34th Michigan Volunteer Infantry

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34th Michigan Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Island Lake, Mich., May 17 to June 2, 1898, with 50 officers and 980 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Third Brigade, First Division, Fifth Army Corps, July 1
  • Movements:
    • Left Island Lake June 6; arrived at Camp Alger, Va., June 9
    • Left Camp Alger June 23 and 24; arrived at Newport News, Va., June 24 and 25
    • Companies F, I, K, and L sailed from Newport News on the "Yale" June 23; arrived at Siboney, Cuba, June 30
    • Second and Third battalions sailed from Newport News on the "Harvard" June 26; arrived at Siboney July 1
    • Participated in the battle of San Juan Hill July 2, and in the Santiago campaign
    • Left Santiago, Cuba, on the "Badger" August 17; arrived at Montauk Point, N. Y., August 23.
    • Left Montauk Point September 2; arrived at Detroit, Mich., September 4.
    • Furloughed for sixty days

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Calumet, Big Rapids, Manistee, Muskegon, Iron Mountain, Houghton, Sault Ste. Marie, Ironwood, Ionia, Mount Clemens, Marquette, and Traverse City, Mich., November 24, 1898, to January 2, 1899, with 45 officers and 1,153 enlisted men. Casualties while inservice: Officers-died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, 79; killed by accident, 1; drowned, 1.


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