Battle Unit Details

UNION MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS

29th Regiment, Michigan Infantry

Overview:
Organized at East Saginaw, Mich., and mustered in October 3, 1864. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., thence to Decatur, Ala., October, 1864. Attached to District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defences Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Defences Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, to February, 1865. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Sub-district, Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1865.

Service:
Defence of Decatur against Hood's attack October 26-29, 1864. Garrison duty at Decatur, Ala., till November 24. Moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn., November 24-27. Siege of Murfreesboro December 5-12. Winchester Church December 12. Near Murfreesboro December 13. Murfreesboro December 13-14. Moved to Anderson December 27 and assigned to duty guarding Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till July, 1865. Moved to Dechard, thence to Murfreesboro, Tenn., and garrison duty there till September 6. Mustered out September 6 and discharged at Detroit, Mich., September 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 65 Enlisted men by disease. Total 72.
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