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27th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

This Unit was organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 3, 1862. They mustered out August 8, 1865.[1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,562 men on its roster for this unit. Roster. This Unit listed as 'UIA0027RI'.

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.


Company A - enrolled in Alamakee County

Company B - enrolled in Alamakee County

Company C - enrolled in Buchanan County

Company D - enrolled in Clayton County

Company E - enrolled in Clayton County

Company F - enrolled in Delaware County

Company G - enrolled in Floyd County and Chickasaw

Company H - enrolled in Buchanan County

Company I - enrolled in Allamakee County &c.

Company K - enrolled in Mitchell County


Information about the companies and their counties comes from Iowa. Adjutant General's Office, Report of the Adjutant General and Acting Quartermaster General of the State of Iowa, (Des Moines [Iowa]: F.W. Palmer, 1863), pages 951-982. FHL book 977.7 M25ag.

Rosters are also listed in this book.

Other Sources
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References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).