Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Michigan

Michigan provided a full regiment of light artillery to the Federal cause.  As mentioned in previous installments, the clerks identified Michigan’s batteries with numbered designations, as per early war convention.  But the batteries were later designated with letters within the state’s 1st Light Artillery Regiment.  I will merge the two in an attempt to coverContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Michigan”

Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2

We started on the last post working down this long list of Indiana batteries: In that last post, we discussed the first dozen independent batteries.  Picking up there, we have independent batteries 13 through 26: Yes, a baker’s dozen plus one.  But with those fourteen batteries, we actually have less numbers to consider as onlyContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Indiana’s batteries, Part 2”

Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Michigan’s Batteries

Starting a fresh set of pages in the second quarter summaries, we find Michigan’s are the next set of volunteer batteries.  As mentioned in previous installments, the clerks identified Michigan’s batteries with numbered designations, as per early war convention.  But the batteries were later designated with letters within the state’s 1st Light Artillery Regiment.  IContinue reading “Summary Statement, 2nd Quarter, 1863 – Michigan’s Batteries”