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  • Home: St. Charles, Saginaw County, Michigan
  • Enlisted: 10 June 1863 at East Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan
  • Age At Enlistment: 20
  • Term: 3 years
  • Mustered In: 16 June 1863 Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Mustered Out: At Delaney House D.C. on 28 June 1865

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in The Civil War 1861-1865 Michigan Adjutant General Dept. Call No. E514.3 M62 V. 44 First Michigan Sharpshooters


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Muster Out Rolls

  • Name: Church, Albert
  • County of Residence: Saginaw
  • Muster Out Date: July 28 1865
  • Remarks: Mustered Out

Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Michigan, For The Years 1865-66, Vol. III


1890 Veteran Census

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1894 Michigan State Veteran Census

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1883 Pensioners Michigan

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Pension Card

  • CHURCH Albert
  • Late Rank: -
  • Co. K 1 Reg. Mich S.S.
  • Date Of Filing: 1879 April 4
  • Widow: Application No. 243.472 Certificate No. none listed
  • Died: none entered

Source: NARA Film T289 Roll 244 Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861-1900


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History of Saginaw County, Michigan : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships...

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First Michigan Sharpshooters

Was partially organized in September, 1862 at Kalamazoo; and completed its organization as a battalion at Dearborn, in January 1863. It numbered 963 names, under the command of Col. C. V. DeLand. The service of this regiment throughout the war was exceptionally brilliant. It took an active part in the siege of Petersburg.

Officers: Edwin V. Andress of Chesaning, was commissioned Captain July 22, 1863: wounded in action at Spottsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. He was discharged on account of disability July 26, 1864.

Casualties: Sash-ke-bouquot was accidentally killed at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Dec. 27, 1863: Thomas Wabesis died at Isabella, Mich. Jan. 7, 1864.

Discharged: 1865 Chetego Thomas, Church Albert, Corbin George, Dutton L., Jackson Wm., Keabuorga Geo., Shaw-an-ax Joseph.
Note: only Company K names shown here and dealing with Saginaw County only

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