From the front of the monument:
Sixteenth Mich. Inf'ty
3rd Brig. 1st. Div.
From the back:
Mustered in at Detroit, Mich. Sept. 8, 1861.
Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind. July 8, 1865.
Total enrollment 2318 offices & men
Killed in action 10 officers, 155 men
Died of wounds 2 officers, 48 men.
Died of disease 128 men. Total 348.
Participated in 52 skirmishes and general engagements from Yorktown, Va. May 4, 1862 to Appomattox, Va., April 9, 1865 and was one of the regiments detailed to receive Lee's Army with its arms and flags on April 9, 1865.
Regiment held this position during the afternoon and night of July 2, 1863, and assisted in defeating the desperate attempts of the enemy to capture Little Round Top.
Present for duty 17 officers, 339 men total 356. Casualties: 3 officers 20 men killed, 2 officers 32 men wounded, 3 men missing. Total 60.