, Mich: Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, 1905. FHL Fiche 6084697. Other Libraries.
- Seeking Michigan website. Gives regimental history, information about battles and officers. Brief statement about soldiers. Also search for Civil war service records, civil war manuscripts and photgraphs. (Accessed 24 August 2011).
- This page was last modified on 21 May 2014, at 03:53.
- This page has been accessed 1,744 times.
Share Your Opinion!
Review redesigns of wiki pages and give your feedbackImprove the Wiki