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  • Minnesota in the Civil War     

Regiments

Organized at St. Paul and Rochester, Minnesota, September 1864 to February 1865.
Mustered out: September 27, 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Organized at St. Cloud, St. Peters and Fort Snelling, Minnesota, October 9 to December 30, 1862.
Mustered out: October 20 to December 7, 1863 at Fort Ripley and Fort Snelling,Minnesota.

Organized under first call at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.

Mustered out: July 15, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Organized at Fort Snellng, Minn., November 21, 1861.
Mustered out: July 1, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnespta, December 5, 1863, to January 5, 1864.
Mustered out: Headquarters at Fort Snelling, till May, 1866. Companies "B," "C," "D," "E," "F," "G," "I" and "M" November 17 to December 29, 1865, Company "A" April 2, 1866, Company "H" April 28, 1866, and Companies "K" and "L" May 4, 1866.
Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and mustered in by Companies as follows: "A" and "B" June 26, "D" and "E" July 5, "F" and "G" July 8, "H" July 15, "I" July 20, and "K" August 23, 1861.
Mustered out: July 11, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, March 21, 1862.
Mustered out: August 16, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, October 2 to November 14, 1861.
Mustered out: September 16, 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota from the enlisted men of the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Regiments, Minnesota Infantry, February 2 to May 1, 1863.
Mustered out: 1st Section at Fort Abercrombie, rest of Battery at Fort Wadsworth till February, 1866. Mustered out February 27, 1866.

Organized by Companies at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, as follows:
Company "A" mustered in October 4, 1861.
Company "B" October 2, 1861.
Company "C" mustered in October 7, 1861. Also moved to Fort Ridgly and garrison duty there till March, 1862.
Company "D" mustered in October 10, 1861. Moved to Fort Abercrombie, D. T., and duty there till March, 1862.
Company "E" mustered in November 27, 1861.
Company "F" mustered in October 11, 1861.
Company "G" mustered in November 22, 1861. Moved to Fort Abercrombie and duty there till March, 1862.
Company "H" mustered in December 20, 1861.
Company "I" mustered in December 23, 1861.
Company "K" mustered in December 23, 1861. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June 2-3. Duty there till July 19.
May 2-14. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, May to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division. 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
Mustered out: July 19 and discharged at St. Paul, Minn., August 7, 1865.

Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., March 15 to April 30, 1862.
Mustered out: Duty at Montgomery, Selma and Demopolis, Alabama, till August and mustered out September 6, 1865.

Organized at Camp Release and Fort Snelling, Minnesota, September 29 to November 20, 1862.
Mustered out: August 19, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.

Organized at Camp Release, Fort Snelling and St. Peter, Minnesota, August 16 to October 30, 1862.
Mustered out: August 16, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.

Organized in the summer and fall of 1862 and was mustered in by companies.
Mustered out July 11, 1865 at Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    Organized at Camp Release, Hutchinson, St. Peter, Fort Snelling, Glencoe and Fort Ridgly, August 15 to October 31, 1862.
    Mustered out: August 24, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.


Organized at Garden City, Winnebago Agency, Fort Snelling and St. Paul, Minnesota, August 12 to November 15, 1862.
Mustered out: August 18, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.


Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, August and September, 1864.
Mustered out: June 26, 1865, and discharged at St. Paul July 11, 1865.


Companies "A," "B" and "C" organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., as 1st, 2nd and 3rd Companies, Minnesota Light Cavalry, September to November, 1861. Patrol duty from Sioux City to Fort Randall, Headquarters at Sioux City, October, 1865, to May, 1866.
Mustered out: June 1, 1866.

Organized at Fort Snelling and St. Paul, Minnesota.
Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" July 25 to September, 1863.
Company "E" mustered August 31, 1864.
Company "F" mustered September 1, 1864.
Mustered out April 26 to June 22, 1866.

  • Unassigned Minnesota Volunteers

"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit.



REGIMENTAL HISTORIES 

 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery
1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers)


1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry


History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864, Searles, Jasper Newton (1916/1993). FHL US/CAN Fiche 6118044 Internet Archives book. FHL US/CAN Fiche 6118044.


Minnesota history bulletin, Volume 1, Solon Justus Buck and Theodore Christian Blegen, (Minnesota Historical Society, 1916).  Google book.   Internet Archives book.


History of the First regiment Minnesota volunteer infantry, 1861-1864, Matthew F. Taylor, (     Stillwater, Minnesota: Eastman and Masterson, [1916]). Internet Archives book.


History of the first regiment Minnesota volunteer infantry, 1861-1864, with maps and illustrations, Return Ira Holcombe, (1916/1987). FHL US/CAN Book 977.6 M2h


The last full measure : the life and death of the First Minnesota Volunteers, Richard Moe (New York : Henry Holt, 1993). Libraries with this book.

History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864, R.I. Holcombe(Hudson, WI : St. Croix Valley Civil War Round Table, 2006). Libraries with this book


The last full measure : the life and death of the First Minnesota Volunteers, Richard Moe (New York : Henry Holt, 1993). Libraries with this book.


WEBSITES

A Short History of the First Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment  Includes a searchable roster of the soldiers in the 1st Regiment along with photos and battle casualties.

1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Wikipedia

First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment  Includes a history and links to other sites.

Rootsweb  First Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Civil War Index    Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.  
 

1st Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery

WEBSITES

1st Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery, Wikipedia

Minnesota Historical Society  Brief history of the Light Artillery in the Civil War.  Has links to secondary sources.

Research OnLine 1st Minnesota Light Artillery Battery

Rootsweb First Battery Light Artillery history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry

FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY AND WORLD CAT

A drummer-boy's diary : comprising four years of service with the Second Regiment Minnesota Veteran Volunteers, 1861 to 1865

Bircher, William

1889/1993

FHL US/CAN Fiche  6118047  World Cat entry.

Narrative and rosters of the Minnesota Mounted Rangers & Cavalry (Roseville, MN : Park Genealogical Books, [199-?]). World Cat entry.

WEBSITES

Research OnLine 2nd Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. 

Rootsweb Second Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry history and roster of men from Wabasha County.



2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY AND WORLD CAT

Official records concerning the Second Regiment, Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry Bishop, Judson Wade

1887/1993

FHL US/CAN Fiche
6118048


The story of a regiment : being a narrative of the service of the Second Regiment, Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War of 1861-1865, Judson Wade Bishop and Newell L Chester (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1993).FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Fiche 6118049.



The Story of a regiment [...] the Second Minnesota Regiment, Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 : with history of Judson Bishop and additional chapters, Newell L Chester and Judson Wade Bishop (St. Cloud, Minnesota : North Star Press of St. Cloud, c2000) FHL Collection FHL US/CAN Book 977.6 M2cn   World Cat entry.

WEBSITES

2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Wiikpedia

Research OnLine Second Regiment.

Rootsweb Second Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Civil War Index  Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


2nd Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery

WEBSITES
Rootsweb  Second Battery Light Artillery roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine Second Independent Battery


3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY

History of the Third Regiment Infantry, Minnesota Volunteers : with the final record of the original regiment

Lombard, C. W

1869/1993

FHL US/CAN Fiche
6118054

WEBSITES

Rootsweb Third Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine  Third Independent Infantry

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


3rd Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery

WEBSITES

Rootsweb Third Battalion Artillery roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine  Third Independent Battery


4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY AND WORLD CAT

History of the Fourth Regiment of Minnesota Infantry Volunteers during the great rebellion, 1861-1865,

Brown, Alonzo Leighton

1892/1978

FHL US/CAN Film
1036209 Item 4  

History of the Fourth Regiment of Minnesota Infantry Volunteers during the great rebellion, 1861-1865

Brown, Alonzo Leighton

1892/1993

FHL US/CAN Fiche
6118055 (8 fiche)

A history of the Fourth Regimental Band and musicians of the Fourth Minnesota Infantry Volunteers during the War of the Great Rebellion, 1861-1865, Dwight A Gardstrom (1989). Thesis.  World Cat entry.

WEBSITES

Rootsweb Fourth Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine 4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb  Fifth Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Narrative and rosters of the Fifth Minnesota Regiment, Lucius F Hubbard (Roseville, MN : Park Genealogical Books, [199-?]).  World Cat entry.

A historical study of the Fifth Minnesota Infantry Regiment in the Civil War, Peter C Schmidt (1963). Thesis  World cat entry.

The American Civil War Unit History

Findagrave  List of known burial locations of Company B, 5th Minnesota Infantry soldiers

  • 5th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment  Website dedicated to the Minnesota 5th Regiment.  Contains rosters of all the companies, short biographies and/or photos of some of the soldiers, and links to other sites about the 5th.
  • Research OnLine 6th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment
  • Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.

    6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

History of the Company E, of the Sixth Minnesota Regiment of Volunteer Infantry
Hill, A. J. (Alfred James)

1899/1993

FHL US/CAN Fiche
6118057 (1 fiche)

Narrative and rosters of the Sixth Minnesota Regiment, C W Johnson (Roseville, MN : Park Genealogical Books, [199-?]). World Cat entry.

Rootsweb Sixth Reigment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine  6th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.

7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb  Seventh Regiment roster of the men from Wabasha County.  

Research OnLine  7th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Narrative and rosters of the Seventh Minnesota Regiment (Roseville, MN : Park Genealogical Books, [199-?]).  World Cat entry.

Civil War Index  Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb Eighth Reigment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine  8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index  Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb Ninth Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine 9th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb Tenth Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.
Research OnLine     10th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry

Rootsweb Eleventh Regiment history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Webb-Deiss Research    A website by Loren Webb and Harvey Webb  Company D, 11th Regiment Minnesota Infantry Volunteers.  Brief descriptions and biographies of the enlisted men. Has sources. 

Research OnLine  11th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War Index Website with detailed Minnesota regimental histories.


Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry

Brackett's battalion : Minnesota cavalry in the Civil War and Dakota War 1861-1866, Kurt D. Bergemann, (St. Paul, Minnesota : Minnesota Historical Society, c2004), 196 p.

FHL US/CAN Book

977.6 M2bk

Rootsweb Brackett's Battalion history and a roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine     Bracketts Battalion Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry


Hatch's Independent Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry

Rootsweb  Roster of the men from Wabasha County.

Research OnLine     Hatchs Battalion Minnesota Volunteer Cavalry

Unassigned Minnesota Volunteers


BOOKS ABOUT ALL OF MINNESOTA

  • Minnesota in the Civil War: An Illustrated History, Kenneth Carley, Richard Moe (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2000).  Book of battle histories, photographs, short biographies and a roster of the different regiments with their officers, beginning on page 204. Google book (Not all pages are shown). WorldCat book.







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