15th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

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Brief History

This Unit was organized at Keokuk February 22, 1862. They mustered out July 24, 1865.[1]

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.

Source Material

  • 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


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