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30th Michigan Infantry
in the American Civil War
|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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