19th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|19th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||September 5, 1862 to June 10, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
Battle of Brentwood
The 19th Michigan Infantry was mustered into Federal service at Dowagiac, Michigan on September 5, 1862. Among the soldiers was Frank Baldwin, who would go on to become one of only nineteen men to ever receive two Medal of Honor citations, one for the Civil War and another after the war while fighting the Indians in the U.S. Cavalry.
The regiment was mustered out of service on June 10, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 7 officers and 88 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 160 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 255 fatalities.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiinf2.htm#19th 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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