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7th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Minnesota
Active August 16, 1862 to August 16, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 7th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army that served in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.


The 7th Minnesota was mustered into Federal service at Camp Release, Fort Snelling, and St. Peter, Minnesota, between August 16 and October 30, 1862.

It was mustered out in St. Paul, Minnesota, on August 16, 1865.


The 7th Minnesota Infantry suffered 2 officers and 31 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 138 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 171 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Stephen Miller - August 24, 1862, to November 6, 1863.
  • Colonel William Rainey Marshall - November 6, 1863, to August 16, 1865.


Andrews, General C.C. ed. (1891). Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars. Pioneer Press. 

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List of Minnesota Civil War Units