1st Regiment, United States Lancers, Michigan Cavalry
Brief History[edit | edit source]
The 1st Regiment, United States Lancers, Michigan was organized at: Detroit, Saginaw and St. John, Michigan from November 30, 1861 to February 20, 1862. It was mustered out: March 20, 1862.
1st Regiment, United States Lancers, Michigan Cavalry article on Wikipedia gives a brief history of the unit
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
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 - see Roster
Company B - Many men from Oakland County - see Roster
Company C - Many men from Kent and Wayne Counties - see Roster
Company D - Many men from Essex County - see Roster
Company E - Many men from Saginaw County and Wisconsin - see Roster
Company F - Many men from Lenawee County - see Roster
Company G - Many men from St. Clair County - see Roster
Company H - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster
Unassigned Company - Many men from Wayne County - see Roster
See Rosters, as there were men from many different Counties in these Companies
Source Material[edit | edit source]
- United States War Department. "United States. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations". (Washington: National Archives and Records Service, 1964)
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 November 2010).