Union Regimental Histories

 

Iowa

 

9th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque and mustered in September 24, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo. Attached to Dept. of Missouri October, 1861, to January, 1862. Unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, to February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862. 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 11th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Franklin, Mo., October 11, 1861, and duty there guarding railroad until January, 1862. Curtis' advance on Springfield, Mo., January 23-February 12, 1862. Pursuit of Price to Cassville, Ark., February 13-16. Sugar Creek February 17. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6, 7 and 8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3, and to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 14. Duty at Helena until December. Expedition from Helena to Arkansas Post November 16-21. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluffs December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault on and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-23, and duty there until April. Expedition to Greenville, Black Bayou and Deer Creek April 5-14. Black Bayou April 10. Demonstration on Haines and Drumgould's Bluffs April 25-May 2. Snider's Bluff April 30. Moved to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 2-14. Battle of Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brandon Station July 19. At Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 20. Operation on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Cherokee Station October 21 and 29. Cane Creek October 26. Tuscumbia October 26-27. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-27; Lookout Mountain November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25; Taylor's Ridge, Ringgold Gap, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. At Woodville, Ala., until April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1-September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Ezra Chapel, Hood's second sortie, July 28. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Snake Creek Gap October 15. Ship Gap October 16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville November 22. Ogeechee River December 7-9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April. 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River January 25, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 142 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 230 Enlisted men by disease. Total 386.

10th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Iowa City and Montezuma August and September, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., September 6; thence to Cape Girardeau, Mo., October 1. Attached to District of Cairo October, 1861. 5th Brigade, Military District of Cairo, to February, 1862. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Corps, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--At Cape Girardeau, Mo., until November, 1861. Expedition against Thompson's forces November 2-12. Action at Bloomfield November 10. Moved to Bird's Point, Mo., November 12. Action at Charleston January 8, 1862. Moved to New Madrid, Mo., March 4. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., March 6-15, and against Island No. 10 March 15-April 8. Pursuit and capture at Tiptonville April 8. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Actions at Farmington May 9 and 26. Occupation of Corinth and pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. At Clear Creek until July 29. Moved to Jacinto July 29. Expedition to Iuka September 18-19. Battle of Iuka September 19. Moved to Corinth October 1. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Reconnaissance to Holly Springs November 8-9, 1862. Duty near Memphis guarding Memphis & Charleston Railroad January to March, 1863. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. South Fork of Bayou Pierrie May 2. Battles of Raymond May 12. Near Raymond May 13. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4 and duty there until September 13. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 13-November 20. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 20-29. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Tunnel Hill November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Duty at Bridgeport and Huntsville, Ala., until April 30, 1864. Moved to Decatur, Ala., April 30. Veterans on furlough June 15-August 1. Duty at Kingston, Ga., until November. Non-Veterans mustered out September 28, 1864. Operations against Wheeler October. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 3-5. Fishburn's Plantation, near Lane's Bridge, Salkehatchie, February 6. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Congaree Creek February 15. Columbia February 16-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Cox's Bridge, N. C., March 19-20. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 30. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Duty there and at Little Rock, Ark., until August. Mustered out August 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 95 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 235.

 

11th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport September 28 to October 18, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., November 1. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1862, and District of Corinth to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Jefferson City, Mo., November, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Expedition to Booneville December 8, 1861, and to Providence and Booneboro December 14. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 10, 1862. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth and Bolivar until November. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12, 1863; thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18. Expedition to Richmond, La., January 29-31. Richmond January 30. Duty at Lake Providence until April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson July 5-10. Guard ammunition and subsistence trains at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 6. Veterans on furlough March and April. Non-Veterans garrison duty at Mound City, Ill. Moved to Clifton, Tenn.; thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8-September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Leggett's or Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Snake Creek Gap October 15-16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14-16. Salkehatchie Swamps February 3-5. River's Bridge February 3. Edisto Railroad Bridge February 7. South Edisto River February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 166 Enlisted men by disease. Total 259.

12th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque and mustered in November 25, 1861. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., November 28-30. Attached to Dept. of Missouri until February, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1862. (1st Union Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Tennessee and District of Corinth, to December, 1862, Detachment.) Davenport, Iowa, to January, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865. District of Alabama, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., until January 27, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill.; thence to Smithland, Ky., January 27-31. Reconnaissance to Fort Henry, Tenn., January 15-25. Expedition up the Tennessee River February 5-6. Capture of Fort Henry February 6. Investment of Fort Donelson February 12-16. Capture of Fort Donelson February 16. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 14-17. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Most of Regiment captured. Paroled October 26. Exchanged November 10. Those not captured attached to Union Brigade and participated in the advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 30-June 12. Duty at Corinth until August. At Danville, Miss., until October 1. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Duty at Corinth until December 12. Ordered to Davenport, Iowa, December 12 to rejoin Regiment. While en route participated in the Defence of Jackson, Tenn., December 20, 1862, to January 4, 1863. Arrived at Davenport January 7. Reorganizing at Davenport and St. Louis, Mo., until April, 1863. Moved to Duckport, La., April 9-14. Duty there until May 2. Moved to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 2-14. Mississippi Springs May 13. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Assault on Jackson July 12. Duty at Big Black until November. Expedition toward Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 7-12, and guard duty at Chewalla and along Memphis & Charleston Railroad until February, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., February 1-6. Expedition to Canton February 25-March 4. Return to Memphis, Tenn.; duty there and at mouth of White River, Ark., until June. Skirmish at White River Station June 23 (Detachment). Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Pontotoc July 11. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville and Oxford August 12. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition up White River to Duvall's Bluff September 1-7. March in pursuit of Price through Arkansas and Missouri September 17-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 23-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton and Eastport, Miss., until February, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss.; thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-25, and to Dauphin Island, Ala., March 7-8. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 8-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Fort Blakely April 9. Capture of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery, Ala., April 13-22, and duty there until May 11. At Selma until September 23, and in the District of Talladega until December 26. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., December 26. Mustered out January 20, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 8 Officers and 260 Enlisted men by disease. Total 348.

13th Regiment Infantry

Letters written by Assistant Surgeon Seneca B. Thrall

Organized at Davenport October 18 to November 2, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., November 20, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1862, and District of Corinth, Dept. of Tennessee, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Jefferson City, Mo., December 13, 1861, and duty there until March, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo.; thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 8-23. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth and Bolivar until November. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 12; thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18, and duty there until April. Expedition to Richmond, La., January 29-31. Richmond January 30. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Messenger's Ferry June 29-30 (Cos. "A," "D," "F" and "H"). Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Guard Ammunition and Subsistence trains. Duty at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Stevenson's Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 12, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 6, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Non-Veterans' garrison at Mound City, Ill. Moved to Clifton, Tenn.; thence to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta Campaign June 8 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Leggett's or Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-21. Snake Creek Gap October 15-16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14-16. Salkehatchie Swamps February 3-5. River's Bridge February 3. South Edisto River February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Fayetteville, N. C, March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 21, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 114 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 205 Enlisted men by disease. Total 328.

14th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport November and mustered in November 6, 1861. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., December, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to February, 1862. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Cairo, February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1862. Union Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Tennessee, to July, and District of Corinth, Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. Davenport, Iowa, and St. Louis, Mo., to April, 1863. Cairo, Ill., District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. Springfield, Ill., to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Cos. "A," "B" and "C" detached October, 1861, by order of General Fremont and sent to Fort Randall, Dakota Territory. Permanently detached September 18, 1862. (See 41th Iowa.) Reconnaissance to Fort Henry, Tenn., January 15-25. Operations against Fort Henry February 2-6. Investment of Fort Donelson February 12-16. Capture of Fort Donelson February 16. Expedition to Clarksville, Tenn., February 19-21. Moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., March 2-14. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Held center at "Homer's Nest" and Regiment mostly captured. Paroled October 12, 1862. Exchanged November 19, 1862. Those not captured assigned to Union Brigade and participated in the advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 13. Duty at Corinth until August, and at Danville, Miss., until October. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. At Corinth until December 18. Ordered to rejoin Regiment at Davenport, Iowa, December 18. While en route participated in the Defence of Jackson, Tenn., December 20, 1862, to January 4, 1863. Arrived at Davenport January 7. Reorganizing Regiment at Davenport, Iowa, and at St. Louis, Mo., until April. Moved to Cairo, III., April 10, and duty there until January, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss. Meridian Campaign February 3 to March 5. Meridian February 14-15. Marion February 15-17. Canton February 28. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Henderson's Hill March 21. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Moore's Plantation May 5-7. Bayou Boeuf May 7. Bayou La Mourie May 12. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18-19. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6-7. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. Pontotoc July 11. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Abbeville and Oxford August 12. Abbeville August 23. Mower's Expedition up White River to Duvall's Bluff September 1-7. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-October 25. (4 Cos. sent to Pilot Knob, Mo., and participated in actions at Ironton, Shut in Gap and Arcadia September 26. Fort Davidson, Pilot Knob, September 26-27. Leesburg or Harrison September 28-29.) Regiment assembled at St. Louis, Mo., November 2 and mustered out November 16, 1864. Veterans and recruits consolidated to two Companies and assigned to duty at Springfield, Ill., until August, 1865. Mustered out August 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 59 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 138 Enlisted men by disease. Total 203.

 

15th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk February 22, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., March 19; thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, District of Corinth, Dept. of Tennessee, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade. 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth and Bolivar until November. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 12, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18, and duty there until April. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Messenger's Ferry, Big Black, July 3 (Co. "G"). Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Guarding Ammunition and Subsistence trains. Duty at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 6, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Leggett's, Bald Hill, July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Snake Creek Gap October 15-16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14-16. Salkehatchie Swamps February 3-5. River's Bridge February 3. South Edisto River February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 118 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 260 Enlisted men by disease. Total 387.

16th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport December 10, 1861, to March, 1862. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., March 20, 1862; thence moved to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Army of Tennessee and District of Corinth, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, 17th Corps, to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 17th Corps, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth and Bolivar until November. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 12, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Lake Providence, La., January 18, and duty there until April, 1863. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1 (Reserve). Battles of Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Jones' Ferry, Big Black, June 28. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Guarding Ammunition and Subsistence trains. Duty at Vicksburg until February, 1864. Expedition to Monroe, La., August 20-September 2, 1863. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 5, 1864. Veterans on furlough March and April. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence march to Ackworth, Ga., via Huntsville and Decatur, Ala., and Rome, Ga., April 21-June 8. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign June 8 to September 8. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Leggett's Bald Hill July 20-21. Battle of Atlanta July 22. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Lovejoy Station, September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Pocotaligo, S.C., January 14-16. Salkehatchie Swamps February 3-5. River's Bridge February 3. South Edisto River February 9. Orangeburg February 11-12. Columbia February 15-17. Cheraw March 3. Fayetteville, N. C., March 11. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 19, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 94 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 219 Enlisted men by disease. Total 323.

17th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk March 21 to April 16, 1862, and mustered in April 16, 1862. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., April 19. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, 17th Army Corps, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps, to December, 1863, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 15th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., until May 5, 1862. Moved to Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 5-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 8-30. Action on Corinth Road May 29. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12. Camp at Clear Creek, near Corinth, until August 15. Expedition to Ripley, Miss., June 27-July 1. Moved to Jacinto August 15, and duty there until October 2. Expedition to Iuka, Miss., September 18-20. Battle of Iuka September 19. Moved to Corinth October 2. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-13. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 2, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Duty at Bray's Station guarding Memphis & Charleston Railroad until February 8, March to Memphis, thence moved to Helena, Ark., March 2-3. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Richmond, La., April 17-20. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battles of Port Gibson May 1; Raymond May 12; Jackson May 14; Champion's Hill May 16; Big Black River Crossing May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Fort Hill Bastion June 25. Surrender of Vicksburg July 4, and occupation of that city until September 9. Moved to Helena, Ark., September 9; thence to Memphis, Tenn., September 29, and march to Chattanooga, Tenn., October 10-November 19. Battles of Chattanooga November 23-25; Tunnel Hill November 23-24; Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. Provost and guard duty at Huntsville, Ala., December 22, 1863, to June, 1864. (Veterans on furlough April and May.) At Tilton, Ga., July 2 to October 13. Attack on Tilton October 13. Regiment captured. Remnant Joined Sherman at Savannah, Ga., January, 1865. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Cox's Bridge, N. C., March 19-20. Battle of Bentonville March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 121 Enlisted men by disease. Total 194.

18th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Clinton and mustered in August 6, 1862. Moved to Sedalia, Mo., August 11. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1863. District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, District of the Frontier, 7th Corps, to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Springfield, Mo., arriving September 13, 1862. Operations in Southwest Missouri September to November, 1862. Duty at Springfield, Mo., November 14, 1862, to September 22, 1863. Defence of Springfield January 7-8, 1863. Affair at Quincy September 4, 1863 (Detachment). Expedition from Springfield into Arkansas and Indian Territory September 7-19. Near Enterprise September 15. Operations against Shelby September 22-October 31. Arriving at Fort Smith October 31. Action at Cross Timbers October 15-16 (Cos. "D" and "F"). Garrison duty at Fort Smith, Ark., until March, 1864. Steele's Campaign against Camden March 22-May 15. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Moscow April 13. Poison Springs April 18. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Garrison duty at Fort Smith until July, 1865. (4 Cos. at Van Buren February 26 to July 6, 1865.) Ordered to Little Rock and mustered out July 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 33 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 167.

19th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk and mustered in August 25, 1862. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, United States Forces, Texas, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. District of West Florida, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. District of Southern Alabama, Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Rolla, Mo., September 11, 1862; thence to Springfield, Mo., September 16, and to Cassville October 11. Blunt's Campaign October 17-December 27. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-28. Capture of Van Buren December 28. Duty at Forsythe February 15 to April 22, 1863. March to Hartsville and Salem April 22-May 2, and to Rolla June 2. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 6-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Expedition from Vicksburg to Yazoo City July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson July 23 and to Carrollton, La., August 12-13. Expedition to Morganza September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Battle of Sterling's Plantation September 29. At Morganza until October 10, then moved to Carrollton. Expedition to Brazos, Santiago, Texas, October 27-December 2. Advance to Brownsville November 2-6 and duty there until July 24, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 24-August 7. Ordered to Pensacola, Fla., August 14, and duty at Barrancas, Fla., until December. Action at Milton, Fla., October 18. Expedition to Blackwater Bay October 25-28. Milton October 26. Moved to Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, Ala., December 6, and duty there until March 17, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Fatigue duty dismantling Rebel Defenses until May 4. Duty at Mobile until July 10. Mustered out July 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 86 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 98 Enlisted men by disease. Total 192.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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