Scope and Contents
This collection includes a 44 page original handwritten memoir from Dr. Marden Sabin, born in Orland, Indiana, ranging from 1840 to 1867 regarding his service in the 100th Hundredth Indiana Regiment during the Civil War. Also included are three additional handwritten pagesof additional biographical information, including the citation: History of St. Joseph County, Michigan, by H.G. Cutler.
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Marden Sabin was born on January 2, 1840, in Orland, Steuben County, Indiana, to Martha (Stocker) and Stephen Sabin. In 1852, Marden attended Northeastern Indiana Leary Institute preparatory school in Orland, Indiana, and in 1859, entered the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1862, after his junior year, Sabin enlisted in the 100th Indiana Regiment, was made Sergeant of Company B, and later promoted to Sergeant Major, First Lieutenant, and Captain. Sabin participated in the Battle of Vicksburg, Siege of Knoxville, and the Atlanta Campaign, marching with General Sherman to the sea. He was mustered out of service in June 1865, after taking part in the grand review at Washington, D.C. After the War, Marden Sabin returned to the Uiversity of Michigan to pursue a career in medicine, graduating in 1867. On May 23, 1867, Dr. Sabin married Mary Monroe Smith, and began his medical practice in Centreville, Michigan. Marden Sabin served two terms on the Michigan State Senate, 1891-1894. Marden and Mary Sabin had two children, Edna and Leland. Dr. Sabin died on April 10, 1917, in Battle Creek, Michigan.
"Portrait and Biographical Album of St. Joseph County, Michigan, 1885", Chapman Brothers of Chicago; Carole L. (Mohney) Carr, Message Boards, Biographies, Ancestry.com
National Park Service, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com
The Political Graveyard, Ann Arbor MI; http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/saal-sacket.html