13th Independent Battery Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
100px
Michigan state flag
Active January 20, 1864 to August 1, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery

The 13th Independent Battery Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

Battery "M" was organized at Grand Rapids, Michigan and mustered into service on January 20, 1864. The battery was mounted and used to fight guerrillas and on patrol duty on February 27, 1865.

The battery was mustered out on July 1, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 257 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery 1 enlistedman killed in action or mortally wounded and 13 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 14 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/rosters.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 4, 2007)
  2. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unmiarty.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved July 4, 2007.
  3. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/artillery/13th.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 4, 2007)

References[edit | edit source]


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.