United States Regiments & Batteries > Michigan


The 9th Michigan Battery lost 5 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 27 enlisted men by disease during the Civil War.

It is honored by a monument at Gettysburg.

1862
August 29 Organized at Detroit, Mich., and mustered in
December 4-11 Moved to Washington, D.C.; Attached to Camp Berry, Defenses of Washington,
1862
March, Artillery, Stahel’s Cavalry Division, 22nd Army Corps
June 16 To Triplett’s Bridge
Action at Triplett’s Corps, Dept. of Washington
June 24 Attached to 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac; At Fairfax Court House, Va.
June 24-July 2 March to Gettysburg, Pa.
July 2-3 Battle of Gettysburg.

The Battery was commanded by Captain Jabez J. Daniels. It brought to the field 119 men serving 6 Ordnance Rifles.

From the monument at Gettysburg:

This monument marks the position held by the Ninth Michigan Battery from 12:30 p.m. July 3rd, until 7 a.m. the following morning.

322 rounds of shot, shell and canister expended. Casualties one man killed and four wounded. Battery sustained the loss of 23 horses killed in the engagement.

July 8-24 March to Warrenton, Va., thence to Culpeper Court House
August Attached to 2nd Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac
October 27-
November 12
Moved to Nashville, Tenn.
November Attached to Artillery Brigade, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland
1865
July 4 Mustered out in Detroit