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The information in this list of Minnesota Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). The CWSS web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

Regiments

  • 1st Minnesota Company Sharpshooters
    Organized at Fort Snelling under the authority of the Secretary of War on 5 Oct. 1861.
    Assigned as Company “A,” 2nd United States Sharpshooters on February 10, 1862.
  • 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry
    Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnespta, December 5, 1863, to January 5, 1864.
    Mustered out: Headquarters at Fort Snelling, till May, 1866.
  • 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and mustered in by Companies from June 26 to August 23, 1861.
    Mustered out: July 11, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, October 2 to November 14, 1861.
    Mustered out: September 16, 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
  • 3rd Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery
    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.
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.
  • 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    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.
  • 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    Organized at Camp Release and Fort Snelling, Minnesota, September 29 to November 20, 1862.
    Mustered out: August 19, 1865 at St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • 7th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    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.
  • 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    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.
  • 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    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.
  • 11th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry
    Organized at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, August and September, 1864.
    Mustered out: June 26, 1865, and discharged at St. Paul July 11, 1865.


 

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