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23rd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry
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Michigan state flag
Active September 13, 1862 to June 28, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Knoxville
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Siege of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Campaign of the Carolinas

The 23rd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 23rd Michigan Infantry was mustered into Federal service at East Saginaw, Michigan on September 13, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out of service on June 28, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 3 officers and 70 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 257 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 334 fatalities.[1]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel David Jerome, a future Governor of Michigan

See also[]

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

Notes[]

  1. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf3.htm#23rd 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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