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15th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Michigan state flag
Active October 16, 1861 to August 18, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Corinth
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Siege of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 15th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 15th Michigan Infantry was organized at Ypsilanti and Detroit, Michigan between October 16, 1861 and March 13, 1862 and was mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on March 20, 1862 .

The regiment was mustered out of service on August 18, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 3 officers and 60 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 268 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 335 fatalities.[1]


See also[]

  • List of Michigan Civil War Units
  • Michigan in the American Civil War


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.