Military Service and History
State of Michigan &
Clare 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

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

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.

 Eleventh Census (1890) of the United States
     Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Widows, etc.
of the War of the Rebellion in Isabella County

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

Soldier Burials, Clare County

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

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.

Clare WWII Honor List



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