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11th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry
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Michigan state flag
Active October 7, 1863 to July 20, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 11th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry was an cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 11th Michigan Cavalry was organized at Grand Rapids, Michigan between October 7 and October 10, 1863. Among its ranks was future Michigan politician and author Elroy M. Avery.

The regiment was consolidated with the 8th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment on July 20, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 24 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 114 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 142 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel

See also[]

  • List of Michigan Civil War Units
  • Michigan in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmicav.htm#11th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.

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