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32nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 6, 1862. Moved to Davenport, Iowa, October 15-16; thence to St. Louis, Mo., November 21-23. Attached to District of Columbus, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division (Detachment), Army of Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.---Companies "B," "C," "E," "H", "I" and "K" moved from St. Louis, Mo., to New Madrid, Mo., November 25-28, 1862, and duty there until December 28. Expedition to Clarkston, Mo., December 17-21 (Cos. "C" and "I"). Evacuation of New Madrid December 28, and moved to Fort Pillow, Tenn., December 28-29. Duty there until June 20, 1863. (Co. "F" at Fulton April 1 to June.) Ordered to Columbus, Ky., June 20, and duty there until January 20, 1864. Expedition to Rickman, Ky., August 1, 1863 (Cos. "B" and "I"). (Co. "C" mounted July 1, 1863, and attached to 4th Missouri Cavalry until January 15, 1864, when rejoined Regiment.) Companies "H," and "I" ordered to Island No. 10 September 1, 1863. Action at Island No. 10 October 16 (Cos. "H" and "I"). Expedition to Tiptonville November 21 (Co. "H"). All Companies moved to Vicksburg, Miss., January 20-26, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Meridian February 16. Near Canton February 27-28. Canton February 28. (Cos. "A," "D," "F" and "G" detached from Regiment and moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., November 25-28, 1862. Attached to District of Southeast Missouri to July, 1863. Reserve Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of Southeast Missouri, to August, 1863. Reserve Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Arkansas Expedition, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dept. of Arkansas, to January, 1864.

SERVICE.--Garrison duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until March 14, 1863. Moved to Bloomfield March 14 and return to Cape Girardeau April 21. Action at Cape Girardeau April 28. Pursuit of Marmaduke to Castor April 28-May 5. At Cape Girardeau until July. Moved to Bloomington July 10, thence march to Clarendon, Ark., July 19-August 8. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 8-September 10. Expedition up White and Little Red Rivers August 13-16. West Point, White River, August 14. Harrison's Landing August 16. Reed's Bridge, Bayou Metoe, August 27. Shallow Ford, Bayou Metoe, August 30. Bayou LaFourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until January, 1864. Expedition to Mt. Ida November 10-18, 1863. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., January 31-February 5, 1864; thence to Vicksburg, Miss., February 7-9, and duty there until March, when rejoined Regiment. (Red River Campaign March 10-May 22, 1864. Fort DeRussy March 14. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Alexandria May 2-9. Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Mansura May 15-16. Mellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Lake Chicot, Ark., June 6-7. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. 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 August 23. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., September 16; thence to Desota, Mo., September 25. March through Missouri in pursuit of Price September 25-November 19. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 21-December 1. Battles of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood December 17-28. At Eastport, Miss., until February, 1865. Expedition from Eastport to Iuka January 9, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 9-22; thence to Dauphin Island, Ala. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 8-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 18. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, and duty there and in District of Alabama until August. Mustered out August 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 101 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 213 Enlisted men by disease. Total 322.

33rd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Oskaloosa and mustered in October 4, 1862. Left State for St. Louis, Mo., November 20. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis, Mo., until December 21, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., December 21-24; thence to Union City, Tenn., January 1-3, 1863, and to Helena, Ark., January 8. Duty there until August. Yazoo Pass Expedition by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Tallahatchie and Coldwater Rivers and operations against Ft. Pemberton and Greenwood February 14-April 8. Yazoo Pass April 16. Expedition from Helena May 6-13. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 11-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1864. Expedition to Benton October 25-26, 1863. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3, 1864. Antoine or Terre Noir Creek April 2. Elkins' Ferry, Little Missouri River, April 3-4. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Jenkins Ferry and Camden April 15. Occupation of Camden April 15-23. Moro Bottom April 25-26. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30. At Little Rock until February, 1865. Expedition to Fort Smith October 30-December 8, 1864. Expedition to Mt. Elba January 22-February 4, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 14-18. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-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. Whistler's Station April 13. At McIntosh's Bluff April 19 to June 1. Moved to Mobile, thence to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June 1-7, and duty there until July 4. Ordered to New Orleans July 4. Mustered out July 17, 1865, and discharged at Rock Island, Ill., August 7, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 65 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 215 Enlisted men by disease. Total 284.

34th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Burlington and mustered in October 15, 1862. Moved to Helena, Ark., November 22-December 5, 1862. Attached to 2nd 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 April, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--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 Chicago, Ill., with prisoners January 17-February 5. At St. Louis, Mo., until April 1. Guard prisoners to City Point, Va., April 1-20. Moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., and duty there until June 3. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-10. Siege of Vicksburg June 10-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21. Occupation of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson, thence to Carrollton, La., August 20-24. Expedition to Morganza through swamps of the Atchafalaya September 9-10. Sterling's Plantation September 29. Moved to Carrollton October 10. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 24-November 8. Brazos Santiago, November 2-3. Advance on Brownsville November 3-6. Expedition to Arkansas November 14-21. Mustang Island November 17. Fort Esperanza November 27-30. Duty on Matagorda Island until April. Moved to Alexandria, La., April 20-27. Red River Campaign April 27-May 22. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansure May 15-16. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 6. Moved to Baton Rouge and duty there until July. Operations against Fort Gaines, Mobile Bay, August 2-8, and against Fort Morgan August 9-23. Capture of Fort Morgan August 23. Moved to Morganza August 7-11. Duty there and at mouth of White River, Ark., until January 25, 1865. Expedition to Morgan's Ferry December 13-14, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., January 25, 1865; thence to Barrancas, Fla., January 26-28, and to Pensacola, Fla., March 11, March to Fort Blakely, Ala., March 20-April 2. Occupation of Canoe Station March 27. Siege of Fort Blakely April 2-9. Capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Duty at Mobile and Selma, Ala., until May. Ordered to Texas May 12. Duty at Galveston and Houston, Texas, until August. Mustered out August 15, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 244 Enlisted men by disease. Total 258.

 

35th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Muscatine and mustered in September 18, 1862. Duty at Camp Strong until November 22. Moved to Cairo, Ill., November 22. Attached to District of Columbus, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1863. District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to April, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, 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 Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cairo and Mound City, III., until December 19, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., and duty there until January 3, 1863. Moved to Cairo, Ill., February 3-5, and provost duty there until March 14. Ordered to Young's Point, La., March 14; thence to Duckport and duty there until May 2. Moved to join army in rear of Vicksburg, 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. Expedition to Mechanicsburg May 26-June 4. Advance on Jackson July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Camp at Bear Creek until October 14. Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Camp near Vicksburg until November 7. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 7-12; thence to LaGrange November 19, and duty there and along Memphis & Charleston Railroad until January, 1864. Middletown January 14. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., February 1-6. Expedition to Canton February 25-March 4. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Henderson's Hill March 21. Campti March 26 and April 4. Grand Ecore April 5. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-23. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Bayou LaMourie May 6-7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansure May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 20-June 10. Action at Lake Chicot, Ark., June 5-6. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo July 5-21. 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. Mower's Expedition up White River to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 1-6. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 7-November 15. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 23-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., until February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-21. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-22. Duty there and at Selma until August. Mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 44 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 185 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.

36th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk and mustered in October 4, 1862. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., December, 1862; thence to Helena, Ark. Attached to 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863, 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Helena, Ark., until February 24, 1863. Yazoo Pass Expedition by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers, and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood February 24-April 5. Fort Pemberton April 4. Post duty at Helena until August 10. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. (A detachment on expedition to Napoleonville May 23-26, and engaged near Island No. 65 May 25.) Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 10-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until October 26. Pursuit of Marmaduke's forces October 26-November 1. Duty at Pine Bluff and Little Rock until March 23, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Elkin's Ford, Little Missouri River, April 4-6. Prairie D'Ann April 10-13. Jenkins Ferry and Camden April 15. Occupation of Camden April 15-23. Battle of Marks Mill April 25; most of Regiment captured. Confined at Camp Tyler, Texas, until March, 1865. Rejoined Regiment at St. Charles on White River, Ark., April, 1865. Action at Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30, 1864. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1865; at St. Charles until May, and at Duvall's Bluff until August, 1865. Mustered out August 24, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 64 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 232 Enlisted men by disease. Total 303.

37th Regiment Infantry "Graybeard Regiment"

Organized at Muscatine and mustered in December 15, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., January 1, 1863. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to May, 1863. Alton, Ill., to January, 1864. Rock Island, Ill., to June, 1864. Memphis, Tenn., District of West Tennessee, to August, 1864. Indianapolis, Ind., Cincinnati, Columbus and Gallipolis, Ohio, to May, 1865. Provost guard duty at St. Louis, Mo., and guarding Military Prisons until May 1, 1863. Guard Pacific Railroad from St. Louis to Jefferson City, Me. Headquarters at Franklin until July 29. Moved to Alton, Ill., and guard Military Prison until January 16, 1864, and at Rock Island, Ill., until June 5. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., June 5, and duty there until August 27. Moved to Indianapolis, Ind., August 27-31. Guard prisoners at Camp Morton (5 Cos.) and Military Prisons at Cincinnati, Ohio (5 Cos.), until May, 1865. Detachments also at Columbus, Ohio, and at Gallipolis, Ohio. Mustered out May 24, 1865.

38th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Dubuque and mustered in December 4, 1862. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., December 15; thence to Columbus. Ky., December 28-30. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. United States Forces, Texas, to August, 1864. United States Forces, Mobile Bay, to October, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to December, 1864.

SERVICE.--Expedition to Union City, Tenn., December 31, 1862-January 1, 1863. Moved to New Madrid, Mo., January 1, 1863, and duty there until June. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 6-15. Siege of Vicksburg June 15-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21. Occupation of Yazoo City July 14, Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24-27; thence to Carrollton, La., August 15. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 23-November 4. Advance on Brownsville November 6. Duty at Brownsville until July 31, 1864. Moved to New Orleans, La., July 31-August 5; thence to Mobile Bay August 7-9. Siege of Fort Morgan August 9-23. Capture of Fort Morgan August 23. Moved to New Orleans, La., September 8-11. Duty at Donaldsonville until December. Consolidated with 34th Iowa Infantry December 12, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 311 Enlisted men by disease. Total 317.

39th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in November 24, 1862. Moved to Cairo, Ill., December 12-14; thence to Columbus, Ky., December 16. Attached to 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.

SERVICE.--Defense of Jackson, Tenn., and pursuit of Forest December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Parker's Cross Roads December 30-31, 1862. Moved to Corinth, Miss., January 6, 1863, and duty there until November, 1863. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Great Bear Creek and Cherokee Station April 17. Tuscumbia April 22-23. Town Creek April 28. March to Pulaski, Tenn., November 2-12, Guard duty at Reynolds Station and along railroad until January 21, 1864, and at Pulaski until March 12. Moved to Athens, Ala., March 12, and to Chattanooga, Tenn., April 30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap and Sugar Valley May 9-10. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross Roads May 16. Kingston May 19. Moved to Rome May 22 and duty there until August 15. Expeditions after Wheeler August 15-September 16. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of Allatoona October 5. Moved to Rome October 9. Reconnaissance and skirmishes on Gave Springs Road October 12-13. Etowah River October 13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. 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. 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 30. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out August 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.

 

40th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Iowa City and mustered in November 15, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., December 17. Attached to District of Columbus, Ky., 16th Army Corps Dept. of Tennessee, to June, 1863. Kimball's Provisional Division, 16th Army Corps, to July, 1863. Kimball's Provisional Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, t( August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to May, 1864 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Columbus, Ky., until March 3, 1863 Moved to Paducah, Ky., and duty there until May 31. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., May 31-June 3. Siege of Vicksburg June 3-July 4. Moved to Helena, Ark., July 23. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 1-September 10. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Okalona April 2-3. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Camden April 16-18. Moro Bottom April 25. Near Princeton April 28. Jenkins Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Duty at Little Rock until August 24. At Brownsville Station August 24-September 4. At Little Rock until February, 1865. Expedition to Mt. Elba January 22-February 4. At Fort Smith and Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, until June. Mustered out June 5, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 19 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 184 Enlisted men by disease. Total 205.

41st Regiment Infantry

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 until April, 1863. Permanently detached from 14th Iowa Infantry September 18, 1862, and designated 41st Iowa Battalion Infantry. Transferred to 7th Iowa Cavalry as Companies "K," "L" and "M."

42nd Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

43rd Regiment Infantry

Failed to complete organization.

44th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport June 1, 1864. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., and assigned to guard duty in that district until September, 1864. Mustered out September 15, 1864.

45th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Keokuk May 25, 1864. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Memphis and Moscow, Tenn., and assigned to duty guarding Memphis & Charleston Railroad until September, 1864. Mustered out September 16, 1864.

Lost 21 Enlisted men by disease.

46th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Davenport June 10, 1864. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., June 20, and to Colliersville, Tenn., June 27. Assigned to guard duty on Memphis & Charleston Railroad until September, 1864. Action near Colliersville, Tenn., July 24 (Detachment of Company "I"). Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21 (Detachment). Mustered out September 23, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 1 Enlisted man killed and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 28.

47th Regiment Infantry

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. Mustered out September 28, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 57 Enlisted men by disease.

 

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

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