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Battery "E" 1st Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
Michigan state flag
Active December 6, 1861 to July 30, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Nashville

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


Battery "E" was organized at Grand Rapids, Albion, and Marshall, Michiganand was mustered into service on December 6, 1861.

The battery was mustered out on July 30, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 333 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery lost 33 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 33 fatalities.[2]


  • Captain John H. Dennis[3]

See also[]

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


  1. Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved June 3, 2007)
  2. 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. Michigan in the Civil War website, retrieved June 3, 2007)