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1st Regiment Michigan Volunteer Engineers and Mechanics
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Michigan state flag
Active October 29, 1861 to September 22, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Engineer
Engagements Battle of Mill Springs (Companies D, F, G)
Siege of Corinth
Battle of Perryville
Battle of Bentonville

The 1st Regiment Michigan Volunteer Engineers and Mechanics was an engineer regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 1st Michigan Engineers was organized at Marshall, Michigan and mustered into service on October 29, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on September 22, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

Over its existence, the regiment carried a total of 2962 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The regiment lost 1 officer and 12 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded, and 351 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 364 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel William P. Innes[3]

See also[]

  • List of Michigan Civil War Units
  • Michigan in the American Civil War
  • Mark Hoffman, My Brave Mechanics: The Michigan Engineers and their Civil War (Wayne State University Press, 2007)

Notes[]

  1. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/rosters.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 4, 2007)
  2. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiarty.htm 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 July 4, 2007.
  3. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/engineers/1enga.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 4, 2007)

References[]


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