|12th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||December 9, 1861 to February 15, 1866|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Siege of Vicksburg
The 12th Michigan Infantry was organized at Niles, Dowagiac, and Buchanan, Michigan and was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment between December 9, 1861 and March 5, 1862 .
The regiment was mustered out on February 15, 1866.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 1 officer and 52 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 372 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 428 fatalities.
- List of Michigan Civil War Units
- Michigan in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf2.htm#12th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
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