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20th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Michigan state flag
Active August 15, 1862 to May 30, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Fredericksburg
Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Knoxville
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of the Crater
Appomattox Campaign

The 20th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 20th Michigan Infantry was organized at Jackson, Michigan between August 15 and August 19, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out of service on May 30, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment lost 13 officers and 111 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded, and a further 3 officers and 175 enlisted men who died of disease, a total of 302  fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel

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.