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9th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Minnesota
Active August 15, 1862 to August 24, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry

The 9th Minnesota Regiment Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.


The 8th Minnesota was recruited into Federal service at Camp Release, Hutchinson, Glencoe, Fort Ridgely, Fort Snelling and St. Peter, Minnesota, between August 15 and October 31, 1862.

It was mustered out on August 24, 1865.


The 9th Minnesota Infantry suffered 6 officers and 41 enlisted men killed in action or who later died of their wounds, plus another 3 officers and 224 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 274 fatalities.[1]


  • Colonel Alexander Wilken - August 24, 1862, to July 14, 1864.
  • Colonel Josiah F. Marsh - July 27, 1864, to August 19, 1865.


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

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List of Minnesota Civil War Units