Union Regimental Histories

 

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20th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Clinton and mustered in August 25, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., September 5; thence to Springfield, Mo., arriving September 24. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Corps, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, United States Forces, Texas, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. United States Forces, Mobile Bay, Dept. of the Gulf, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 4th Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Schofield's Campaign in Southwest Missouri October, 1862, to January, 1863. Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. March over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., December 27-31. March to Huntsville, Ark., January 2-18, 1863, to Elk Creek January 22-February 15, and to St. Louis, arriving April 24. Guard Arsenal until May 15. (Cos. "A" and "F" at Defense of Cape Girardeau.) At Pilot Knob until June 3. Moved to St. Genevieve June 3, and to Vicksburg, Miss., June 6-14. Siege of Vicksburg June 14-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-22. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson July 24 and to Carrollton, La., August 16. Expedition to Morganza, September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Sterlings Plantation September 29. At Morganza until October 10, then moved to Carrollton. Expedition to Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Brazos, Santiago, November 4. Point Isabel November 6, Duty at Brownsville, Point Isabel and Mustang Island until June 24, 1864. Moved to Brazos Santiago, thence to Brownsville, and duty there until August 2. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Mobile May August 2-7. Siege of Fort Morgan August 9-23. Capture of Fort Morgan September 23. Moved to Morganza September 7-12, thence to Duvet's Bluff, Ark., October 12, and duty there and at Brownsville until January, 1865. Moved to New Orleans January 28, thence to Barrancas, Fla., February 17. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March and April. Steele's march from Pensacola, Fla., to Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 2. Occupation of Canoe Station March 27. Siege of Fort Blakely April 2-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Moved to Mobile April 14, and duty there until July. Mustered out July 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 157 Enlisted men by disease. Total 173.

21st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque August, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., September 16. Attached to District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. Warren's Brigade, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1866.

SERVICE.--Moved from St. Louis to Rolla, Mo., September 22, 1862, and duty there until October 18. Moved to Salem October 18-20, and duty there until November. Moved to Houston and Hartsville. Action at Beaver Creek, Texas County, Mo., November 24 (Detachment). Moved to Houston December, and duty there until January 27, 1863. March to relief of Springfield, Mo., January 9-17. Action at Hartsville, Wood's Fork, January 11. Moved to West Plains January 27-February 2, thence to Iron Mountain February 9-25, and to St. Genevieve March 9-11. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., March 15-22, and duty there until April 25. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2-3. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. 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. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October 3. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 17. Expedition to New Iberia October 3-6 and to Vermillion Bayou October 8-30. Moved to Brazos, Santiago, Texas, November 22-26. At Matagorda Island and Indianola until March, 1864, and at Matagorda Island until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., and provost duty at Algiers, Carrollton and Thibodeaux until July 26. Moved to Morganza July 26, and duty there until September 3. Moved to mouth of White River, Ark., September 3. Duty there and at St. Charles and Duvall's Bluff until December. At Memphis, Tenn., until January, 1865. Ordered to New Orleans, La., January 1, thence to Kennersville Station, and duty there until February 5. Moved to Dauphin Island. Ala., February 5. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17 to April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault on and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12 to May 26. Moved to Shreveport, La., May 26--June 8, and duty there and in District of LaFourche until July. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 168 Enlisted men by disease. Total 250.

22nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Iowa City and mustered in September 9, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., September 14-18, thence to Rolla, Mo., September 22-23. Attached to District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans, La., to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Rolla, Mo., until January 27, 1863. Moved to West Plains January 27-February 2, 1863. March to Eminence, thence to Iron Mountain, Mo., February 9-26. Moved to St. Genevieve March 9-12, thence to Milliken's Bend, La., March 22:, 27, and duty there until April 25. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Anderson's Hill April 30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Piertie May 2-3. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. 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. Ordered to Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October 3. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 17. Expedition to New Iberia October 3-7 and to Vermillion Bayou October 8-30. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, November 17-23. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Duty at DeCrow's Point until January 3, 1864, and at Indianola until March 13. Affair at Lamar February 11 (Detachment). At Matagorda Island until April. Affair Corpus Christi March 24 (Detachment). Moved to Baton Rouge, La., and duty there until July. Moved to Fort Monroe, thence to City Point, Va., July 6-17. Duty at Bermuda Hundred and on north side of the James at Deep Bottom until July 30. Moved to Washington, D. C, July 30-August 1. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Woodstock September 23. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown, Winchester an.d in the Shenandoah Valley until January, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 5-22, 1865, and duty there until March. Moved to Newberne and Morehead City, N. C., thence to Augusta, Ga., April 11. Duty there and at Savannah, Ga., until July. Mustered out July 25, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 108 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 135 Enlisted men by disease. Total 250.

 

23rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Des Moines and mustered in September 19, 1862. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo. Attached to Dept. Missouri to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 14th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. Gulf, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1864, 4th Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Middle Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis, Camp Patterson and West Plains, Mo., until February, 1863. March via Thomasville and Eminence to Iron Mountain, Mo., February 9-26, and duty there until March 9. Moved to St. Genevieve March 9-12, thence to Milliken's Bend, La., March 22-27, and duty there until April 25. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Anderson's Hill April 30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2-3. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. (A detachment of Regiment guard prisoners to Memphis, Tenn., May 18-June 10, and while en route to rejoin Brigade at Vicksburg, reinforced garrison at Milliken's Bend, La., June 5, and participated in repulse of McCullough's attack on Milliken's Bend June 6-7.) Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Advance on Jackson July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to the Dept. of the Gulf August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick until October 3. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 17. Expedition to New Iberia October 3-7, and to Vermillion Bayou October 8-30. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, November 17-23. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Duty at Indianola until March, 1864, and at Matagorda Island until May 4. Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Join Banks on Red River, May 4-15. Joined at Simsport and retreat to Morganza May 16-22. Duty at Morganza until October. Simsport October 6. Moved to Duvall's Bluff October 12, and duty there and in Arkansas until January, 1865. Ordered to New Orleans, La., thence to Barrancas, Fla., February 17. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March and April. Steele's march from Pensacola, Fla., to Blakely, Ala., March 21-April 2. Occupation of Canoe Station March 27. Siege of Fort Blakely April 2-9. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12, and duty there until June. At Columbus until July. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 69 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 208 Enlisted men by disease. Total 284.

24th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Muscatine and mustered in September 18, 1862. Moved to Helena, Ark., October 20-28. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept, Missouri, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to August, 1863. and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post, November 16-21, 1862. Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. Gorman's Expedition up White River January 13-19, 1863. Expedition up St. Francis and Little Rivers March 5-12. Skirmish at Madison March 9. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2-3. Fourteen Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Bridge May 17. 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. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 2. Duty at Carrollton and Brashear City until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 20. Vermillionville, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. At New Iberia until January 17, 1864. Moved to New Orleans January 17, thence to Madisonville and duty there until March. Red River Campaign March 14-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 22-23, At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River May 30-June 6. Moved to Fort Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 2-13. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until January, 1865. Moved to Baltimore, Md., January 6-7, thence to Savannah, Ga., January 14-20. To Hilton Head, S.C., March 4. To Wilmington, N. C., March 6. To Morehead City and Newberne March 8-10. To Morehead City March 12. To Goldsboro April 9 and to Savannah May 1-6. Moved to Hamburg, S.C., May 11, to Augusta May 31 and to Savannah June 20. Moved to Davenport, Iowa, July 20-August 2. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 119 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 212 Enlisted men by disease. Total 343.

25th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Mount Pleasant and mustered in September 27, 1862. Ordered to Helena, Ark., November. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from Helena to mouth of White River, November 17-24, 1862. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862. Chickasaw Bluff 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 2-14. Demonstration against Haines and Snyder's Bluffs April 28-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22, Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Briar Creek near Canton July 17. Canton July 18. Duty at Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 21. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad in Alabama October 10-29. 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; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama until May, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap May 10-12. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on 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. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. 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. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Clinton November 22. Griswoldsville November 23. Statesboro December 4. Siege of Savannah December December 10-21. campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River, S.C., January 25. 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. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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. Mustered out June 6, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 officers and 63 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 207 Enlisted men by disease. Total 274.

26th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Clinton and mustered in September 30, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Helena, Ark., October, 1862. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Missouri, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 11th Division, Right Wing, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. Tennessee, December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division. 15th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to April, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from Helena, Ark., to mouth of White River November 16-21, 1862. 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 2-14. Demonstration on Haines and Snyder's Bluffs April 28-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., May 2-14. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg 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 May 19. At Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis; thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 21. Operations on 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. Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama until April, 1864. Harrison's Gap April 21 (Detachment). Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap May 10-12, 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. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. 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. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 1-26. Kingston October 12. Ship's Gap, Taylor's Ridge, October 16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville October 23. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River, S.C., January 25, 1865. Hickory Hill February 1. Salkehatchie Swamps, S.C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River, Columbia, February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Battle of Bentonville, N. C, 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. Mustered out June 6, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 70 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 213 Enlisted men by disease. Total 293.

 

27th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 3, 1862. Moved to St. Paul, Minn., October 11, 1862, Companies "A," "B," "C," "E," "F" and "G." Moved to Mille Lac's, Minn., October 17, thence moved to Cairo, Ill., November 4. Companies "D," "I," "H" and "K" at Fort Snelling, Minn., until November 1. Moved to Cairo, Ill., November 1. Regiment moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 20. Attached to District of Memphis, Dept. Tennessee, to December, 1862, District of Jackson, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, Army Tennessee, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. True's Brigade, Arkansas Expedition to November, 1863. Gilbert's Brigade, District of Memphis, 5th Division, 16th Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division (Detachment), Army Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Jackson, Tenn., and guard railroad from Corinth, Miss., to Memphis, Tenn., until June 2, 1863. Guard Memphis & Charleston Railroad at Moscow until August 20. Moved to Memphis, thence to Helena and Brownsville, Ark., August 20-24. Steele's Arkansas Expedition August 24-September 10. Bayou LaFourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. At Little Rock until November 15. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 15, and duty there until January 28, 1864. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 28. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 5. Meridian February 14-15. Marion February 15-17. Union February 21-22. 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 LaMourie April 12. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansure May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18-19. Moved to Vicksburg,. Miss.; thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Action at Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6-7. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. Poctotoc 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 13. Mower's Expedition up White River to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 1-6. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 18. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 25-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Eastport, Miss., until February 9, 1865. Expedition from Eastport to Iuka January 9. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 9-22. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 8-April 12. Siege of Fort Blakely and Spanish Fort March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, and duty there until July. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., July 14; thence to Clinton, Iowa, July 15-August 3. Mustered out August 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 167 Enlisted men by disease. Total 193.

28th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Iowa City and mustered in October 10, 1862. Ordered to Helena, Ark., arriving there November 20, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, to January, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Dept. of the South, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Hovey's Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5, 1862. Gotman's Expedition up White River January 13-19, 1863. Expedition from Helena to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers February 14-April 5. Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Expedition to St. Francis River April 5-11. Moved to Milliken's Bend, La., April 11-13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2-3. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River May 17. 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. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 2. At Carrollton and Brashear City until October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Vermillionville, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. At New Iberia until December 17. Moved to New Orleans December 17, thence to Madisonville January 7, 1864, and duty there until March. Red River Campaign March 14-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 23-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganaza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Washington, D. C, July. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley until January, 1865. Moved to Baltimore, Md.; thence to Savannah, Ga., January 6-20. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., March 4; to Wilmington, N. C, March 6; to Morehead City and New Berne March 8-10; to Morehead City March 12; to Goldsboro April 9, and to Savannah, Ga., May 1-4. Duty in Georgia and South Carolina until July. Mustered out July 31, 1865.

Regiment lost while in service 6 Officers and 76 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 186 Enlisted men by disease. Total 271.

29th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Dodge, Council Bluffs, and mustered in December 1, 1862. March to St. Joseph, Mo., December 5-9; thence to Benton Barracks, Mo., December 19-20. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Guard Prison at Benton Barracks, Mo., until December 25, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., en route to Helena, Ark., December 25-29. Duty there until January 8, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., January 8, and duty there until March. Gorman's Expedition up White River January 11-26. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Duty at Helena until August. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 1-September 10. Bayou LaFourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23 to May 3. Antoine or Terre Noir Creek April 2. Elkin's Ferry, Little Missouri River, April 3-4 Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Liberty Post-office April 15-16. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Duty at Little Rock until July, and at Lewisburg until September. At Little Rock until February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 9-16. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Whistler's or Eight-Mile Bridge April 13. March to Mt. Vernon and duty at Mt. Vernon Arsenal until June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, and duty there until July. Moved to New Orleans, La.; thence home and mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 266 Enlisted men by disease. Total 310.

30th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk and mustered in September 20, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., October 25, 1862; thence to Helena, Ark. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, 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, Dept. of Tennessee, to September, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post November 16-21, 1862. Hovey's Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. Mitchell's Cross Roads December 1. 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 2-14. Demonstration on Haines and Snyder's Bluffs April 28-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brandon Station July 17-19. Duty at Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 22-November 21. Operations on 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; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama until April, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap May 10-12. 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. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. 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. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville November 23. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River, S. C, January 25. 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. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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. Mustered out June 5, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 65 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 241 Enlisted men by disease. Total 317.

31st Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport and mustered in October 13, 1862. Moved to Helena, Ark., November 1-20, 1862. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 11th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Hovey's Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Coldwater, Miss., November 27-December 5, 1862. 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 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 2-14. Deer Creek April 7. Black Bayou April 10. Demonstration on Haines and Snyder's Bluffs April 28-May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Fourteen-Mile Creek May 12-13. Jackson, Miss., May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Briar Creek, near Canton, July 17. At Big Black until September 22. Moved to Memphis, thence march to Chattanooga, Tenn., September 23-November 21. Operations 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; Ringgold Gap, Taylor's Ridge, November 27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Garrison duty in Alabama until April, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap May 10-12. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Operations on the 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. Bushy Mountain June 15-17. 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. Ships Gap October 16. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Griswoldsville November 23. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Reconnaissance to Salkehatchie River January 25. 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. Battle of Bentonville, N. C., 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. Mustered out June 27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 27 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 272 Enlisted men by disease. Total 303.

 

 

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

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