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linked Editing 1st Regiment, United States Lancers, Michigan Cavalry
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A - Many men from [[Wayne_County,_Michigan|Wayne County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancera.htm Roster]
Company B - Many men from [[Oakland_County,_Michigan|Oakland County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerb.htm Roster]
Company C - Many men from [[Kent_County,_Michigan|Kent County]] and [[Wayne_County,_Michigan|Wayne Counties County]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerc.htm Roster]
Company D - Many men from Essex County - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerd.htm Roster]
Company E - Many men from [[Saginaw_County,_Michigan|Saginaw County ]] and Wisconsin - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancere.htm Roster]
Company F - Many men from [[Lenawee_County,_Michigan|Lenawee County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerf.htm Roster]
Company G - Many men from [[St._Clair_County,_Michigan|St. Clair County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerg.htm Roster]
Company H - Many men from [[Wayne_County,_Michigan|Wayne County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerh.htm Roster]
Unassigned Company - Many men from [[Wayne_County,_Michigan|Wayne County ]] - see [http://www.michiganinthewar.org/cavalry/lancerun.htm Roster]
See Rosters, as there were men from many different Counties in these Companies
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