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14th Independent Battery Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
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Active January 5, 1864 to July 1, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery

The 14th Independent Battery Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

Battery "M" was organized at Kalamazoo, Michigan and mustered into service on January 5, 1864.

The battery was mustered out on July 1, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 239 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery lost 9 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 9 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Captain Charles Heine[3]

See also[]

  • List of Michigan Civil War Units
  • Michigan in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  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/14th.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 4, 2007)

References[]


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