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28th Regiment, Michigan Infantry

Organized at Kalamazoo and Marshall, Mich., by consolidation of 28th and 29th Michigan Infantry on October 26, 1864. Moved to Louisville, Ky., October 26-29, and duty there till November 10. Moved to Camp Nelson, Ky.; thence guard trains to Nashville, Tenn., November 10-December 5. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio to February, 1865, and Dept. of North Carolina to April, 1865. District of Raleigh, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to August, 1865. District of Wilmington, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, to January, 1866. District of New Berne, N. C., to June, 1865.

SERVlCE.-Occupation of Nashville, Tenn., during Hood's investment, December 5-14, 1864. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 11, 1865. Moved to Louisville, Ky., January 11-18, thence to Alexandria, Va., January 18-25. Duty there till February 19. Moved to Morehead City, thence to Newberne, N. C., February 19-25. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 1-21. Battle of Wise's Fork March 8-10. Kinston March 14. 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 in District of Raleigh, Hardin County, N. C., till August. In District of Wilmington, Crook County, N. C., to October, and in District of Newberne, N. C., till June, 1866. Mustered out June 6, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 126 Enlisted men by disease. Total 133.
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