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Volunteer Roster
TAKEN PRINCIPALLY FROM ADJUTANT GENERAL'S REPORTS
This roster of Civil War servicemen was transcribed from History of Jones County, Iowa, Past and Present, Volume 1, R. M. Corbitt, S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, 1910, pages 379-395, by Richard Harrison. It has been somewhat reorganized for presentation. Information with a blue background is not from the original document but has been submitted by researchers or family members.

First Infantry
Second Infantry
Second & Third
Consolidated Infantry

Third Infantry
Fifth Infantry
Sixth Infantry
Eighth Infantry
Ninth Infantry
Eleventh Infantry
Twelfth Infantry
Thirteenth Infantry
Fourteenth Infantry
Fourteenth Residual
Battery

Fifteenth Infantry
Sixteenth Infantry
Seventeenth Infantry
Eighteenth Infantry
Twentieth Infantry
Twenty-first Infantry
Twenty-fourth Infantry
Twenty-fifth Infantry
Twenty-sixth Infantry
Twenty-seventh Infantry
Thirty-first Infantry
Thirty-fourth Infantry
Thirty-fifth Infantry
Thirty-seventh Infantry
Thirty-eighth Infantry
Thirty-ninth Infantry
Forty-first Infantry
Forty-fourth Infantry
Forty-sixth Infantry
First Cavalry
Second Cavalry
Fourth Cavalry
Fifth Cavalry
Fifth Veteran Cavalry
Sixth Cavalry
Seventh Cavalry
Eighth Cavalry
Ninth Cavalry
Third Battery
Light Artillery

Engineer Regiment
of the West

Other States
ABBREVIATIONS
Adjt
Art
Bat
Col
Capt
Corp
Comsy
com
cav
captd
disad
disd
e
hon. disd
inv
excd
inf.
I.V.I.
kld
Lient
Maj
m.o.
prmtd
prisr
Regt
re-e
resd
Sergt
trans
vet
V.R.C.
wd
Adjutant
Artillery
Battle or Battalion
Colonel
Captain
Corporal
Comissary
commissioned
cavalry
captured
disabled
discharged
enlisted
honorably discharged
invalid
exchanged
infantry
Iowa Volunteer Infantry
killed
Lieutenant
Major
mustered out
promoted
prisoner
Regiment
re-enlisted
resigned
Sergeant
transferred
veteran
Veteran Reserve Corps
wounded

TWENTY-FOURTH INFANTRY
[NOTE: This regiment was mustered out at Savannah, Ga., July 17, 1865.]

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Chaplain
George R. Carroll
com.
Feb. 3, 1864
resd. Nov. 13, 1864From Wyoming, Jones county. March 13, 1831–December 10, 1895. Burial is at Oakhill Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Company B
Second Lieut.
W. W. Edgington
as sergt.
Aug. 2, 1862
prmtd. 2d lient. March 21, 1864, wd. at Flsher's Hill 
Clay, David A.  Buried at Diamond Cemetery, Jones County, Iowa, 1843–1915. Buried with wife Louisa. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Steward, F. M.Jan. 4, 1864  
Company E
Joseph A. HannaAug. 22, 1862Mustered Sept. 6, 1862 Age 18. Residence Jones County, nativity Ohio. Taken prisoner April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at Clay Township Cemetery. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Company I
Corp.
Wm. Bryan
Aug. 11, 1862  


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Company K
Capt.
James D. Williams
com.
Sept. 18, 1862
resd. Dec. 1, 1863Born Feb 25, 1819 in Virginia. Died 24 September 1900, Ackley, Iowa. Buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Ackley Iowa. (From GAR Records Post 81, Hampton, Iowa.) ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Capt.
Benj. G. Paul
as private
Aug. 22, 1862
prmtd. 2d lieut. June 11, 1863., prmtd: capt. Dec. 2. 1863, kld. near Rosedale Bayou, La. 
Capt.
Aaron M. Loomis
com. 2d lieut.
Sept. 18, 1862
prmtd. 1st lieut. June 11, 1863, prmtd. capt. June 18,1864, wd. at Cedar Creek, Va Age 30. Residence Wyoming, nativity New York, Appointed Second Lieutenant Aug. 1, 1862. Mustered Aug. 20, 1862. Promoted First Lieutenant June 11, 1863; Captain June 18, 1864. Wounded slightly Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Jones county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
First Lieut.
Thos. Green
com.
Sept. 18. 1862
resd. on account ill health June 12, 1863Birth: Apr. 21, 1811, Steuben County, New York. Death: Jul. 28, 1883, Lorah, Cass County, Iowa. Buried at Atlantic Cemetery, Atlantic, Cass county, Iowa. (Find A Grave Memorial #63239571.) ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
First Lieut.
Royal S. Williams
as sergt.
Aug. 8. 1862
prmtd. 2d lieut., June 15, 1864, prmtd. 1st lieut. June 18, 1864, wd. at Cedar Creek, Va Age 38. Res. Wyoming, nativity Mass. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Promoted 2nd Lt June 15, 1864; not mustered. Promoted 1st Lt June 18, 1864. Wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester VA. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Jones county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Second Lieut.
James L. Hall
as private
Aug. 9, 1862
prmtd. 2d lieut. June 18, 1864, wd. at Cedar Crerk, La. Age 41. Residence Jones County, nativity New York. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Promoted First Sergeant Dec. 23, 1862; Second Lieutenant June 18, 1864; not mustered. Wounded severely Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. Discharged for disability June 8, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at Clay Cemetery. Some sources say Company E. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Second Lieut.
Jeremiah Woodyard
as corp.
Aug. 15, 1862
prmtd. 2d lieut. Jan. 1, 1865Birth: Nov. 25, 1828, Perry County, Ohio. Death: Apr. 6, 1908, Onslow, Jones County, Iowa. Buried at Wyoming cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa. Find A Grave Memorial #62612417. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Sergt.
David Moore
Aug. 11, 1862  
Sergt.
E. M. Hamilton
Aug. 15, 1862died at Milliken's BendEdwin M. Hamilton, is from Jones County, Oxford Township. Edwin died of disease June 7, 1863, Milliken's Bend, La. He is buried at the National Cemetery Vicksburg, Mississippi, Section H, grave 17. He is listed in the 1860 Jones county census household # 2 of Oxford Township. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Sergt.
J. E. Fisher
Aug. 9, 1862died at Keokuk Age 34. Residence Wyoming, nativity New York. Enlisted as Fourth Corporal. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862 Died of disease Oct. 23, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa. Buried at Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Sergt.
Chas. A. Melner
July 21, 1862disd. Feb. 10, 1863, disab Age 33. Residence Wyoming, nativity New York. Enlisted July 21, 1862, as Fifth Sergeant. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Discharged for disability Feb. 10, 1863, St. Louis, Mo. Buried at Cady Cemetery, Jones County, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive] (This record lists him as Charles "Melner," but other records and his tombstone list him as Charles "Milner." RH)
Sergt.
Geo. L. Foote
Aug. 9, 1862kld at Opequan Creek, Va 
Sergt.
Farnsworth Cobb
Aug. 9, 1862wd. at Cedar Creek, La., disd. May 2, 1865, wdsAge 23. Residence Wyoming, nativity Vermont. Enlisted as Sixth Corporal. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Promoted Fifth Corporal Dec. 23, 1862; First Corporal; Fifth Sergeant July, 1864. Wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. Discharged for wounds May 2, 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Died in 1934 and buried at Oakland Cemetery, Sac City, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Corp.
Marcus Johnson
Aug. 15, 1862  
Corp. Grandville M. AtkinsonJuly 21, 1862captd. at Sabine Cross Roads, La.Born July 18, 1830. Age 29, residence Wyoming, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted July 21, 1862, as Fourth Corporal. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Taken prisoner April 8, 1864, Sabine Cross Roads, La. Mustered out May 30, 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Died April 3, 1882. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, Jones County, IA. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Corp.
C. C. Horton
July 21, 1862disd. Feb. 20, 1863, disab 
Corp.
Chas W. Gould
Aug: 4, 1862disd. Feb. 22, 1863, disab 
Corp.
Chas. H. Johnson
Aug. 14, 1862wd. at Mansfield, La. 
Corp.
James Sloan
July 28. 1862  
Corp.
Eli Sawyer
Aug. 14, 1862disd. Nov. 23. 1863 
Corp.
Geo. W. James
Aug. 15, 1862wd. WinchesterGeorge W. James, 24th Iowa Infantry Co. K, Age 19. Residence Madison, nativity Virginia. Enlisted Aug. 16, 1862.Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Wounded severely Sept. 19 1864, Winchester, Va. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa.Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Corp.
Wm. W. Walters
Aug. 14, 1862  
Musician
Riley Calkins
July 21, 1862wd. 
Musician
J. G. Smith
July 21, 1862  


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Allen, AnsonAug. 22, 1862wd. at Helena, Ark. 
Arnold, HiramJuly 30, 1862 Born January 9, 1843, Jefferson County, New York. Died 17 July 1913 at Chicago, IL. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Archer, CalebJuly 24, 1862wd. and died at Champion Hills 
Bill, C(harles) C.July 21, 1862 Age 20. Residence Wyoming, nativity Ohio. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Born November 12, 1842, died 27 January 1913 at Pleasant Hill, Nebraska. Burial at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, Sec-1, Lot-3007, Sp-4.
Bill, Henry G.July 21, 1862Mustered Sept. 6, 1862 Age 22. Residence Wyoming, nativity Ohio. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Born 10 December 1839 in Ohio‚ died 28 February 1924 at Washington State Soldiers home Orting, Washington, buried at Soldiers Home Cemetery at Orting, Washington.
Brainard, James A.July 21, 1862 Age 21. Residence Wyoming, Iowa, nativity Michigan. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Born 1841 in Michigan; died 30 October 1895, Los Angeles , CA. Buried at Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles California, Sect P, Lot 152, Grave 2 South West. [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Bryan, C. M.Aug. 11, 1862disd. June 16, 1863, disab 
Barnhill, Robert SpeerJan. 4, 1864Mustered Jan. 28, 1864.Born October 17, 1831, Marion County, Indiana; died 30 May 1906, Marion County, Indiana. Residence Clay Township, Jones County. Mustered out May 19 1865, Harper's Ferry, Va. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, ones County, Iowa.[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Barnhill, SamuelFeb. 15,1864  
Bill, H. G.July 21, 1862  
Babcock, EdgarJuly 26, 1862disd. Feb 23, 1865, disabBorn 1844 in New York state and died 2 May 1923 at Troy, New York. Buried at Elmwood Hill Cemetery, Troy, New York.
Brock, Jas. F.Aug. 9, 1862  
Bronson, Jas. W.Aug. 21, 1862  
Brock, RobertAug. 9, 1862trans. to Inv. Corps 
Calkins, OrrinJan. 5,1864died New Orleans 
Countryman, A.Aug. 15, 1862died at Helena, Ark. 
Crandall, Z. J.Feb. 20,1864died April 17, 1864 
Craig, DavidAug. 15, 1862  
Carpenter, Chas. H.Aug. 15, 1862died Oct. 31, 1862 Age 39. Residence Wyoming, nativity New York. Enlisted Aug. 11, 1862. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Died Oct. 31, 1862, Muscatine, Iowa. Buried at Cady Cemetery, Jones County. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Cady, HenryAug. 14, 1862Drowned in Pearl River, near Jackson. Miss. 
Crandall, A. G.Aug. 15, 1862disd. Jan. 30, 1862 
Crandall, M. C.Aug. 15, 1862  
Crone, Wm.July 24, 1862disd. June 8, 1865, disab 
Crandall, Wm. M.Aug. 15, 1862  
Calkins, K(irkland) J.July 30, 1862Mustered out July 17, 1865Born Oct. 27, 1840, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York. Died Feb. 14, 1920, Nebraska. Buried Greenwood Cemetery, York, Nebraska. (Find-A-Grave)
Dockstater, H.Aug. 22, 1862disd. March 11, 1863. disab 
Donaldson, T.Aug. 19, 1862  
Dubois, L. K.Aug. 12, 1862  
Ebersole, DanielJan. 4, 1864Mustered Jan. 28, 1864. Age 44. Residence Jones County, nativity Virginia. Enlisted Jan. 4, 1864. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at Fremont Cemetery, Buchanan county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Ellis, JacobAug. 5, 1862died at Helena, Ark 
Ellis, William H.Aug 11, 1862disd. Jan 7, 1863. disabAge 26. Residence Jackson, nativity New York. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Discharged Helena, Ark. Died 1913. Buried at Antioch Cemetery, Jones County, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Fairchild, Ephraim G.Aug. 15, 1862Mustered Sept. 6, 1862 Age 35. Residence Wyoming, nativity New Jersey. Died of disease June 6, 1863, St. Louis, Mo. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, (St. Louis,) Mo. Section 2, grave 151. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Fairchilds, G.Aug. 15, 1861died at St. Louis 
Fuller, CarlosAug. 9, 1861  
Garrett, RobertFeb 9, 1864wd. Winchester, Va., trans. to V.R.C 
Gee, LeonardAug. 22, 1862  
Gould, Jas. A.Feb 22, 1864wd. at Cedar Creek, disd. Jan 11, 1865, wds Age 18. Residence: Wyoming. Nativity: Ohio. Mustered: March 11, 1864. Wounded: Oct. 19, 1864. Discharged for wounds Jan. 11,1865. Buried at Veterans Home cemetery, Marshalltown, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Gee, IsaacAug 22, 1862disd. Jan 31, 1863, disab 
Gifford, C. M.Aug. 13, 1862died at Helena, Ark 
Gilbert, Geo.Aug. 22, 1862  
Hayden, MyronFeb. 9, 1864  
Hamilton, A. A.Aug. 13, 1862  Age 26. Residence Wyoming, nativity New York. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Died November 10, 1873. Buried at Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Herron, DavisAug. 22, 1862captd. at Sabine Cross Roads, La. 
Ingraham, C.Aug. 15, 1862wd., trans. to V.R.C 
Johnson, JeremiahAug. 15, 1862died at Helena 
Johnson, Jas. R.Aug. 14, 1862  
Jewett, AbelAug 18, 1862died Dec. 13, 1862 
Kenney, AaronJuly 31, 1862died at New Orleans 
Kimball, John M.Aug. 1, 1862disd. Feb. 12, 1863, disab 
Lain, ThomasAug. 9, 1862  
Lain, Wm. J.Aug. 8, 1862died New Orleans 
Moore, C. D.Aug. 5, 1862died at Helena, Ark 
Murry, MartinJuly 19, 1862  
Mudge, L. C.Aug 14, 1862  
Mudge, AldinAug. 14, 1862disd. April 13, 1863, disab 
Mackrill, S(amuel) R.Aug. 8, 1862  Age 24. Residence Jones County, nativity Ohio.Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Buried at South Mineral Cemetery, Jones County, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
McCalmant, SamuelAug. 22, 1862died at Opelousas, La. 
Milner, H. J.Aug 15, 1862disd. Feb. 20, 1863, disab 
Moore, H.Aug. 6, 1862captd. at Cedar Creek 
Moore, S., Jr.Aug. 13, 1862trans. to V.R.C 
McDaniel, D. A.Aug. 22, 1862wd. at Winchester, disd. Feb. 24, 1865 
McCormick, JamesAug. 22, 1862  
Nichols, L. H.Jan. 4, 1864  
Osborn, Geo. E.Aug. 8, 1862  
Parks, Jacob F.Aug. 15, 1862disd. July 9, 1863 Age 26. Residence Madison, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Aug. 15, 1862.Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Discharged for disability July 9, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Paul, B. G.Aug. 22, 1862  
Paul, H. F.Feb. 24, 1864captd. Cedar Creek 
Pulsipher, NewelAug. 11, 1862died at Muscatine 
Prouty, AAug. 19, 1862died at Vicksburg 
Powers, SamuelAug. 22, 1862wd. at Champion Hills, died at Memphis 
Ruby, JosephAug. 14, 1862captd. at Cedar Creek 
Reynolds, FrankAug. 21, 1862disd. Feb 23, 1863, disab 
Sones, Geo. W.Aug. 15, 1862disd. Dec. 5, 1864, disab 
Sloan, J. W.Aug. 22, 1862disd. Feb. 20, 1863 
Spencer, JamesAug. 15, 1862disd Jan 14, 1863, disab Age 18. Residence Wyoming, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Discharged for disability (typhoid fever), Jan. 14, 1863, St. Louis, Mo. Buried at South Mineral Cemetery, Jones County, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Sennett, ThomasJuly 28, 1862  
Sinkey, F.Aug 14, 1862  
Tebo, D(aniel) G.Aug. 9, 1862Mustered Sept. 6, 1862 Age 19. Residence Wyoming, nativity New Jersey. Taken prisoner April 8, 1864, at Sabine Crossroads, Mansfield, La. Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Van Valtenburg, W. H.Feb. 22, 1864  Appears to have changed his name to "Van" and is buried at Flint Cemetery, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1843–1918. Photos: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Vasser, H.Feb. 22, 1864  
Vasser, W. W.Feb. 22, 1864died at Wyoming 
Williams, Charles P.Aug. 9, 1862died at Carrion Crow Bayou 
Woodruff, AdamJuly 30, 1864  
White, WilliamJuly 21, 1864captd. at Cedar Creek Age 18. Residence Wyoming, nativity Michigan. Enlisted July 21, 1862. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Taken prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. Mustered out July 17, 1865. Savannah. Ga. Buried at Olin Cemetery, Olin, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Wilkinson, RobertDec. 21, 1863  
Williams, Jos. T.Feb. 22, 1864Mustered March 11, 1864 Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]Mustered out July 17, 1865, Savannah, Ga. Listed as from Wyoming on his enlistment, age 21. Is buried at Oak Wood Cemetery, Ackley, Franklin Co., Iowa. His tombstone dates are 1843–1898.
Company Unknown
Moore, Jesse E.Jan. 5, 1864  

TWENTY-FIFTH INFANTRY

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Sgt.
Reuben Shiffert
   Co. G, Age 26. Residence Burlington, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as First Sergeant. Mustered Sept. 10, 1862. Died of disease June 24, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss. Buried at Vicksburg National Cemetery, Mississippi Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Wilson, Cyrus L.  Age 19. Residence Parrish, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Aug. 16, 1862. Mustered Sept. 10, 1862. Mustered out June 6, 1865, Washington, D. C. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]

TWENTY-SIXTH INFANTRY

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Sergt.
M. R. Brown
June 27, 1862disd. May 22, 1863, disab 
Corp.
Alonzo D. Linde
July 7, 1862m.o. June 6, 1865 
Farmer, S. H.July 7, 1862died Oct. 19, 1863 
Kanally, JamesAug. 2, 1862died Dec. 27, 1862 
Lowe, EdwinJuly 7, 1862m.o. June 6, 1865 
Ommen, PeterAug. 15, 1862Mustered Aug. 15, 1862Company C. Age 30. Residence Clinton, nativity Germany. Mustered out June 6, 1865, Washington, D.C. Buried in lot 896, Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello. (Extracted this information from the GAR records, Ben Paul Post.) [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Reed, CharlesJune 13, 1862died Feb. 22, 1863 
Weatherson, LukeAug. 16, 1862  Company K. Age 36. Residence Spragueville, nativity Scotland. Mustered Sept. 13, 1862. Wounded May 21, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss. Mustered out June 6, 1865, Washington, D. C. Buried at Norwich Cemetery, Jones county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Williams, John L.July 7, 1862trans. 

TWENTY-SEVENTH INFANTRY

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Hanna, Henry D.   Company E. Age 41. Residence Delaware County, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Feb. 26, 1864. Mustered March 8, 1864. Discharged for disability Nov. 24, 1864, Davenport, Iowa. Buried at Scotch Grove Presbyterian Cemetery, Jones county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Sawvel, Adam  Age 30. Residence Fairview, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 15, 1862. Mustered Sept. 6, 1862. Mustered out Aug. 8, 1865, Clinton, Iowa. burial at Woodlawn cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa ([an error occurred while processing this directive])

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