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Federal (USV)


Charles J. Hunt

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Education: University of Michigan, Class of 1846

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Port Huron, Michigan, he originally mustered into Company A, 7th Michigan, as 1st Lieutenant in September 1861. He was 35 years old. He was wounded in action at Glendale, VA on 30 June 1862, and commissioned Captain 30 July 1862.

On the Campaign

When called to assume command of the Brigade, Col. Hall says [report] that he left Captain Hunt in command of the Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Baxter having been disabled by wounds. Hunt was himself wounded at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Transferred to company K. He transferred to the Invalid Corps on 21 September 1863. He was discharged 30 June 1866, from the 25th Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps.

After the War

He was the County Clerk in Cheboygan in 1885-6.

References & notes

Service details from the State of Michigan1.


c. 1826


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 55 - 56  [AotW citation 11981]