150th anniversary of Anson Croman and the 20th Michigan in the 1864 Overland Campaign
June 30, 2014 § Leave a comment
Public domain image from the National Park Service
On May 4, 1864, General Grant began the Overland Campaign which would lead 11 months later to the capture of the Confederate capitol of Richmond and the surrender of the main Confederate army in April, 1865.
The Overland Campaign lasted until June 12, 1864.
Anson Croman served in the 20th Michigan, IXth Corps.
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More information from the National Park Service:
If Anson Croman wrote letters home, none have survived. Therefore the best way to preserve the story of his service is by sharing the history of his regiment
Records document that Anson Croman was with his regiment from his 1862 enlistment until the Confederate surrender at Appomattox, Virginia in 1865.
The Musbachs and Robinsons are direct line descendants of Anson…
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