Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Michigan Colored Regiment
Erected 1977. (Marker Number S0288.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 20.67′ N, 83° 1.392′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Macomb Street 0.1 miles east of Chene Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located behind Duffield School. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48207, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John's Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Bloody Run (approx. half a mile away); The Black Presence in Detroit (approx. ¾ mile away); Chapman Abraham / Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War (approx. ¾ mile away); Glimpses of Detroit's Riverfront History (approx. ¾ mile away); St. Mary's Rectory (approx. one mile away); Peter Wetherill Stroh (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battles the First Michigan (102nd US CT) Fought.
Also see . . . 102nd U.S. Colored Troops. A service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on January 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. USCT
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,431 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.