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History of the 7th Michigan Cavalry

The 7th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry was an cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It was a part of the famed Michigan Brigade, commanded for a time by Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer.

Articles of Association of The 7th Michigan Cavalry

Whereas, we surviving members of the 7th Michigan Cavalry Volunteers, desiring to establish an organization for the purpose of preserving the friendship formed while defending our country against armed rebellion and treason, and to honor the cause for which we fought and the memory of our comrades who gave their lives that our nation might live, do, there-fore, adopt the following Articles of Association: 1st. This organization shall be known as the Association of the 7th Michigan Cavalry, and all persons who have been honorably discharged from this Regiment, shall be considered members by signing the Articles of Association, and paying a membership fee of 50 cents. 2d. In this Association previous rank shall be entirely ignored. 3d. The regular meetings shall be held once a year at such time and place as the members present at the previous meeting shall by vote decide. 4th. The officers of this Association shall consist of a President, twelve Vice-Presidents, (one for each company), a Secretary and Treasurer, and an Executive Committee of five, in which shall be included the President and Secretary. The officers shall be elected at each regular meeting of the Association. 5th. Funds to defray the expenses of this Association shall be raised by the membership fee of 50 cents and a tax imposed equally on all members present at a regular meeting, when deemed necessary by the Executive Committee. 6th. All bills for expenses of this Association shall be presented at a regular meeting, and if approved by majority vote of the members present, shall be paid by the Treasurer. 7th. The duties of the President shall...

Battles of the 7th Michigan Cavalry

Participated during the Civil War. 1. Hanover, Virginia, June 30, 1863. 2. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July. 3, 1863. 3. Hagerstown, Maryland, July 6, 1863. 4. Boonsborough, Maryland, July 8, 1863. 5. Falling Waters, Maryland, July 14, 1863. 6. Culpepper, C. H., Virginia. September 14,1863. 7. Brandy Station, Virginia, October 11, 1863. 8. Buckland Mills, October 19, 1863. 9. Richmond, Virginia, March 1, 1864. 10. Wilderness, Virginia. May 6-7, 1864. 11. Yellow Tavern, Virginia, May 10-11, 1864. 12. Hawe’s Shop, Virginia, May 28, 1864. 13. Coal Harbor. Virginia, May 30, 1864. 14. Travillian Station; June 11-12, 1864. 15. Front Royal, Virginia, August 16, 1864. 16. Winchester, Virginia, September 19, 1864. 17. Woodstock, Virginia, October 9, 1864. 18. Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. 19. Five Forks, Virginia, March 30-31, and April 1, 1865 20. Duck Pond Mills, Virginia, April 4. 1865. 21. Sailors’ Creek, Virginia April 6, 1865. 22. Appotomattox (Court House), Virginia,April 8 and 9,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company M

Capt. Jas. B. Loomis, Helena, Montana 1st Lieut. Munson P. Henry, Easton, Md 2d Lieut. John B. Masten, Adrian Austin, John, Fishville Allen, Edgar, Richmond, Va. Bowen, Silas, Richmond Burch, Melvin, Petoskey Castle, John, Spring Lake Cobb, Josiah, Grand Haven Cooley, Wm. H., Sheridan Crane, Albert T., N. Lansing Drew, A. W., Chicago Dolph, Wm., Moreland Dougherty, Chas. S., Ypsilanti Finkle, B. R., Eureka Hazard, Edward, Hudson Jacob Solomon, Wayne Jennings, Robert, Mancelona Jubb, Orange A., Nunica Lee, W. C., Detroit Lewis, Stephen, Belleville MacDonald, Hugh A., Sturgis, S. Dakota McMann, Wm. A, Morland Overy, Chas., Concord Payne, Jacob, Oakville Perry George, St. Johns Robinson, Frank, Grand Haven Ross, Peter, Spring Lake Richardson, P. E., Stevenpoint, Wis. Scott, George, Marcellus Shaw, John N., Decatur Shipman, D. W., Ypsilanti Simpson, J. F., Grand Ledge Sickles, Josiah R., Dewitt Tracy, Oliver C, Saginaw Trollope, Robert, Goodrich Walton, Zephna, Fulton Watkins, W. H., Mecosta Wilcox, David M., Hope Willitt, Dorrance, Frederick, Crawford, Co. Williams, Thomas C., Hastings Woodard, Ebenezer,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company K

Capt.. Heman N. Moore, Grand Rapids 1st Lieut. Hiram J. Ingersoll, Chadron, Daves County, Neb Barnes, E. W.,Iona Barnhardt, Eugene, North Adams Buckingham, Chas., Holt Cadran, Michael, Mackinaw Campbell, James, Hastings Chamberlin, Myron, Charlotte Champlin, Acil, Charlotte Chapman, Andrew, Mackinaw Conley, Edgar M., Corunna Crawfoot, Oscar W., Assyria Dunsenberry Wm., Humbolt, Ca Gallop, James B., Flushing Genia, Henry, Mackinaw Hamilton, Win., Alpena Harper, Benj., Sherman City Kielman, David, Lamont Lucas, Isaac W., Benton Harbor Lambert, Gregory, Mackinaw Lewis, Merritt, Washington, D. C. Long, Daniel Sr., Chelsea Marondette, Antoine, Mackinaw Marshall, Geo., Mackinaw Metener, Lewis, Mackinaw Montgomery, Robt. B., Eaton Rapids Osgood, Wm. W., Orangeville Osgood, Colburn, Hastings Pankin, Peter A., St. Ignace Pelot, Gabriel, Mackinaw Rogers, Levi B., Petoskey Searles, Fitch M., Orangeville Staley, Joseph, Martin St. Andrews, Adolphus, Mackinaw St. Andrews, John, Mackinaw Taylor, W. H., Mackinaw Wheelock, Geo. C., Cheboygan Watson, Cyrus, Hickory Corners Wilkinson, Arthur L., Centralia, Ills. Young, John L.,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company L

Baird, David, Carrolton Blanchard, Edward, Jackson Baur, Raymond, Bengel Becker, Jacob, Detroit Bedell, Byron, Walla Walla, Ore Bennett, D. J., Stanton Brown, Wm. W., St. Joseph Brunke, John, Royalston Campbell, Eugene, Lowell Carl, Thomas, St. Charles Carson, James, Big Rapids Covey, Ira, Hastings Canton, Amos, Augusta Eccleston, Sylvester W., Saginaw Geisler, Charles, Royalton Hadendorph, Geo., Wexford Hicks, John, Toledo Hovey, Munson, W. Bay City Jasper, Alfred, St. Joseph Jarvey, Julius, Saginaw Kimble, Isaac, Fenton Knight, Aldis R., Milton, Macomb Co. Kelley, Timothy, Eaton Rapids Kennedy, Henry, Marengo Lewis, Wm. A., Battle Creek Loughney, Thomas, Walla, Walla, Wash. McLean, Chas. L., Frost McOmber, Spencer F., Croton, Lee Co., Iowa Mufley, Joseph L., Ceresco Onderdonk, Chas., Denver, Colo. Ormsby,Reuben N., Armada Reed, Edward, Hubbardston Rich, Edwin, Ryerson Riley, George W., St. Joseph Slaughter, Edward, Soldiers’ Home Washington City Sloan. John N., Clio Stringham, Wm., Augusta Smith, John, Missouri Terry, James B., Saginaw, E. S. Vanorman, Abe, Mountpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho Wattles, V. C., Battle Creek Webster, Amos N.,Flint Wickard, Josiah,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company A

Capt.Wm. H. Fisher, 497 Trumbull Ave., Detroit 1st Lieut. Geo. E. Smith, St. Joseph 2nd Lieut. F. P. Nichols, Encinitas, Cal Anthony, H. L.,Sturgis Allen, Henry, Hickory Corners Alexander John, Belle Fourche, S. D. Badge, N. H., Cadillac Baker, H. E., Hiawatha, Kan Baker, James, Lee Bellinger, Marshall, Banfield Beers, Rufus, Hawkhead Bennett, Nelson, Harbor Springs Bonnell, Chas. W., Rosevale, Kan Briney, Eli J., Royalton Briminstool, Alonzo, Battle Creek Buckingham, Chas., Holt Burns, William, Homer Caines, Albert E., Longmont, Boulder Co., Col Campbell, James, Hastings Cotton, John H., Battle Creek Conlin, John, Battle Creek Cook, Chas., Ely Cooke, Edwin D., Santa Ana, Col. Corning, Orin E., Bloomdale Cox, Edward J., Evart Crane, Stephen A., Benton Harbor Davenport, James R., Ravenna Davis, William D., Battle Creek Delos, Richard, Battle Creek Dunster, Chas., Fowlerville Edwards, James M., Berlamont Ewing, Horace C., Center, P.O. Fish, Putnam M., Battle Creek Fisher, John K., Sonoma Graham, William G., Buchanan Hathway, Giles B., Merril, Wis. Harrison, Jessie A., Cassopolis Harvey, Edward H., 289 Warren Ave., E. Detroit Hollis Chas., Stevensville Holton, Chas. M. Yakima, Wash. Horsh, Peter, Battle Creek Howe, Freeman W., Coldwater Hunt, Ira O., Battle Creek Knowles, Alton, Caro Langdon, P. Kalamazoo Langridge, Chas., Marshall Manuel, Henry, Decatur McAllister, John, Eaton Rapids McAllister, Robert, Eaton Rapids McNeil, Alex. E., Hickory Corners Minihan, John, Milford Mealoy, Thomas J., Vandalia Nye, Edgar F., Bedford Page, William S., Park City, Utah Reames Asa L., Missouri Smith, Walter, Grand Rapids Sparks, Cornelius, Benton Harbor Sparks, Spencer N., Sioux City Stead, John II., Niles Stout, John, Door Village Ind. Streeter, Ray T., Marcellus Welton, Geo. A., Pine Creek...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company H

Capt. Richard Douglas, Augusta 1st Lieut. Daniel W. Dunnett. Hutchinson, Kansas Aximable, Edwin, Petosky Bissell, Edwin, Hickory Corners Burdick. J. Q., Glendale Cooper, Lorenzo, Evart Covert, Wm., Conneaut, Ohio Darlington, Richard J., Northville Dunn. Henry, 93 Baker St., Detroit Fish, Perry G., Milo, Barry Co. Fisher, Byron, Cressy’s Corners Fisher, William, Richland Forshey, Leverett, St. Paul Minn. Foote, David G.,Mason Haughy, Luke R., Kalamazoo Harrington, James S., Ludington Haugey, S. R., San Diego, Cal. Holmes, Daniel, Cleon Hudgett, Edgar, Kalamazoo Hunt, Eli, Entrican Jones, Robert, Moline Kemp, Wm., Hubbardston Kemp, Alfred, Greenville King, Aaron, Milo Knapp, Bradley, Hopkins Center Lepper, John, Hickory Corners Lewis, John, Moscow Longman, Arthur, Fulton Lyon, Wm., Kalamo Mason, Chas. Battle Creek Mead John P., South Haven Merrill, T. J., North Lansing Moore, Wesley, Lee’s Corners Mowrey, Edward S., Cedar Creek Nevers, Freeman, Leslie Norwood, Robert, Delton Norwood, Adelbert, Delton Palcott, E. C., New York Perkins, David, Saramac Perry, Edward, Alamo Perry, George, Alamo Phillips, Ira I B ., Clio Prentice, G. H., Lawton Ryan, Esbon, Moore Park Dobbins, Evan, St. Johns Rowley, Win. H., Ypsilanti Sullivan, M. D., 313 Cherry St. Detroit Spirzer, Peter, Hudsonville Smith, Win. H., Memphis Stevens, W., Eureka Throop, Phillip, Vestaburgh Tracy, Wm., Lake View Tyler, Luther G., Hickory Corners Talcott, Edwin C., Syracuse, N. Y. Vrooman Isaac W., Hastings Van Gilden, Winard,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company I

Capt. Myron H. Ellis, New Boston Capt. John A. Clark:, Laredo, Texas 2nd Lieut. Wm. E. Harrington,% 9Addison 2nd Lieut. E. R. Havens, Lansing Allen, A. A.. Athens Austin, Samuel, Noamiville, Iowa Beckwith, Chas., Hastings Bennett, A. L., Eaton Rapids Bitgood. Wm. W., Orangeville Billinger, Geo. W., Mt. Pleasant Bixby, Omar M., Elsie Bowman, Michael, Albra, Iowa Carmichael, Daniel L., 5916 State St., Chicago Carrier, Hockford L., Brookfield Carney, James, Ogden Center Carson, James, Big Rapids Choate, R. W., Lansing Chiveral, Fred M., Tecumseh Cook, John, Jr., County Line Cole, M. E., Woodstock Dunn, John W., Jackson Dawson, John, Cheybogan Evans, Benj. G., Springport Fairchilds, James, Eaton Rapids Gardner, Chas., White Pigeon Forsie, Joseph, Detroit Gilbert, Wm., Hesperia Gorham, Warren, Bismark, Eaton Co. Griffen, Wm. A., Augusta Hagen, Wm. C., Jackson Hardy, Benj., Los Animas, Ca. Hale. Wm. C., Toldedo Hastings, Wm., Albion Henderson, Chas., Adrion Hildreth, Chester C., Eagle Hoag, James, Mt. Pleasant Hudson, E. H., Lansing Huggett Edgar, Kalamazoo Hultz, Benj., Grand Ledge Johnson, Moses, Ola, Gratiot Co. Kendell, Nelson J., Caro Kirkland John, Milliken Kirshner, Wm. H., Hartland Laclear, Hiram, Henderson Lewis, James, Battle Creek Loomis, Henry R., Kalkaska Lucas, Milo A., Davison McCausey, Geo., Charlotte Morley, James C., Hudson McCleary, Stephen, Jerome Morton, George, Spring Lake Monaghan, John W., Springville Overholt, Wm. H., Eden Polmanteer, S. A., Watervliet Palmer, Otis G., Howard City Popple, Geo. W., West Windsor Powell, Robert, Manato Richardson, W. H., Hartland Reynolds, O., Grand Ledge Root, E. C., Pottersville Rogers, Wm. H., Odessa Russell, Wm., Hope, Kan. Ryder, Delos W., Bandola Smith, Washington M., Lake George Sprague, Asa, Sommerset Center Stross,...

Roster of 7th Michigan Cavalry – Company G

Capt. Bradley M. Thompson, Ann Arbor 1st Lieut. Geo. W. Hill, 55 E. Congress St., Detroit 2d Lieut. Butler S. Tubbs, Rose, Oakland Co Ackley, Martin L., Leslie Aldrich, Wm. D., Saginaw Arnold, John, Portland Barden, Wm. C., Battle Creek Carl, Thomas, St. Charles Chappell, E. W., Lansing Cook, Benj., Albion Cole, Emmett, Grand Ledge Covell, Albert L., Grand Rapids Courter, N. L., Terra Caia, Fl. Cunningham Frank D., Pierce City, Mo. Delbridge, Wm. A., Grand Rapids Demorest, Geo., Lapeer Elder, James, Saginaw Eldridge, Wm., Nashville Ellsworth, Samuel, Onondaga Finch, Amos, Williamston Fuller, Edwin, Pontiac Geisler, Chas., Royalton Hickman, Adam, Soldiers’ Home Howe, Leonard, Lowell Huxley, John, Owosso Isham, James, Dowling Kimball, Jas. P., Ypsilanti Lamb, Isaac, Springport Mann, Elam, Owosso McMurphy, W. O., Saginaw W. McCullough, Thomas L., Milford McKee, John R., 86 Randolph St., Detroit Moore, Emerson, Jackson Murphy, Wm., Brant Center Parker, Moses, Sugar Grove Paul, John, Guilford Peterson, Charles Grand Rapids Rachford, James T., Soldiers’ Home Shepley, Wm. C., Wallasburg, O. Sairy, Louis, Detroit Sheldon, Luther D., Ashland, O. Tubbs, S. B., Rose, Oakland Co. Van Alstine, Norman, Big Rapids Weston Francis, Pulaski Wagner, A. J., Easton Whiting, Nathaniel, Woodland...
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