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Brief History

  • The 9th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry was organized at Coldwater, Michigan, January 8 to May 19, 1863. It was mustered out July 21, 1865 at Concord, North Carolina[1]
  • . For a history of this regiment see Michigan in the Civil War Website which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.
  • The Civil War Archive section, 9th Regiment Cavalry, (accessed 12 July 2012).
  • The Wikipedia article, 9th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, (accessed 12 July 2012).

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,748 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 Jackson County - see Roster

Company B - Many men from Lenawee County - see Roster

Company C - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster

Company D - Many men from Monroe County - see Roster

Company E - Many men from Van Buren County - see Roster

Company F - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster

Company G - Many men from Wayne County and Branch County - see Roster

Company H - Many men from Lapeer County and Wayne County - see Roster

Company I - Many men from Branch County - see Roster

Company K - Many men from  Saginaw County - see Roster

Company L - Many men from Cass County and Branch County - see Roster

Company M - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster

Unassigned Company - Many men from Wayne 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.
  • Michigan, and George H. Turner. "Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 [Ninth Cavalry]"  (Lansing, Mich: Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, 1905.) FHL Fiche 6084617 Other Libraries
  • Ransom, John L. Andersonville diary : escape and list of dead, with name, co., regiment, date of death and no. of grave in cemetery. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993), FHL fiche 6084618 and (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1969), FHL film 496476 Item 4


References

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

 

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