Battle Unit Details

UNION MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS

4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry (2nd organization)

Overview:
Organized at Adrian and Hudson, Mich., and mustered in October 14, 1864. Left State for Nashville, Tenn., October 22; thence moved to Decatur, Ala., October 26. Attached to District of Northern Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defences of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to May, 1866.

Service:
Defence of Decatur against Hood's attack October 28-30, 1864. Duty at Decatur till November 25. Actions near Maysville and near New Market, Ala., November 17. Duckett's Place, near Paint Rock River, November 19. Moved to Murfreesboro November 25-27. Hood's attack on Murfreesboro December 5-12. Picket duty and guarding supply trains till January 15, 1865. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., January 15, and duty there till March 23. Duty at Knoxville, Strawberry Plains, Bull's Gap, Jonesboro and Nashville, Tenn., till June 16. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 16-July 5; thence to Indianola, Texas, July 6-10. March to Green Lake and duty there till September 12. March to San Antonio September 12-24. Camp at Salada Creek till November. Provost duty at San Antonio and other points in Texas till May, 1866. Mustered out at Houston, Texas, May 26, and discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 10, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 7 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 141 Enlisted men by disease. Total 148.
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