30th Regiment, Michigan Infantry

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The 30th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Detroit, Michigan, for 12 months' service in the State. It was&nbsp;mustered in January 9, 1865. The regiment was mustered out June 30, 1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 November 2010).</ref>  
 
The 30th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Detroit, Michigan, for 12 months' service in the State. It was&nbsp;mustered in January 9, 1865. The regiment was mustered out June 30, 1865. <ref name="cwss">National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System] (accessed 4 November 2010).</ref>  
  
For a history of this regiment see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/infantry/30thinf.htm Michigan in the Civil War Website ]which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.  
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For a history of this regiment see [http://www.migenweb.org/michiganinthewar/index.htm Michigan in the Civil War Website ]which gives a brief history, places served, battles fought, commanders and company rosters.  
  
 
*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30th_Michigan_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 30th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 19 July 2012).<br>  
 
*The Wikipedia article, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30th_Michigan_Volunteer_Infantry_Regiment 30th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment], (accessed 19 July 2012).<br>  

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Brief History

The 30th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Detroit, Michigan, for 12 months' service in the State. It was mustered in January 9, 1865. The regiment was mustered out June 30, 1865. [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.


Companies inthis Regiment with the Counties of Origin

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,379 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 Washtenaw County and Allegan County - see Roster

Company B - Many men from Macomb County - see Roster

Company C - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster

Company D - Many men from Lenawee County - see Roster

Company E - Many men from Ingham County - see Roster

Company F - Many men from Oakland County - see Roster

Company G - Many men from Hillsdale County - see Roster

Company H - Many men from Kalamazoo County - see Roster

Company I - Many men from Genesee County - see Roster

Company K - Many men from Genesee County and Clinton County - see Roster

Unassigned Company - Many men from Berrien Countyand Cass County - see Roster

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

Source Material

  • Michigan, and George H. Turner. Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865 [Thirtieth Infantry]. Lansing, Mich: Michigan Adjutant-General's Dept, 1905. FHL Fiche 6084698. Other Libraries
  • Fish, Arthur H. Diary of Events in the Sourthern Confederacy As Seen with a Soldier's Eye. 1864. World Cat
  • Seeking Michigan Website. Gives history of the regiment and brief information on soldiers in this regiment.  (Accessed August 30, 2011)
  • 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.

References

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