|3rd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry|
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|Active||August 24, 1861 to March 15, 1866|
Island No. 10|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Franklin
The 3rd Michigan Cavalry was organized at Grand Rapids, Michigan between August 24 and November 28, 1861.
Private James H. Robinson of Company B would later be awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery at a fight at Brownsville, Arkansas, on January 27, 1864. The regiment was mustered out of service on March 15, 1866.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 3 officers and 27 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 380 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 414 fatalities.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmicav.htm#3rd The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
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