Fantastic 1/6 plate civil war cavalry tintype, behind the tintype inside the frame was a handwritten note. Upon inspection and some research it appears to be Martin Pease, (Peas) 1th Regiment Michigan Cavalry, He mustard in as a farrier and left the calvary as a corporal. The 6th Michigan Cavarly Regiment, was part of the fame Michigan regiment which is under the command of brigadier general George Armstrong Custer, for a brief period of time, Pea's unit so extensive action, below is a detailed list regiment actions. UNION MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS 6th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry OVERVIEW:Organized at Grand Rapids, Mich.
May 28 to October 13, 1862. Mustered in October 13, 1862.
Duty at Grand Rapids, Mich. Left State for Washington, D. Attached to Provisional Cavalry Brigade, Casey's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. Provisional Cavalry Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, Dept. Of Washington, to March, 1863.
1st Brigade, Stahel's Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps. Army of the Potomac, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps.Army of the Potomac and Middle Military Division, to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept.
Of Missouri, to September, 1865. Tered out November 24, 1865. Of Missouri, to November, 1865. SERVICE: Duty in the Defences of Washington, D.Marstellar's Place, near Warrenton Junction, May 14. Reconnoissance up the Catoctin Valley June 27-28. Williamsburg and Hagerstown July 6. Ashby's Gap July 17, 18 and 20.
Berry's Ford July 20. Battle Mountain, near Newby's Cross Roads, July 24. King George Court House August 24.Expedition to Port Conway September 1-3. Advance from the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Culpeper Court House September 13.
Reconnoissance across the Rapidan September 21-23. Madison Court House September 21. White's Ford September 21-22.Robertson's Ford September 23. Near Culpeper and Brandy Station October 11.
Gainesville, Catlett's Station and Buckland's Mills October 19. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine RunCampaign November 26-December 2. Morton's Ford November 26.Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7, 1864. Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond February 28-March 4. Fortifications of Richmond March 1. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River May 3-June 24. Battles of theWildernessMay 5-7, Todd's Tavern May 5-6; Brock Road and the Furnaces May 6, Todd's Tavern May 7-8. Sheridan's Raid to James River May 9-24. Beaver Dam Station May 9. Ground Squirrel Church andYellow TavernMay 11. Meadow Bridge and fortifications of Richmond May 12. Hanover Court House May 21. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Hanovertown Ferry, Hanovertown, and Crump's Creek May 27.
Haw's Shopand Aenon Church May 28. Old Churchand Mattadequin Creek May 30. Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, May 31-June 1. Bottom's Bridge June 1. Sheridan's Trevillian Raid June 7-24.Newark or Mallory's Cross Roads June 12. Black Creek or Tunstall's Station and White House or St. Peter's Church June 21. Demonstration north of the James River July 27-29.
Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Toll Gate, near White Post and Winchester, August 11. Cedarville or Front Royal August 16. Kearneysville and Shephardstown August 25. Leetown and Smithfield August 28.Smithfield Crossing, Opequan, August 29. Locke's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 13. Sevier's Ford, Opequan Creek, September 15. Battle ofOpequan, Winchester, September 19. Tom's Brook"Woodstock Races" October 8-9. Expedition into Loudoun and Faquier Counties November 28-December 3.
Raid to Gordonsville December 19-28. Madison Court House December 21.
Expedition to Little Fort Valley February 13-17, 1865. Sheridan's Raid from Winchester to James River February 27-March 25. Occupation of Staunton and action atWaynesboroMarch 2. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Scott's Cross Roads April 2.
Tabernacle Church or Beaver Pond Creek April 4. Surrender of Lee and his army. Expedition to Danville April 23-29. Moved to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, June 1. Powder River Expedition and operations against Indians on the plains till November.
Consolidated with 1st Michigan Cavalry November 7, 1865. Old members mus- Companies "I" and "M" served detached from Regiment February, 1863, to May, 1864.
Attached to Jewett's Corps of Observation February to June, 1863. Guard and patrol duty along the Potomac to prevent blockade running across that river to Baltimore, Md. Stationed at and operating about Rockville, Great Falls, Edward's Ferry, Poolesville and White's Ford, Md.Skirmish with Moseby at Seneca Mills, Md. Forced march during night of July 3 from Fredericksburg, Va. And action with Lee's Bridge Guard atFalling WatersJuly 4. Detachment of 140 men surprised and dispersed a much larger force guarding Lee's Pontoon Bridge swinging on the Virginia side of the Potomac, capturing men and ammunition and completely destroying the pontoons and trains which General Lee admitted delayed his army seven days. Occupation of Harper's Ferry July 7. Attached to Well's Brigade, Maryland Heights Division, Dept. Operating from Harper's Ferry and having almost continuous Raids, Expeditions and skirmishes in the Shenandoah Valley, Mechanicsville Gap and Moorefield Valley till April, 1864. Skirmish near Harper's Ferry July 14, 1863. Skirmishes at Charleston and on the Berryville Pike October 18. Expedition from Charleston to near New Market November 13-18. Skirmishes at Woodstock, Edenburg and Mt. Operations in Hampshire and Hardy Counties, W. Skirmishes near Romney February 2, Moorefield February 4 and Smithfield February 5.
Ordered to rejoin Regiment in Army of the Potomac April 25, and joined May 3, 1864. Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 128 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 251 Enlisted men by disease.
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