Battle Unit Details

UNION MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS

23rd Regiment, Michigan Infantry

Overview:
Organized at East Saginaw, Mich., and mustered in September 13, 1862. Left State for Louisville, Ky., September 18. Attached to 38th Brigade, 12th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. District of Western Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2ad Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to February, 1865, and Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

Service:
Pursuit of Bragg's forces from Louisville to Crab Orchard, Ky., October 1-16, 1862. Moved to Bowling Green October 16-19, and duty there till May 29, 1863. Moved to Glasgow, Ky., May 29-31, thence to Tompkinsville, Ky., and duty there till July. Pursuit of Morgan July 4-26. Action at Paris, Ky., July 29. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. March into East Tennessee August 16-September 4. At Loudon till November. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Action at Ruff's Ferry November 14. Near Loudon November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Pursuit of Longstreet December 7-13. Duty at Strawberry Plains till January 14, 1864. Scott's Mill Road near Knoxville January 27. Expedition to Flat Creek February 1. Duty at Mossy Creek till April 26. March to Charleston April 26-30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstrations on Dalton, Ga., May 9-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Advance on Dallas May 18-25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 20. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 4-26. At Johnsonville till November 20. Nashville Campaign November-December. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 16, 1865. Movement to Washington, D. C., thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 16-February 16. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh, Greensboro and Salisbury to June. Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 70 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 257 Enlisted men by disease. Total 334.
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