Military Service and History
State of Michigan & Bay County
 

 

1813 Invalid Pensioners - Michigan Territory
Pensions were paid at the seat of government in Washington, D.C. but the
person was residing in what is now Michigan.

1835 Michigan Territorial Pensioners
United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War,
in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of
the 5th and 30th of June, 1834,and the 3d of March, 1835,
In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States.
Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835.

1840 Census of Pensioners
for Revolutionary or Military Services
State of Michigan

Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Michigan
From Michigan Historical Records Compiled by the
Daughters of the American Revolution and
Research Conducted by the Michigan
 Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

Civil War

Michigan in the Civil War

Michigan Civil War Burials

Bay County in the Civil War

List of the names of Persons who are liable to do
military Duty residing in Bay County, Michigan, 1862 - 1869

List of Volunteers during the years 1861 - 1862
Support of the government and the suppression of the rebellion
during the years 1861 and 1862, not including a Regiment of Three
Months Volunteers, incomplete Regiments remaining in the state
or Recruits enlisting after July 1, 1862 in Regiments then in service.
Companies from this State which joined Regiments from other
States in 1861 are not included.  Compiled by Regiments by the
Adjutant-General's Office.

Bay County Civil War Enlistments
List of names taken from the reports of Draft Commissioners,
of men furnished by Counties from July 1862 to February 1863 to fill
required quota, preparatory to First Draft.  February 9, 1863.
Volume 1.  Barry to Lenawee inclusive.  Bay County's 109 records
were extracted and transcribed.

23rd Michigan Infantry, Company F
The Twenty Third, which had its rendezvous at East Saginaw, was filled by volunteers from the Sixth Congressional District, comprising the counties of Clinton, Shiawasee, Genesee, Gratiot, Saginaw, Tuscola, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Bay, Iosco, Alpena, Chippewa, Marquette, Houghton and Ontonagon.
Source: Don Harvey 23rd Regiment Michigan Infantry 1862-5

7th Michigan Cavalry, Company C

MyBayCity Article - Sep 18, 2003 - 7th Michigan Cavalry Civil War Roundtable
Information related to James Birney.

MyBayCity Article - Oct 25, 2003 - 7th Michigan Cavalry Civil War Roundtable
Information related to Benjamin Partridge.

7th Michigan Cavalry, Company G

Post Office Address of Soldiers Residing In Michigan in 1888

  U. S. Navy

23rd Michigan Infantry, Company F

7th Michigan Cavalry, Company C

7th Michigan Cavalry, Company F

7th Michigan Cavalry, Company G

The Grand Army of the Republic in Michigan

Grand Army of the Republic Posts - Bay Co.

No. 67  U.S. Grant (formerly Ralph W. Cummings), Bay City
No. 278  Henry S. Barnett, West Bay City
No. 407 Marshall W. Chapin, Auburn
No. 419 H. P. Merrill, Bay City
No. 265 Scully, Omer, Arenac County

MORE HEADSTONES: Another Installment
Received from the Government for Soldiers' Graves

The Evening Press, June 18th, 1889

NY Veterans of the CW who moved to MI
Roster No.3, New York Soldiers
by the Organization of New York Soldiers Living in Michigan
July 1891

Record of Civil War Soldier Burials 1887-1902 - Bay Co.


Bay County Civil War Graves Registration Project

National Civil War Graves Registration - Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Search the database for burials in Bay County.  Lists the date of enlistment and burial place.

Michigan List of Pensioners, 1883, Bay County
 List of veterans receiving pensions, pension number, amount of pension,
post office address and date of original pension for Bay County published in the Bay City Tribune, November 7, 1883.

Michigan List of Pensioners, 1883,  State Wide
Searchable database of pensioners living in the State of Michigan in 1883.
 Provides the amount of pension, post office address and date of original pension.

United States Soldiers of the Civil War, Census of Michigan
1 June 1894 - Statewide
Searchable database of veterans living in all Michigan Counties.
  

 Civil War Medicine
In the Eleventh Census chronic diarrhea and rheumatism are listed as
disabilities for a majority of the veterans.  Find out why this was so!!

Spanish American War

Spanish American War
 

In the spring of 1898 the United States entered the Spanish American War.   An American ship named the USS Main was sunk in
Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898. This event was the spark for the declaration of war. 
 
Michigan National Guard Units, the 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th and 35th Michigan Infantry were deployed.  Volunteers were added to the
units during the war.  A Naval Unit also served. The 35th did not leave the USA.
More deaths resulted from disease than battle. 
 
The names were extracted from:
Title: Michigan Volunteers of '98.
Published: Detroit, Michigan by G. F. Sterling & Co. in 1898.
 
6,893 named veterans served in Michigan Regiments
Each person's name, place of residence at sign up, regiment and company are listed plus rank.
 

WWI

~MICHIGAN SOLDIERS~
  from the book
 Soldiers of the Great War, WWI

            Compiled by W. M. Haulsee, F. G. Howe, and A. C. Doyle, Washington, D.C.:
                                  Soldiers Record Publishing Association, 1920. Volume II.
 

WWII

Official War Department List of WWII Casualties - Bay County

  Korean Conflict: NARA site list of Veterans from Michigan (listed by hometown) who died.

Michigan Residents who died as a result of the Vietnam War
Distant Cousin site list of U.S. Military Personnel Who Died as a result of the Vietnam conflict from the Combat Area Casualties Current File Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Record Group 330.  Search by first letter of the surname.

 

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