Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

 Michigan at the Battle of Gettysburg

Michigan provided over 86,000 men to the Union Army during the Civil War. Over 2,600 fought in the Battle of Gettysburg. They were organized into seven infantry and four cavalry regiments, an artillery battery and four companies of sharpshooters. Over 1,111 of these men became casualties during the battle.


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1st Michigan

3rd Michigan

4th Michigan

5th Michigan

7th Michigan
9th Michigan Battery

1st Michigan
Infantry

3rd Michigan
Infantry

4th Michigan
Infantry

5th Michigan
Infantry

7th Michigan
Infantry

9th Michigan
Battery

16th Michigan

24th Michigan

Michigan Sharpshooters
Wolverine Brigade

24th Michigan
Infantry

Plaque placed on all Michigan monuments at Gettysburg

Every Michigan monument carries this bronze plaque with the text,

"Erected by the State of Michigan, to her martyrs and heros who fought in defence of Liberty and Union"
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