Civil War

Kent County, 1862

Whole number of volunteers in the field, 2,039, distributed as follows:

1st Inf., 18; 2d Inf., 1; 3d Inf., 377; 4th Inf., 1; 5th Inf., 1; 6th Inf., 1; 7th Inf., 1; 8th Inf., 82; 9th Inf., 1; 13th Inf., 52; 14th Inf., 96; 15th Inf., 13; 16th Inf., 9; 17th Inf., 1; 21st Inf., 296; 25th Inf., 31; 26th Inf., 63; Eng & M 225; 1st Cav., 20; 2d Cav., 186; 3d Cav., 45; 4th Cav., 53; 5th Cav., 9; 6th Cav., 355; 2d Battery, 16; 3d Battery, 9; 5th Battery, 36; Sharp-shooters, 47; Stanton Guard, 1.

Ottawa, 1862-Whole, 628.--1st Inf., 1; 3d Inf., 144; 8th Inf., 31; 9th Inf., 13; 18th Inf., 3; 14th Inf., 38; 17th Inf., 1; 21st Inf., 124; 25th Inf., 83; 26th Inf., 1; Eng & Mec. 28; 2d Cav. 88; 3d Cav. 2; 4th Cav., 5; 5th Cav., 32; 6th Cav., 25; Sharp-shooters, 9.

Muskegon, 1862-Whole, 352.-1st Inf., 1; 3d Inf., 112; 8th Inf., 2; 19th Inf., 1; 14th Inf., 38; 17th Inf., 1; 21st Inf., 8; 26th Inf., 80; Eng & Mec. 1; 2d Cav., 50; 3d Cav., 2; 4th Cav., 1; 5th Cav., 57; 6th Cav., 22.

Total in this field 4,200.

In 1863, Ionia County is credited 317 additional; Kent, 627; Ottawa, 260; Muskegon, 47-934.

In 1864, Ionia County is credited: Volunteers, 709; Drafted, 13; Re-enlisted, 354; in Navy, 10. Total 226.

Kent County is credited: Volunteers, 709; Drafted, 61; Re-enlisted, 354; Navy 10. Total, 1,134.

Ottawa County is credited: Volunteers 297; Drafted 20; Re-enlisted, 106; Navy 4. Total 427.

Muskegon County is credited: Volunteers, 172; Drafted, 48; Re-enlisted, 29; Navy 6. Total, 225.

Aggregate of the four counties, 2,446.

In 1865, before April 14th, when recruiting ceased, was credited:

Ionia County: Enlisted, 211; Drafted, 34; Total 245.

Kent County: Enlisted 191; Drafted 115; Total 306

Ottawa County: Enlisted 181, Drafted 11; Navy 1; Total 182

Muskegon County: Enlisted 64; Drafted, 2; Total 66

Total for the four Counties, 799

Summary of the whole:

Ionia 2,403

Kent 4,016

Ottawa 1,497

Muskegon 690

Total 8,696


Transcriber: Barb Jones
Created: 21 May 2010
URL: http://kent.migenweb.net/military/civilwar/1862Summary.html