Military Service and History
State of Michigan &
Isabella 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

Isabella County in the Civil War

Isabella  County Civil War Enlistments

Grand Army of the Republic Posts - Isabella Co.

No. 77, J.J. Bowley, Sherman City, 1882-1901
No. 150, Ralph Ely, Salt River (Shepherd), 1883-1925
No. 161, Capen, Blanchard, 1883-1902
No. 205, Wa-ba-no, Mt. Pleasant, 1884-1923
No. 253, Heald, Dushville, 1884-1896

Woman's Relief Corps Michigan
The Woman's Relief Corp was an auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic,
commencing in 1884 in Michigan.

Auxilary to the Grand Army of the Republic Women's Relief Corps Roster
Wabuno Post No. 56 Isabella County, Michigan
From the records at the Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University of  Ella Viola Powers, Papers, 1874-1969.

 Grand Army of the Republic Encampments

in Isabella County

September '96
Soldiers and Sailors Reunion Flyer

G.A.R. Encampment Pictures

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

Surviving Civil War Veterans of Isabella Co.
About 1911 (photograph)

Michigan List of Pensioners, 1883, Isabella County
 List of veterans receiving pensions, pension number, amount of pension,
post office address and date of original pension for Isabella County.

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 - Isabella County
State census of veterans living in Michigan from 1 June 1894
through completion of the census on 1 July 1894.

Broomfield, Chippewa, Coe, Coldwater, Deerfield,
Denver, Fremont, Village of Shephard, Gilmore, Isabella,
Lincoln, Nottawa, Rolland and Village of Blanchard

Sherman, Union, Vernon, Wise and City of Mt. Pleasant

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 Veterans Buried in Isabella Co.

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.
 

WWI
 
WWII

U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO DIED FROM HOSTILE ACTION
(INCLUDING MISSING AND CAPTURED) IN THE KOREAN WAR, 1950-1957

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