Civil War and Reenacting Links of Interest


[Michigan in the Civil War]

Macomb County Michigan Civil War Soldier Burial Sites

[Historical Info.]

4th Michigan Infantry Regiment

The 21st Michigan - Detailed information on one of "Sherman's Bummers."

Virtual Gettysburg Tour - An outstanding site.

The Battle of Gettysburg Resource Collection - A Great source. Thanks to Mrs. A and her student.

Antietam National Battlefield - National Park Service

Battle of Gettysburg - A photo tour of the Battlefields.

Shotgun's home of the American Civil War - Largest single source of Civil War biographical material on the web. Contains biographical sketches of over 70 military and political leaders including women.

Revised uniform regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861

Civil War Maps from the Library of Congress

Civil War Battle Summaries - A short summary of every Civil War battle by the Heritage Preservation Services of the National Park Service. 

[Reenactor Units

3rd Michigan, Company F

5th Michigan, Company K

21st Michigan, Company H

Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery

The Cumberland Guard - An umbrella organization of U.S. Civil War reenacting regiments from the states of Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin. The 15th Michigan is a proud member of the Guard.

[Messes, etc.]

The Authentic Campaigner

Civil War Re-enactors Home Page
Information about up coming reenacting events across the nation. How to get started in reenacting.


Blockade Runner

Fall Creek Sutlery

Musket Storage Boxes

C & D Jarnigan Co.

C & C Sutlery

Sullivan Press

Quartermaster Shop

Regimental Quartermaster

Fair Oaks Sutler, Inc.

Dixie Gun Works

Clearwater Hats

Navy Arms

Dirty Billy's Hats

[Education/Teacher's Aids]

The Battle of Bentonville - A short classroom exercise about determining faces from the Nation Park Service. The story is about Lt. M.W. Bates and the 21st Michigan.


Historical Note


"March 29 - A good day for spring fever and it took hold of a good many. Have been busy all day preparing to leave for the south. This eve the 15th Mich came in tired, dirty and used up. The regt. Numbers about 900 and are armed with Austrian muskets, a very clumsy looking gun."

From The Civil War Diary of Cyrus F. Boyd, Fifteenth Iowa Infantry, 1861-1863


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