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27th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Michigan state flag
Active April 10, 1863 to July 26, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of the Crater
Appomattox Campaign

The 27th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 27th Michigan Infantry was mustered into Federal service at Port Huron, Ovid, and Ypsilanti, Michigan on April 10, 1863.

The regiment was mustered out of service on July 26, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment suffered 10 officers and 215 enlisted men who were killed in action or mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 204 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 432 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.