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=== Iowa Military Units ===[[Image:{{SamuelCurtis}}]]
Most units were numbered, however, some were named. See the table below for lists of the regiments, battalions, batteries, and other units. <br>=== Introduction ===
The information in Iowa provided over 76,000 troops to the lists Civil War, of which 13,000 died. Iowa Military Units comes from troops included 48 infantry regiments, 8 cavalry regiments, 4 artillery regiments, and one unassigned volunteer regiment. For additional information, see the Wikipedia article, [http://wwwen.itdwikipedia.nps.govorg/cwsswiki/ Iowa_in_the_American_Civil_War Iowa in the American Civil War Soldiers and Sailors] web site. That web site also can be searched by the name of a soldier.
<br><center>'''Iowa Units by Number or by Name'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 1st through 9th|1st-9th]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 10th through 30th|10th-30th]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 31st through 48th|31st-48th]] </div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units A to Z|A to Z]]</div><br><br><br><br><center>'''Iowa Units by Type of Unit'''</center><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; color: black; padding-top: 5px">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Infantry Military Units|Infantry]]</div><div style ="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Cavalry Units|Cavalry]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Artillery Units|Artillery]]</div><div style="text-align: center; padding-bottom: 5px; background-color: rgb(204,255,255); margin: 4px; padding-left: 5px; width: 60px; padding-right: 5px; float: left; height: 40px; padding-top: 5px">[[Iowa Civil War Union Other Units|Other]]</div><br><br><br>
=== RegimentsMost units were numbered, however, some were named. See the table below for lists of the regiments, battalions, batteries, and other units. <br> ===
*[The information in the lists of Iowa Military Units comes from the [1st Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|1st Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]<br>Organized at Davenport August and September, 1861https://www. <br>Mustered out February 15, 1866nps. Moved to Iowa February 19gov/civilwar/soldiers-March 12, and discharged March 16, 1866-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors] web site. That web site also can be searched by the name of a soldier. <br>
*<br> <center>'''Iowa Units by Number or by Name'''</center><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; color: black; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 1st Regimentthrough 9th|1st-9th]]</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 10th through 30th|10th-30th]]</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units 31st through 48th|31st-48th]] </div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Units A to Z|A to Z]]</div> <br><br><br><br> <center>'''Iowa Units by Type of Unit'''</center><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; color: black; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">'''''Union Units'''''</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Infantry Units|Infantry]]</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(3 months204, 1861255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Cavalry Units|1st RegimentCavalry]]</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(204, 255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Infantry Civil War Union Artillery Units|Artillery]]</div><div style="margin: 4px; padding: 5px; float: left; width: 60px; height: 40px; background-color: rgb(3 months204, 1861255, 255); text-align: center;">[[Iowa Civil War Union Other Units|Other]]</div> <br><br>Organized at Keokuk for three months and mustered in May 14, 1861. <br>Mustered out August 20, 1861. <br>
*[[1st Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery|1st Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery]]<br>Organized at Burlington August 17, 1861, === Records and duty there till December. <br>Mustered out July 5, 1865. <br>Resources ===
*[[2nd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]<br>Organized in ==== Roster and Record of Iowa at large and mustered in at Council Bluffs, Ia., August 18, 1861. <br>Mustered out August 7, 1865. <br>Soldiers ====
*[[2nd RegimentFor lists of the soldiers by regiment, Iowa Infantry|2nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk and mustered in May 27, 1861. <br>Mustered out July 12 and discharged at Davenport, Iowa, July 20, 1865.see:
*[[2nd Independent Battery, ''Roster and Record of Iowa Light Artillery|2nd Independent BatterySoldiers in the War of the Rebellion: Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations, Iowa Light Artillery]]1861–1866'' <brref>Organized at Davenport August Iowa. Adjutant General’s Office. ''Roster and SeptemberRecord of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations, 1861–1866''. 6 vols. Des Moines, 1861Iowa: E. H. <br>Mustered out September 19English, 18651908–1911. (Family History Library {{FHL|27|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2i; films 987646–50)}} <br/ref>is available online. See [[Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion - 6 Volumes|Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers]].
*[[3rd Regiment:This book provides each soldier’s name, Iowa Cavalry|3rd Regimentrank, Iowa Cavalry ]]<br>Organized at Keokuk August 30 to September 14, 1861and often the date and place he was mustered out. The soldiers are listed by company but not alphabetically. <br>Mustered out August 9, 1865Volume 6 has names of Iowans that served in organizations of other states and other miscellaneous organizations. <br>
*[[3rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|3rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk and mustered in June 8, 1861. Veterans consolidated to a Battalion of three Companies July, 1864. <br>Transferred to 2nd Iowa Infantry as Companies "A," "F" and "I," November 4, 1864. <br>Contents:
:*[[3rd Volume 1 - 1st through 8th Regiments, Infantry :*Volume 2 - 9th through 16th Regiments, Infantry :*Volume 3 - 17th through 31st Regiments, Infantry :*Volume 4 - 1st through 9th Regiments, Cavalry and Two Independent BatteryCompanies, Cavalry :*Volume 5 - 32d through 48th Regiments, Iowa Light Artillery|3rd Independent BatteryInfantry, 1st Regiment African Infantry, Iowa and 1st through 4th Batteries Light Artillery]]<br>Organized at Dubuque :*Volume 6 - Roster and mustered Record of Iowa Soldiers in September 24Miscellaneous Organizations of the Mexican War, 1861. <br>Mustered out Oct. 23Indian Campaigns, War of the Rebellion, 1865and the Spanish American and Philippine Wars Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organization. <br>
*[[4th RegimentSmith, Iowa Cavalry|4th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]<br>Organized at Camp Harlan, Mount Pleasant, September to November, 1861Elijah Parsons. Companies muster in "A," "E" and "F" November 23, "B," "C," "D," "I," "K" and "M" November 25, "G" November 27, "L" December 24, and "H" January 1, 1862''The diary of Elijah P. <br>Mustered out at Atlanta August 10Smith'' (Salt Lake City, 1865Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, and discharged at Davenport1974), Ia., August 24, 1865{{FHL|342510|item|disp=FHL film 965938 Item 3}}. <br>
*[[4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Council Bluffs and mustered in August 8, 1861.==== Service Records ====
*[[4th Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery|4th Independent Battery, Iowa Light Artillery]]<br>Organized at Davenport November 23, 1863. <br>Mustered out July 14, 1865. <br>An index to the compiled military service records is:
*[[5th Regiment, ''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Iowa Cavalry|5th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]'' <brref>Organized as Curtis Horse by order of General FremontUnited States. CosAdjutant General’s Office. "A," "B," "C" and "D" organized at Omaha, Neb''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Iowa''., September 14 to November 13, 1861National Archives Microfilm Publications; "E" at Dubuque, IaM0541.; "F" in Missouri, as Fremont HussarsWashington, October 25DC: The National Archives, 1861; "H" at Benton Barracks, Mo1964.(Family History Library {{FHL|315985|title-id|disp=films 881808–36}}) </ref>This index lists each soldier’s name, December 28company, 1861; "Gunit," "I" and "K" as 1strank in, 2nd and 3rd Independent Companies, Minnesota Cavalry, at Fort Snelling, Minnrank out., October 29 There are also references to December 20, 1861; "L" as Naughton's Irish Dragoons at Jefferson City, Moservice in other units., The actual service records have not been filmed and "M" as Osage Rifles are available only at Stthe National Archives. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1861. <br>Mustered out August 11, 1865. <br>
*For more information on service records see [[5th Regiment, Iowa InfantryUnion Service Records|5th Regiment, Iowa InfantryUnion Service Records]]<br>Organized at Burlington July 15, 1861. <br>Mustered out July 30. Consolidated with 5th Iowa Cavalry August 8, 1864. <br>
*[[6th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|6th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]<br>Organized at Davenport January 31 to March 5, 1863. <br>Mustered out October 17, 1865 <br>==== Pension Records ====
*[[6th Regiment, Iowa Infantry'''Civil War Pension Index Cards''' - An {{RecordSearch|1471019|6th RegimentIndex to Pension Applications}} of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on FamilySearch. Each card gives the soldier’s name, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Burlington application and mustered in July 17certificate numbers, state of enlistment, 1861and might include rank and death information. <br>Mustered out July 21The majority of the records are of Civil War veterans, but the collection also includes records for veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, 1865the Indian Wars, and World War I. For more information see [[Union Pension Records|Union Pension Records]]. <br>
*[[7th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry|7th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]<br>Organized at Davenport April 27 to July 13, 1863, Companies "A" to "H." Company "I" organized as Sioux City Cavalry November 14, 1861, and three Companies organized for 41st Iowa Battalion assigned as Companies "K," "L" and "M." <br>Mustered out June 22, 1866. <br>==== Society Records ====
*After the Civil War, veterans formed the [[7th Regimenthttp://www.suvcw.org/research.htm Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)]. At its peak in the 1890s, the GAR had posts and members throughout Iowa Infantry|7th Regiment. Post records give the name, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Burlington July 24 to August 4birth date, birthplace (town and state), war record (regiment, enlistment date, 1861. <br>Mustered date mustered out July 12), wife’s name and sometimes, 1865the names and residences of children and parents. <br>For the index and post records, see:
*[[8th Regiment''Grand Army of the Republic. Grand Army of the Republic Records, ca. 1800–1962'' <ref>Iowa Cavalry. ''Grand Army of the Republic. Grand Army of the Republic Records, ca. 1800–1962''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978, 1987. (On 69 Family History Library {{FHL|155392|title-id|8th Regimentdisp=films beginning with 1487370}}) </ref>The index cards generally provide the name of the person, his company and regiment, the state from which he served in the Civil War, and the number and city of the GAR post where he was listed. Often the cards also give the exact birth date, county of birth, Iowa Cavalryexact death date and place, name and location of cemetery, and parents’ names. The forms are on microfilm, are listed by county, and often name the parents, spouse, and children. The original records are at the [https://iowaculture.gov/history State Historical Society]in Des Moines, which has a good [https://iowaculture.gov/search/node/civil%20war Civil War section]<br>Organized at Davenport September 30.*Grand Army of the Republic Records Iowa Posts: Indexes to veterans; post membership records. 69 films FHL first film 1,487, 1863370. <br>Mustered out August 13*Grand Army of the Republic, Jefferson County Post # 227, Glasgow, Iowa FHL film 1,695, 1865920 item 6. <br>
*[[8th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|8th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Davenport August and September, 1861. <br>Mustered out April 20, 1866. <br>==== Additional Sources ====
*[[9th RegimentFor a list of the Civil War soldiers living in Iowa in 1886, see the book, ''List of Ex-Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, Living in Iowa Cavalry|9th Regiment, Iowa Cavalry]]'' <brref>Organized at Dubuque ''List of Ex-Soldiers, Sailors, and mustered Marines, Living in September 24Iowa''. Des Moines, Iowa: G. E. Roberts, 1861State Printer, 1886. (Family History Library {{FHL|322671|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M22ig; film 982150}}) <br/ref>Mustered out July 18mentioned previously. The Civil War soldiers are listed by the state from which they served, 1865then by their regiment and then alphabetically. *A [http://www.iowahistory.org/museum/battleflags/info/assets/county_enlistments.pdf PDF file from the State Historical Society of Iowa] lists where and when each regiment was mustered into service and the counties that provided the most recruits for each one. <br>
*[[9th Regiment, Three guidebooks to Iowa Infantry|9th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Dubuque and mustered in September 24, 1861. <br>Mustered out July 18, 1865. <br>Civil War information are:
*[[10th Regiment''Discovering Your Iowa Civil War Ancestry'' <ref>Meyer, Steve. ''Discovering Your Iowa Civil War Ancestry''. Garrison, Iowa Infantry: Meyer Pub., 1993. (Family History Library {{FHL|10th Regiment677391|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2ms}})</ref> *''Iowa in the Civil War: A Reference Guide'' <ref>Robertson , James J. Jr. ''Iowa in the Civil War: A Reference Guide''. Iowa City, Iowa Infantry]]: State Historical Society of Iowa, 197-. (Family History Library {{FHL|188275|title-id|disp=book 977.7A1 no. 40; fiche 6049713}}) <br/ref>Organized at This book mentions articles, reports, histories, letters, and diaries that have been published about the different regiments that were in the Civil War. *''Iowa City Colonels and Montezuma August Regiments: Being a History of Iowa Regiments in the War of the Rebellion and SeptemberContaining a Description of the Battles in Which They Fought' <ref>Stuart, 1861Addison A. <br>Mustered out August 15''Iowa Colonels and Regiments: Being a History of Iowa Regiments in the War of the Rebellion and Containing a Description of the Battles in Which They Fought''. Des Moines, Iowa: Mills, 1865. (Family History Library {{FHL|169064|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2s; film 1036165}}) <br/ref>''
*[[11th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|11th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Davenport September 28 to October 18. 1861. <br>Mustered out July 15, 1865. <br>=== Other Sources ===
*[[12th Regiment, http://www.iowahistory.org/museum/civil-war-150/index.html Iowa Infantry|12th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]Civil War Sesquicentennial]<br>Organized at Dubuque (accessed 19 September 2011) has a list of events and mustered in November 25programs, timeline, 1861. <br>Mustered out January 20county enlistments by regiment, 1866etc. <br>
*[[13th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|13th Regiment's Civil War Battle Flags, State Historical Society of Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Davenport October 18 to November 2, 1861. <br>Mustered out July 21, 1865. <br>(accessed 19 September 2011) has photos of the battle flags for:
*:[http://www.iowaflags.org/gallery/infantry.htm Infantry] :[14th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|14th Regiment, Iowa Infantryhttp://www.iowaflags.org/gallery/cavalry.htm Cavalry] :[http://www.iowaflags.org/gallery/artillery.htm Artillery]:[http://www.iowaflags.org/gallery/confederate.htm Various Confederate]<br>Organized at Davenport November and mustered in November 6, 1861:[http://www. <br>Mustered out August 8, 1865iowaflags. <br>org/gallery/misc.htm Misc]
*[[15th RegimentStuart, Addison A. ''Iowa Infantry|15th Regiment, colonels and regiments&nbsp;: being a history of Iowa regiments in the War of the Rebellion and containing a description of the battles in which they have fought.'' (Des Moines [Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk February 22&nbsp;: Mills, 1865), 1862{{FHL|169064|item|disp=FHL book 977. <br>Mustered out July 247 M2s}} and (Bethesda, Maryland&nbsp;: University Publications of America, c1993), 1865{{FHL|671117|item|disp=FHL book US IA M25sa}}. <br>
*[[16th RegimentIowa Genealogical Society (Des Moines, Iowa Infantry|16th Regiment, ). ''Iowa soldiers residing in Kansas.'' (Des Moines [Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Davenport December 10: Iowa Genealogical Society, 1861c1996), to March, 1862{{FHL|777635|item|disp=FHL book 977. <br>Mustered out July 19, 18657 M2io}}. <br>
*[[17th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|17th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk March 21 to April 16, 1862, and mustered in April 16, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 25, 1865. <br>==== Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) ====
*[[18th RegimentGrand Army of the Republic founded in 1866 - 1956, was the largest veteran’s organization in the country after the Civil War. It was a fraternal organization members were veterans of the Union Army, Iowa Infantry|18th RegimentUS Navy, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Clinton Marines and mustered Revenue Cutler Service who served in August 6the American Civil War. The group supported voting rights for black veterans, 1862and lobbied the U.S. Ordered Congress to Little Rockestablish veterans' pensions. <br>Mustered out July 20In 1890 the membership was 490, 1865000. <br>
*[[19th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|19th RegimentIn 1888 there were 364 posts and 1, 796 members in the state of Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk and mustered in August 25, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 10, 1865. <br>
*[[20th Regiment, http://suvcw.org/garposts/ia.pdf GAR Posts in the State of Iowa Infantry|20th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Clinton and mustered in August 25, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 8, 1865. <br>
The FamilySearch Catalog list the records of the [https://familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*[[21st Regiment, %2C0%2C0&keyword=Iowa++Grand+Army+of+the+Republic&prekeyword=Iowa Infantry|21st Regiment, ++Grand+Army+of+the+Republic Iowa Infantry]Grand Army of the Republic]<br>Organized at Dubuque August, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 25, 1865. <br>
*[[22nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|22nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Iowa City and mustered in September 9, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 25, 1865. <br>==== Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War ====
*[[23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|23rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Des Moines and mustered in September 19, 1862With the death of the last member of the Grand Army of the Republic the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War was formed. <br>Mustered out July 26, 1865. <br>
*[[24th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|24th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Muscatine and mustered in September 18, 1862. <br>Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., July 17, 1865. <br> *[[25th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|25th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Mount Pleasant and mustered in September 27, 1862. <br>Mustered out June 6, 1865. <br>=== References ===
*[[26th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|26th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Clinton and mustered in September 30, 1862. <br>Mustered out June 6, 1865. <br> *[[27th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|27th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 3, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 8, 1865. <br> *[[28th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|28th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Iowa City and mustered in October 10, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 31, 1865. <br> *[[29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Camp Dodge, Council Bluffs, and mustered in December 1, 1862. Moved to New Orleans, La.; thence home. <br>Mustered out August 10, 1865. <br> *[[30th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|30th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk and mustered in September 20, 1862. <br>Mustered out June 5, 1865. <br> *[[31st Regiment, Iowa Infantry|31st Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Davenport and mustered in October 13, 1862. <br>Mustered out June 27, 1865. <br> *[[32nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|32nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 6, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 24, 1865. <br> *[[33rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|33rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Oskaloosa and mustered in October 4, 1862. <br>Mustered out July 17, 1865, and discharged at Rock Island, Ill., August 7, 1865. <br> *[[34th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|34th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Burlington and mustered in October 15, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 15, 1865. <br> *[[35th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|35th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Muscatine and mustered in September 18, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 10, 1865. <br> *[[36th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|36th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Keokuk and mustered in October 4, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 24, 1865. <br> *[[37th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|37th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Muscatine and mustered in December 15, 1862. <br>Mustered out May 24, 1865. <br> *[[38th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|38th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Dubuque and mustered in December 4, 1862. <br>Consolidated with 34th Iowa Infantry December 12, 1864. <br> *[[39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in November 24, 1862. <br>Mustered out August 2, 1865. <br> *[[40th Regiment, Iowa Infantry|40th Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Organized at Iowa City and mustered in November 15, 1862. <br>Mustered out June 5, 1865. <br> *[[41st Battalion, Iowa Infantry|41st Battalion, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Originally organized at Companies "A," "B," "C," 14th Iowa Infantry, October, 1861. Detached by order of General Fremont, and march from Davenport, via Des Moines, Council Bluffs and Sioux City, to Fort Randall, Dakota Territory, arriving December 5, 1861, and on special duty at that point till April, 1863. Permanently detached from 14th Iowa Infantry September 18, 1862, and designated 41st Iowa Battalion Infantry. <br>Transferred to 7th Iowa Cavalry as Companies "K," "L" and "M." <br> *[[42nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|42nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Failed to complete organization. <br> *[[43rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry|43rd Regiment, Iowa Infantry]]<br>Failed to complete organization. <br> *[[44th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|44th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]]<br>Organized at Davenport June 1, 1864. <br>Mustered out September 15, 1864. <br> *[[45th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|45th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]]<br>Organized at Keokuk May 25, 1864. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Memphis and Moscow, Tenn., and assigned to duty guarding Memphis &amp; Charleston Railroad till September, 1864. <br>Mustered out September 16, 1864. <br> *[[46th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|46th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]]<br>Organized at Davenport June 10, 1864. <br>Mustered out September 23, 1864. <br> *[[47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|47th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]]<br>Organized at Davenport July 13, 1864. Ordered to Helena, Ark., and duty there and in District of Eastern Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to September. Ordered to Davenport, Iowa, September 1. <br>Mustered out September 28, 1864. <br> *[[48th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)|48th Regiment, Iowa Infantry (100 days, 1864)]]<br>"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit. <br> *[[Sioux City Iowa Cavalry|Sioux City Iowa Cavalry]]<br>"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit. <br> *[[Unassigned Iowa Volunteers|Unassigned Iowa Volunteers]]<br>"Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer contains no history for this unit. <br> === Civil War, 1861–65 === Iowa provided over 76,000 troops to the Civil War, of which 13,000 died. An index to the compiled military service records is:  *''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Iowa'' <ref>United States. Adjutant General’s Office. ''Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Iowa''. National Archives Microfilm Publications; M0541. Washington, DC: The National Archives, 1964. (Family History Library {{FHL|315985|title-id|disp=films 881808–36}}) </ref>This index lists each soldier’s name, company, unit, rank in, and rank out. There are also references to service in other units. The actual service records have not been filmed and are available only at the National Archives. For lists of the soldiers by regiment, see volumes 1–5 of the following:  *''Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations, 1861–1866'' <ref>Iowa. Adjutant General’s Office. ''Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: Together with Historical Sketches of Volunteer Organizations, 1861–1866''. 6 vols. Des Moines, Iowa: E. H. English, 1908–1911. (Family History Library {{FHL|27|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2i; films 987646–50)}} </ref>This book provides each soldier’s name, rank, and often the date and place he was mustered out. The soldiers are listed by company but not alphabetically. Volume 6 has names of soldiers from later wars, as well. An index to the six volumes is found in: *''Index to Iowa Soldiers'' <ref>''Index to Iowa Soldiers''. 7 vols. N.p.: Idaho State Historical Society Genealogical Library, 1979. (Family History Library {{FHL|27|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2i index; film 1033761 items 3–9; fiche 6051153}}) </ref>*For a list of the Civil War soldiers living in Iowa in 1886, see the book, ''List of Ex-Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, Living in Iowa,'' <ref>''List of Ex-Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, Living in Iowa''. Des Moines, Iowa: G. E. Roberts, State Printer, 1886. (Family History Library {{FHL|322671|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M22ig; film 982150}}) </ref>mentioned previously. The Civil War soldiers are listed by the state from which they served, then by their regiment and then alphabetically. *'''Civil War Pension Index Cards''' - A free Internet index to pension applications of veterans who served in the US Army between 1861-1917 is available on [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1471019 FamilySearch Record Search]. Each card gives the soldier’s name, application and certificate numbers, state of enlistment, and might include rank and death information. Other wars, of that time period, may be included. After the Civil War, veterans formed the [http://www.suvcw.org/research.htm Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)]. At its peak in the 1890s, the GAR had posts and members throughout Iowa. Post records give the name, birth date, birthplace (town and state), war record (regiment, enlistment date, date mustered out), wife’s name and sometimes, the names and residences of children and parents. For the index and post records, see:  *''Grand Army of the Republic. Grand Army of the Republic Records, ca. 1800–1962'' <ref>Iowa. ''Grand Army of the Republic. Grand Army of the Republic Records, ca. 1800–1962''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978, 1987. (On 69 Family History Library {{FHL|155392|title-id|disp=films beginning with 1487370}}) </ref>The index cards generally provide the name of the person, his company and regiment, the state from which he served in the Civil War, and the number and city of the GAR post where he was listed. Often the cards also give the exact birth date, county of birth, exact death date and place, name and location of cemetery, and parents’ names. The forms are on microfilm, are listed by county, and often name the parents, spouse, and children. The original records are at the [http://www.iowahistory.org/library/index.html State Historical Society] in Des Moines. '''Regimental Lists.''' See a [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Iowa_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865 list of regiments] and links to their histories.&nbsp;  Three guidebooks to Iowa Civil War information are:  *''Discovering Your Iowa Civil War Ancestry'' <ref>Meyer, Steve. ''Discovering Your Iowa Civil War Ancestry''. Garrison, Iowa: Meyer Pub., 1993. (Family History Library {{FHL|677391|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2ms}})</ref> *''Iowa in the Civil War: A Reference Guide'' <ref>Robertson , James J. Jr. ''Iowa in the Civil War: A Reference Guide''. Iowa City, Iowa: State Historical Society of Iowa, 197-. (Family History Library {{FHL|188275|title-id|disp=book 977.7A1 no. 40; fiche 6049713}}) </ref>This book mentions articles, reports, histories, letters, and diaries that have been published about the different regiments that were in the Civil War. *''Iowa Colonels and Regiments: Being a History of Iowa Regiments in the War of the Rebellion and Containing a Description of the Battles in Which They Fought' <ref>Stuart, Addison A. ''Iowa Colonels and Regiments: Being a History of Iowa Regiments in the War of the Rebellion and Containing a Description of the Battles in Which They Fought''. Des Moines, Iowa: Mills, 1865. (Family History Library {{FHL|169064|title-id|disp=book 977.7 M2s; film 1036165}}) </ref>'' === References ===
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