Company C was the “Saginaw Light Infantry” and commanded by Capt. Henry W. Trowbridge.
Company C, under the command of Capt. Trowbridge, had already boasted its own banner: a white square with a painted “C” in the middle. (29)
(29) “The War: The Fifth Regiment.” The Detroit Free Press, Aug. 20, 1861.
A Regimental History of the 5th Michigan Infantry Regiment From Its Formation Through the Seven Days Campaign Thomas E. Sebrell II
Residence Wayne County MI; 18 years old.
Enlisted on 9/1/1861 at Fort Wayne, MI as a Private.
On 9/16/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. MI 5th Infantry
He was discharged on 9/10/1864
He was listed as:
* Missing 6/30/1862 Charles City Cross Roads, VA
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65