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Michigan Men on The Sultana
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SurnameGivenRankCompanyRegimentPost OfficeCountyKilled Lost LivedRecord Of ServiceLoss Of SultanaExtra NotesWeb Page
BarnumJohn P.privateE18th Michigan InfantryFranklinOaklandKilledBarnum, John P., Franklin. Enlisted in company E, Eighteenth Infantry, Aug. 6, 1862, at Tecumseh, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Aug. 26, 1862. Killed in explosion of Steamer "Sultana" near Memphis, Tenn., April 27, 1865.Official ListNo Pension found. Listed in National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 M545 roll 2 - listed as killed on Sultana other records 
BrownJohn W.privateH5th Michigan CavalryCommerceOaklandlivedBrown, John, Commerce. Enlisted in company H, Fifth Cavalry, Aug. 21, 1862, at Corunna, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered Aug. 30, 1862. Promoted Sergeant. Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., June 19, 1865.Official List  
DayJohn P.corporal L8th Michigan CavalryTroyOaklandlivedDay, John P., Troy. Enlisted incompany L, Eighth Cavalry, April 14, 1863, at Troy, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered April 23,1863. Corporal. Taken prisoner on Stoneman raid Aug. 3, 1864. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., June 8, 1865.Official List  
FarmerJohn C.privateG8th Michigan Cavalry OaklandunknownFarmer, John C. Enlisted in company G, Eighth Cavalry, Jan. 14, 1864, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Jan. 27, 1864. Joined regiment at Mt. Sterling, Ky., Feb. 27, 1864. Missing on raid to Macon, Ga., Aug. 8, 1864. No further record.Official ListListed as John Farrer in Official List in book Loss of the Sultana and in Company K. 
MasonGeorge R.privateE18th Michigan InfantryFranklinOaklandKilledMason, George R., Franklin. Enlisted in company E, Eighteenth Infantry, Aug. 8, 1862, at Tecumseh, for 3 years, age 23. Mustered. Aug. 26, 1862. Taken prisoner at Athens, Ala., Sept. 24, 1864. Killed in explosion of steamer "Sultana" near Memphis, Tenn., April 27, 1865.Official List  
NortonJohn E.privateA5th Michigan CavalryPontiacOaklandlivedNorton, John E., Pontiac. Enlisted in company A, Fifth Cavalry, as Sergeant, Aug. 20, 1862, at Pontiac, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Aug. 26, 1862. Missing in action at Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, I863. Taken prisoner at Trevillian Station, Va., June 11, 1864. Honorably discharged at Detroit, Mich., July 7, 1865. Died Nov., 1898.Official ListLived at 62 Duffield Street Detroit Wayne County by 1892.REMINISCENCE

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