1st Michigan Lancers
 

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In 1862 Colonel Arthur Rankin of Windsor, Canada, recruited eight companies to be assigned to a Lancer regiment. These companies were mustered into the service of the United States with the maximun number of men, fully armed and equipped. Before they could be fully organized and recruited, orders were recieved from the War Department disbanding the regiment, contrary to the repeated protests of Governor Blair and without givivng any reasons for such an order. Most of the men entered service in other regiments then in the field.

Organized at Detroit, Saginaw and St. John, Mich., November 30. 1861, to February 20, 1862. Mustered out March 20, 1862.

Total Enrollment 683

Died of Disease 4

Discharged for Disability 1

Deserted 29

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