A Guide to the Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents, 1865 Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents Ms2010-015

A Guide to the Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents, 1865

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2010-015


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Processed by: Julia Viets Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2010-015
Title
Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents 1865
Physical Characteristics
1 Folder; 0.1 cu. ft.
Creator
Captain W. S. Bostwick
Language
English
Abstract
Three documents from Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry, written in the fourth quarter (November-December) of 1965. Collection includes a Statement of Charges on Muster and Pay Rolls; a Quarterly Return of Ordinance and Ordnance Stores Received, Issued, and Remaining on Hand; an Abstract of Expenditures; and an Invoice of Stores Turned Over.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents, Ms2010-015, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents were acquired by Special Collections prior to 2009.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry Documents were commenced and completed in March, 2010.


Historical Information

The 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry was originally comprised of 2,357 volunteers organized at Niles, Dowagiac, and Buchanan, Michigan from December 9, 1861 to March 5, 1862. The regiment's term of serviced lasted until March 6, 1866, and it engaged Confederate troops at Pittsburg Landing, TN; Middleburg, TN; Little Rock, AR; Iuka, MS; Mechanicsville, MS; Clarendon, AR; Metamora, TN; Vicksburg, MS, and Gregory's Landing, AR. By the end of the Civil War, the total number of casualties was 316, the vast majority of those occurring from disease.

Harvey, Don, and Alice Harvey. "12th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry." Michigan in the Civil War. National Military Cemetery Webring. Web. 19 Mar. 2010. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/infantry/12thinf.htm.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of four documents pertaining to Company E, 12th Regiment Michigan Infantry, all signed by Captain W. S. Bostwick in November of 1865. The documents are a Statement of Charges on Muster and Pay Rolls; a Quarterly Return of Ordinance and Ordnance Stores Received, Issued, and Remaining on Hand; an Abstract of Expenditures; and an Invoice of Stores Turned Over.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Related Material

Reminiscences, Incidents, Battles, Marches and Camp Life of the Old 4th Michigan Infantry in War of Rebellion, 1861 to 1864, by O.S. Barrett.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Documents, 1865.