15th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
This Unit was organized at Keokuk February 22, 1862. They mustered out July 24, 1865.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
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 Clinton County &c.
Company B - enrolled in Polk County
Company C - enrolled in Mahaska County
Company D - enrolled in Wapello County
Company E - enrolled in Lee County
Company F - enrolled in Mills County and Fremont County
Company G - enrolled in Marion County and Warren County
Company H - enrolled in Pottawattamie County, Harrison County, &c.
Company I - enrolled in Lee County, Clarke County &c.
Company K - enrolled in Marion County, Wapello County and Van Buren 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 537-582. FHL book 977.7 M25ag.
Rosters are also listed in this book.
- Rose, A. Patrick. "Sergeant Rose and the 15th Iowa in the War of the Rebellion". [S.l.] : A.P. Rose, c2006] Digital Copy. FHL Collection
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).