|26th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||December 12, 1862 to June 4, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of the Wilderness|
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Sailor's Creek
The 26th Michigan Infantry was mustered into Federal service at Jackson, Michigan on December 12, 1862. The regiment participated in the suppression of the New York Draft Riots in July, 1863.
The regiment was mustered out of service on June 4, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 3 officers and 115 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 159 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 280 fatalities.
- List of Michigan Civil War Units
- Michigan in the American Civil War
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf3.htm#26th 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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