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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ARMY NATIONAL GUARD HISTORY

Michigan

Anderson, David H. "The Second Michigan Cavalry Under Philip H. Sheridan." Michigan History, (September 1961), pp. .

Anderson, William M. "A Michigan Artilleryman's View of the Engagement at Thompson's Station." Michigan History, 60 (Winter 1976, pp. .

Blackburn, George M. "A Michigan Regiment in the Palmetto State." South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 68 (July 1967), pp. 154-164. [8th Michigan Volunteer Infantry]

Cleary, Owen J. "Michigan State Troops: Historical Background." Michigan History, (October-December 1943), pp. 590-594.

Clowes, Walter F. The Detroit Light Guard, A Complete Record of This Organization from Its Foundation to the Present Day. Detroit: 1900.

Dunnigan, Brian Leigh. "Michigan Fencibles." Michigan History, (Winter 1973), pp. 277-295.

-----. "To Make a Military Appearance: Uniforming Michigan's Militia and Fencibles." Michigan Historical Review, 15 (Spring 1989), pp. 29-43.

Elderkin, James D. Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of a Soldier of Three Wars, as Written by Himself. The Florida, the Mexican War and the Great Rebellion ... A Member of the Detroit Light Guard Band for Over Thirty Years. Detroit: 1899.

Hargrove, Hondon. "Their Greatest Battle Was Getting Into the Fight: The 1st Michigan Colored Infantry Goes to War." Michigan History, 75 (January/February 1991), pp. 24-0.

Hendrickson, Merle. "Oceana County Goes to War." Michigan History, 73 (May/June 1989), pp. 24-29. [5th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry; 1st Michigan Volunteer Sharpshooters; 26th Michigan Volunteer Infantry -- Civil War]

Herek, Raymond J. "First in Petersburg." Michigan History, 74 (March-April 1990), pp. 10-16. [1st Michigan Sharpshooters]

Horton, Dexter. "Diary of an Officer in Sherman's Army Marching through the Carolinas." Edited by Clement Eaton. Journal of Southern History, 9 (May 1943), pp. 238-254. [Cavalry]

Hostnick, Frank, and John Rury. "Michigan Medics in Action: The 107th Medical Battalion in World War II." Michigan History, 72 (January/February 1987), pp. 12-18.

Jordan, Mark. "Gainesville: The Iron Brigade's First Fight." Military Images, (March-April 1985), pp. 16-25.

Kearsley, Jonathan. "The Memoirs of Jonathan Kearsley: A Michigan Hero from the War of 1812." Edited by John C. Fredericksen. Indiana Military History Journal, 10 (May 1985), pp. 4-16.

Kidd, James Harvey. Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman with Custer's Michigan Cavalry Brigade in the Civil War. Ionia, Mich.: 1908.

Kozlowski, L. J. "To Stand for All They Won: Rufus Dawes of the Iron Brigade." Timeline, 12 (March/April 1995), pp. 2-15.

Lawrence, Warren J. "A History of Company C, 156th Signal Battalion (Combat Area), Michigan Army National Guard, in the Berlin Crisis 1961-1962." Master's Thesis, Western Michigan University, 1971.

Lee, William O. Personal and Historical Sketches and Facial History of the Seventh Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, 1862-1865. Detroit: 1902.

McBarron, H. Charles, Jr., and Brian Leigh Dunnigan. "Legionary Corps, Militia of the Territory of Michigan, 1805-1812." Military Collector and Historian, 37 (Fall 1985), p. 140. [Military Uniforms in America Plate 578]

McDaid, William K. "'Four Years of Arduous Service': The History of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Civil War." Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, 1987.

McKinney, Francis F. "The First Regiment of Michigan Engineers and Mechanics (1860-1865)." Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review, (Winter 1956), pp. .

-----. "Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War." Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review, (Winter 1957), pp. .

May, George S. "Ann Arbor and the Coming of the Civil War." Michigan History, (September 1952), pp. .

Miller, Duane Ernest. "Michigan State Naval Brigade." Inland Seas, 45 (Fall 1989), pp. 157-164.

Myers, Robert C. "'The Worst Colonel I Ever Saw'." Michigan History, 80 (January/February 1996), pp. 34-43.

Nolan, Alan T. The Iron Brigade. New York: Macmillan Co., 1961. [24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry]

Risley, Clyde A., and Gregory J. W. Urwin. "Officers, Custer's Michigan Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Potomac, 1863-1864." Military Collector and Historian, 43 (Fall 1991), p. 125. [Military Uniforms in America Plate 675]

Robertson, Jonathan. Michigan in the War. Lansing: W. S. George & Co., 1882. [Revised edition]

Rosentreter, Roger L. "Those Damned Black Hats: The Twenty-fourth Michigan at Gettysburg." Michigan History, 75 (July/August 1991), pp. 25-31.

Silliman, Sue I. Michigan Military Records. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968.

Smith, Donald L. The Twenty-Fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade. Harrisburg: Stackpole, 1962.

Smith, Michael O. "Raising a Black Regiment in Michigan: Adversity and Triumph." Michigan Historical Review, 16 (Fall 1990), pp. 23-41.

Solvick, Stanley D. Let the Drum Beat: A History of the Detroit Light Guard. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1988.

Spiro, Robert. "History of the Michigan Soldiers' Aid Society, 1861-1865." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1959.

Thavenet, Dennis. "The Michigan Reform School and the Civil War: Officers and Inmates Mobilized for the Union Cause." Michigan Historical Review, 13 (Spring 1987), pp. 21-46.

[SOURCES FROM Pioneer Society of the State of Michigan Pioneer Collections/Report -- citation format needs to be verified]

[Anonymous?]. "The Brady Guards." 13 (1889), pp. 525-546.

[-----?]. "General Militia Order for Wayne County Detroit, September 26, 1796)." 8 (1908), p. 497. (2d Edition?)

Beach, S. E. "Letter from Col. S. E. Beach, on the Battle of Cherubusco, August 20, 1847." 9 (1908), pp. 211-212. (2d Edition?)

Chase, Enoch. "Muster-Roll of the Companies Furnished by Branch and Hillsdale Counties to Repel the Indians in May, 1832." 7 (1886), pp. 348-349.

Toll, Isaac D. "Michigan Soldiers in Mexico." 7 (1896), pp. 112-121.

-----. "Michigan's Record in the War with Mexico." 1901, pp. 171-177. (2d Edition?)

Williams, John R. "The Black Hawk War, Papers of Gen. John R. Williams." Edited by C. M. Burton. 31 (1902), pp. 313-471.

Winchester, James. "Papers and Orderly Book of Brig. Gen. James Winchester." Edited by C. M. Burton. 31 (1902), pp. 253-313.

Official Documents.

Michigan. Laws of the Territory of Michigan, 1833. Detroit: 1833.

-----. The Revised Statutes of the State of Michigan. Passed at the Adjourned Session of 1837, and the Regular Session of 1838. Detroit: 1838.

-----. Acts of the Legislature 1837-1838. Detroit: 1838.

-----. Acts of the Legislature 1859. Lansing: 1859.

-----, Adjutant General's Office. Militia Laws of the State of Michigan, Approved May 18th, 1846. Detroit: 1846.

-----, -----. "Report of the Committee on the Militia." [published in legislative documents compilations 1838, 1840, 19\843, 1846, 1848, 1855]

-----, -----. "Adjutant General's Report, December 16, 1842, Joint Document No. 1." Documents Communicated to the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, at the Annual Session of 1843. Detroit: 1843.

[minor variations in title for 1843, 1944, 1845, 1848; ditto with shift in publication to Lansing 1849; biennially 1851-52, 1853-54]

-----, -----. Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Michigan, for the Year 1856. Lansing: 1857.

-----, -----. Annual Report of the Adjutant General and Quartermaster General of the State of Michigan, for the Year 1858. Lansing: 1859.

-----, -----. Annual Report of the Adjutant General and Quartermaster General of the State of Michigan, for the Year 1860. Lansing: 1861.

Manuals.

[Anonymous]. Citizen Soldiers Assistant; A Manual of Instruction for the Militia; Comprehending the School of the Soldier and of the Company .... Detroit: 1843. [Written by an officer of the Brady Guards of Detroit]

Duffield, W. W. Camp, Garrison and Guard Duty, With a Modified Manual of Arms for the Officers and Soldiers of the Michigan Infantry. Detroit: 1861.

 

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