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30th Michigan Infantry
in the American Civil War

Regimental History
Thirtieth Michigan Infantry. Col., Grover S. Wormer; Lieut. -Col., John D. Summer; Maj., Samuel E. Graves. This regiment was organized at Detroit and was mustered in Jan. 9, 1865, for one year. It did not leave the state, having been organized for the protection of the frontier from Confederate refugees in Canada, who, with their sympathizers there, were threatening the cities along the boundary of the United States. The officers had all seen service at the front and many of the men in the ranks had been in active service. Cos. A and B were stationed at Fort Gratiot, D at St. Clair, E at Wyandotte, K at Jackson, H at Fenton, G in Detroit, and C, F and I at Detroit barracks. The regiment was mustered out June 30, 1865. Its original strength was 1,001. Loss by disease, 1 officer and 17 men.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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