This flag belonged to Battery E of the First Michigan Light Artillery. Mustered in the Marshall area, Battery E saw most of its action in Tennessee and Alabama. It suffered no deaths due to battle but lost 29 due to disease and one to drowning.
First Michigan Light Artillery; 1st Michigan Light Artillery; American Civil War; battle flags
Letter from Elizabeth Cherington to Mack Ewing dated March 30, 1865. In this letter, she discusses family news, community news (particularly the draft), and the status of family members serving on the front.
American Civil War; Cherington, Elizabeth (Ewing); Elizabeth (Ewing) Cherington; Ewing, Mack; Ewing, Henry McKendree; Henry McKendree Ewing; Mack Ewing; draft substitutes; draft;