Battery "G" 1st Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
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Michigan state flag
Active January 17, 1862 to August 6, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg

The Battery "G" Michigan Light Artillery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

Battery "G" was organized at Kalamazoo, Michigan and mustered into service on January 17, 1862.

The battery was mustered out on August 6, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 320 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery lost 4 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 1 officer and 41 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 46 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/rosters.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved June 3, 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 June 19, 2007.
  3. http://www.michiganinthewar.org/artillery/1stg.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved June 3, 2007)

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