Battle Unit Details

UNION MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS

3rd Regiment, Michigan Infantry (2nd organization)

Overview:
Organized at Grand Rapids, Adrian and Pontiac, Mich., August 24 to October 12, 1864. Mustered in October 15, 1864. Left State for Decatur, Ala., October 20. Attached to District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defences of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to May, 1866.

Service:
Defence of Decatur, Ala., against Hood's attack October 26-30, 1864. Duty at Decatur till November 25. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., November 25-27, and duty there till January 16, 1865. Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12, 1864. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., January 16, 1865; thence to Nashville, Tenn., January 31, and to Huntsville, Ala., February 6. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 16-April 17. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., April 20-24, and duty there till June 15. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 15-July 5; thence to Indianola, Texas, July 6-10. March to Green Lake and duty there till September 12. March to San Antonio September 12-26. Guard and provost duty at San Antonio, Gonzales and Victoria till May, 1866. Mustered out at Victoria May 26 and discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 10, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 1 Officer and 163 Enlisted men by disease. Total 165.
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