7th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
|7th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||October 1862 to December 15, 1865|
Battle of Gettysburg|
Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Yellow Tavern
Battle of Cedar Creek
Battle of Five Forks
The 7th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry was a 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.
The 7th Michigan Cavalry was organized at Grand Rapids, Michigan in October 1862 by William d'Alton Mann, a future prominent Michigan newspaper and magazine publisher. He was later named as the regiment's colonel.
The regiment was mustered out of service on December 15, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
- Colonel William d'Alton Mann
- Colonel Allyne C. Litchfield
- List of Michigan Civil War Units
- Michigan in the American Civil War
- Mary Burns (US Civil War soldier)
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmicav.htm#7th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.