Michigan in the Civil War

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Yates, John B., 1833-

John B. Yates, from Charles R. Sligh, History of the Services of the First Regiment Michigan Engineers and Mechanics. Grand Rapids, 1921

Typescript copy of military history (May 25, 1866) of John B. Yates of Company A, Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, captain and later colonel in the regiment. This is a detailed record of his official service in the Civil War, repairing bridges and railroads, building blockhouses and fortifications, having skirmishes with the enemy, and taking part in the engagements of Bowling Green, Perryville, Stones River, and on the march with Sherman's army, 1861-1865. Yates was from Albion, Mich.