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Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters

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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
01:17 ET (US)
3 Dec 2010: Article in online edition of Petersburg, Virginia Progress-Index:
"Native Americans visit Poplar Grove National Cemetery to visit warriors"
http://progress-index.com/news/native-amer...72325#axzz1M70pjZkn
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
01:12 ET (US)
Long thread on the Civil War Talk Forums site on CPT Edwin V. Andress, who played a key role in organizing Company K. An extensive excerpt on the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, copied from the Official Records, is posted here. http://civilwartalk.com/forums/showthread....higan-S.S.&p=376574
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
01:07 ET (US)
Article dated 12 April 2011 in the Traverse City Record-Eagle by Loraine Anderson on Chris Czopek, who has done commendable research on Company K: http://record-eagle.com/history/x104153474...-drawn-to-Company-K
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
01:04 ET (US)
Subsection of the May 2011 newsletter of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians: http://www.gtbindians.org/images/pdf_files/may_web_sections-2.pdf
   PDF file with an excerpt from a 1997 article on the men of Company K. There are some errors, such as the statement 'no official records' for Joseph Waukazoo. Joseph's story is well documented in the other sources listed on this topic.
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
00:51 ET (US)
Presentation on Co. K at Mackinaw City Public Library 10 Jan 2011 by Eric Hemenway: http://www.stignacenews.com/news/2011-01-2...ndian_Sharpsho.html
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
00:46 ET (US)
Sharpshooters in Grant's Army
   About a talk given 29 March 2011 by Chris Czopek: http://cchps.wordpress.com/programs/2011-e...ers-in-grants-army/
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
05-12-2011
00:38 ET (US)
"Seeking Michigan" article dated 12 April 2011:

http://seekingmichigan.org/look/2011/04/12...rican-sharpshooters
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
04-30-2011
11:10 ET (US)
Death Notice for Joseph Wakazoo 23 July 1910, published in Duluth News-Review
"WELL KNOWN INDIAN MINISTER DIES AT ELBOW [sic, should say 'Ebro']

Rev. Joseph Wakazoo, pastor of the Indian mission on the Bend of the River, of the White Earth reservation, for over 20 years, died this week of paralysis while on his way home from Red Lake. He was buried Thursday.

Rev. Wakazoo was one of the best known Indian missionaries in northern Minnesota. He was ordained a deacon of the Episcopal church of the diocese of Duluth in 1887 by Bishop Gilbert, and since that time has been intimately connected with the work of the church.

During the Civil War Rev. Mr. Wakazoo joined the Union forces by enlisting with a Michigan regiment. He served throughout the war as a sharpshooter, and received and honorable discharge from the government.

He was born in northern New York, and was a descendant of the Ottawa tribe of the Ojibwa nation. At the time of his death he was between 75 and 80 years of age."
    A scanned compressed JPG of the microfilmed article as published is available here:
http://cid-e6418942dc619cb4.office.live.co...o%2019100722001.jpg
    An uncompressed TIF file of the same article is here: http://cid-e6418942dc619cb4.office.live.co...o%2019100722001.tif
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
01-07-2011
18:03 ET (US)
"Anishnabe Ogitchedaw Veteran and Warrior Society to Honor Civil War Dead"
   from the website of the "Times-Recorder" of Americus, GA, dated 6 May 2010.
http://americustimesrecorder.com/local/x13...sharpshooters/print
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
01-05-2011
22:54 ET (US)
List of images of index cards to pension files of members of Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. Some of the names are duplicated, e.g. Antoine Scott is the same as Antoine LaCroix. Some names may not actually belong to Co. K.
http://cid-e6418942dc619cb4.office.live.co...lic/PensionIndexCoK
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
01-05-2011
13:51 ET (US)
Family history page of Waukazoo / Waukazo
  Both Payson Wolfe and Joseph Waukazoo belong to this family. Lots of family history here: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waukazoo/
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
12-31-2010
15:30 ET (US)
Partial roster of enlisted men of Co. K
http://www.mfhn.com/Native/(S(qordgw55t4yc...MISSCoK-ROSTER.ashx
  Joseph Waukazoo has been omitted.
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
12-31-2010
15:29 ET (US)
List of Co. K men at the Andersonville Prisoner of War camp, both dead & survivors: http://www.mfhn.com/Native/(S(qordgw55t4yc...SCoK-Prisoners.ashx
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
12-31-2010
13:59 ET (US)
A virtual cemetery of all the Co. K vets has been started at findagrave.com.
   Go here http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=184911
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ArtFDPerson was signed in when posted
12-30-2010
16:40 ET (US)
Payson Wolfe, of Co. K is described in detail here:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancest...aukazoo/Payson.html
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