Michigan Civil War Union Colored Troops

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


Mustered out September 30, 1865: Charleston, South Carolina.


Other Sources

  • Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861–1865. 46 vols. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1905. (Family History Library book 977.4 M2r; on 4 films.) Contains a roster of the 1st Michigan Colored Infantry. Brief service records of Michigan soldiers.For an index of names listed in these volumes use:
-Alphabetical General Index to Public Library Sets of 85,271 Names of Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Individual Records. Lansing, Michigan: Michigan Secretary of State, 1915. (Family History Library book 977.4 M2a; film 915948.)


  • O'den, Jeffery and Raymond Herek. "Michigan Soldiers of Color" in Michigan History Magazine, July/August 2011.