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Hillsdale County Soldiers
Twelfth Michigan Infantry

The following short biographical sketches of soldiers were compiled from Record Of Service Of Michigan Volunteers In The Twelfth Michigan Infantry In The Civil War 1861-1865 provided in an online version by Pam Rietsch. Other references: Michigan Soldiers and Sailors, published by the State of Michigan in 1915, and Compendium of History and Biography of Hillsdale County Michigan Elon G. Reynolds. ed. Chicago: AW Bowen & Co (1903) p 105.


BLANCHARD, Ezra G. Enlisted in company G, Twelfth Infantry, March 13, 1865, at Wheatfield, for 1 year, age 31. Mustered March 21, 1865. Discharged at DeVall's Bluff, Ark., May 28, 1865. Present residence, Mason, Mich.

GETTINGS/GITTINGS/GIDDINGS, Timothy. Drafted for 1 year from Cambria, Hillsdale County, age 43. Mustered Sept. 29, 1864. Assigned to company D, Twelfth Infantry. Died of disease at De Vall's Bluff, Ark., May 27, 1865.

GREGG, Bennett. Drafted for 1 year, from Cambria, Hillsdale County, age 30. Mustered Sept. 29, 1864. Assigned to company D, Twelfth Infantry. Discharged at Camp Dennison, Ohio, Aug. 22, 1865.

HOLCOMB, William. Drafted for 1 year, from Cambria, Hillsdale County, age 28. Mustered Sept. 29, 1864. Assigned to company D, Twelfth Infantry. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Little Rock, Ark.. Oct. 7, 1865.

HOUGHTBY/HOUGHTLY/HOUGHTALING, John. Drafted for 1 year, from Cambria, Hillsdale County, age 33. Mustered Sept. 29, 1864.Assigned to company G, (80) Twelfth Infantry. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 7, 1865.

HUBBELL, John H. Entered service in unassigned, Twelfth Infantry, as substitute for Orrin LACHY, drafted Feb. 10, 1863, for 9 months, from Moscow, Hillsdale County. At Detroit Barracks, April 4, 1863. No further record.

HUTCHINS, George. Hudson. Enlisted in company D, Twelfth Infantry, Nov. 14, 1861, at Hudson, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Jan. 8, 1862. Participated in battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6, 1862. Died at Cincinnati, Ohio, July 1, 1862.

LOOMIS, Jerome H., Wheatfield. Enlisted in company G, Twelfth Infantry, Nov. 11, 1861, at Wheatfield, for 3 years, age 26. Mustered Dec. 19, 1861. Corporal July 4, 1862. On duty with Eleventh Ohio Battery from Jan. 10. 1864, to April 9, 1864. Discharged at DeVall's Bluff, Ark., Jan. 7, 1865. Present residence, Lansing, Mich.

LUDLUM, Daniel. Hudson. Enlisted in company D, Twelfth Infantry, Feb. 10, 1862, at Hudson, for 3 years, age 39. Mustered Feb. 12, 1862. Discharged for disability May 29, 1862. Re-entered service in company D, Twelfth Infantry, Feb. 16, 1864, at Rollin, for 3 years. Mustered Feb. 24, 1864. Mustered out at Camden, Ark., Feb. 15, 1866.

MOREY, Clarence. Enlisted in company G, Twelfth Infantry, Feb. 25, 1864, at Adrian, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Feb. 29, 1864. Mustered out at Camden, Ark., Feb. 15, 1866.

PARSONS, Elry P. Drafted for 1 year, from Ransom, Hillsdale County, age 28. Mustered Sept. 21, 1864. Assigned to company A, Twelfth Infantry. Discharged for disability at De Vall's Bluff, Ark., Nov. 26, 1864.

SAVAGE, John R. Hudson. Enlisted in Battery I, First Light Artillery, Dec. 24, 1863, at Hudson, for 3 years, age 34. Mustered Dec. 30, 1863. Discharged to accept promotion. Commissioned Chaplain in Twelfth Infantry March 19, 1864. Mustered June 8, 1864. Resigned Aug, 16, 1864.

TOWNSEND, Milton H. (Veteran), Hudson. Enlisted in company D, Twelfth Infantry, Oct. 25, 1861, at Hudson, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Jan. 8, 1862. Wounded in action at Shiloh, Tenn. April 6, 1862. Reenlisted as Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864. Mustered Jan. 6, 1864. First Sergeant Aug. 13. 1865. Mustered out at Camden, Ark., Feb. 15, 1866.

WHITE, Holden B. Enlisted in company E, Twelfth Infantry, Oct. 4, 1864, at Detroit, for 1 year, age 18. Mustered Oct. 4, 1864. Substitute for James Ramally, drafted. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 13, 1865. Present residence, Detroit, Mich.

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