15th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Michigan state flag
Active October 16, 1861 to August 18, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Corinth
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 15th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 15th Michigan Infantry was organized at Ypsilanti and Detroit, Michigan between October 16, 1861 and March 13, 1862 and was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on March 20, 1862 .

The regiment was mustered out of service on August 18, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The regiment suffered 3 officers and 60 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 268 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 335 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf2.htm#15th 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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