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Battery "I" 1st Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
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Michigan state flag
Active August 29, 1862 to July 14, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

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

Service[]

Battery "I" was organized at Detroit, Michigan and mustered into service on August 29, 1862.

The battery was mustered out on July 14, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 336 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery lost 2 officers and 3 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 42 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 47 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Captain Jabez J. Daniels[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 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/1sti.htm Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved July 3, 2007)

References[]

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