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Battery "F" 1st Michigan Volunteer Light Artillery
Michigan state flag
Active January 9, 1862 to July 1, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Nashville

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


Battery "F" was organized at Detroit and Coldwater, Michigan and mustered into service on January 9, 1862.

The battery was mustered out on July 1, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

Over its existence, the battery carried a total of 246 men on its muster rolls.[1]

The battery lost 1 officer and 9 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 23 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 33 fatalities.[2]


  • Captain John S. Andrews[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)