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Michigan Infantry, 5th Regiment, Company G records

Identifier: c-00411

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a photocopy of a Civil War muster roll of Company G, 5th Regiment, Michigan Volunteers.


  • undated


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The 5th Regiment, Michigan Infantry was organized at Detroit, Michigan, and mustered in August 28, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., September 11. Attached to Richardson's Brigade, Heintzelman's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Berry's 3rd Brigade, Kearny's 3rd Division, 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade. 3rd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1865. The regiment fought in many battles in the eastern theater among them the Peninsula Campaign, Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Appomattox Court House where General Lee surrendered. Sixteen officers and 247 enlisted men were killed during service; three officers and 183 enlisted men died from disease. (Retrieved from on September 19, 2013).


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 folder)

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Custodial History

Gift of Vera Fields Haney, 1967-08-24.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Michigan Infantry, 5th Regiment, Company G Records
4 Published And Cataloged
C. Sherman
March 1968
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US