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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

FIRST CAVALRY
[Note.—This regiment was mustered out at Austin, Tex., Feb. 15, 1866.]

NAME

ENLISTED

DETAILS

NOTES
Company B
Bugler
Edmund T. Hopkins
July 18, 1861  
Crane. 0. B.Jan. 5. 1864 Sgt. Orrin B. Crane, died 17 April, 1876, aged 42 years 15 days. Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa, Iowa. See also, 1st Infantry. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Penniman, C. G.July 18, 1861 See also, 1st Infantry.
Stanley, (Elisha) G(eorge)July 18, 1861 See also, 1st Infantry.
Smith, Howard E.July 18, 1861  
Company C
Corp.
Lawrence Schoonover
July 13, 1861 b. 1829, d. 2/9/1907, buried at Riverside cemetery, Anamosa. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Armitage, John  Armitage, John P. Age 18. Residence Langworthy, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted June 13, 1861. Mustered Aug. 1, 1861. Promoted Eighth Corporal May 11, 1863; Seventh Corporal Dec. 31, 1863; Sixth Corporal Sept. 9, 1864. Mustered out Sept. 9, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Buried at Merle Hay cemetery, Glidden, Iowa. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Casseleman, Levi vet. Dec. 9, 1863 
Gant, Matthew   
Johnson, W. D. vet. Jan. 5, 1864 
Larkey, Alex.June 13, 1861died of disease Feb. 19, 1862, Sedalia, Mo.AGE 34. Born 1827, Ohio. Residence: Scotch Grove, IA. Mustered Aug. 1, 1861. Would have been buried at Sedalia. Abt 1867 Union soldiers were exhumed and moved to nearby national cemeteries. Many if not most headboards were vandalized or no longer legible. These soldiers were marked as unknowns. Alexander is probably among the unknowns at Jefferson City National Cemetery. His mother, Jane Johnson, applied for his pension Nov 2 1867. Mentions that he had alias of Alexander Laskey. He is also mentioned in an Anamosa Eureka article by Lawrence Schoonover on page 2, February 28, 1862, recounting his burial at Sedalia, Missouri with full military honors after he had died from the measles.
Company K
Allsbaugh, D(avid) A.May 15, 1861(?) Born: 1839, Ohio. Died: 1912. Enlisted: June 13, 1861(?), age 22. Mustered: Aug. 17, 1861. Mustered out: Sept. 9, 1864, Davenport, Iowa (expiration of term of 3 year service).
Atwood, Chas. P.May 15, 1861vet. Dec. 20, 1863 Age 22. Residence Anamosa, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted June 13, 1861. Mustered Aug. 17, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Dec. 27, 1863. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866, Austin, Texas. Buried at Riverside Cemetery, Anamosa, Jones county, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Barnard, William J.June 13, 1861Mustered Aug. 17, 1861Age 38. Residence Anamosa, nativity Pennsylvania. Transferred to Company L, Sept. 1, 1861. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Fairchllds, A. H.May 15, 1861vet. Dec. 20, 1863 
Fitzsimmons, JohnJuly 18, 1861  
Jamieson SamuelAug. 17, 1861vet. Dec. 20, 1863 
Kidder, John G.Aug. 17, 1861  
Phelan, Jas.Aug. 17, 1861  
Company L
Q.M.S.
James V. Brown
Aug. 25, 1861  
Sergt.
H. A. O'Bladen
13 June 1861  Age 28. Hubert Anton O'Bladen enlisted by H. H. Heath at Dubuque, Iowa for a period of 3 years, assigned first to Iowa 1st Cavalry Regiment, Co. “K”, then, at Camp Warren, Burlington, Iowa, he is in Capt. Heath’s Co. “L” by permission; formal transfer on 1 Sep 1861 by order of Col. Fitz Henry Warren. Listed as 4th Sergt Sep & Oct 1861. Listed as Sergt Nov & Dec 1861. Sep 1863 Co. Cook; Nov 1863 to Feb 1864, Co. Clerk. March – August 1864 detached to 1st Iowa Cav. 7th Army Corps – Station: Little Rock Arkansas. Sept 9/10, 1864 mustered out of service at Davenport, Iowa – Expiration of Enlistment. (Additional information from [an error occurred while processing this directive])
Farrier
Reuben Barnes
 disd. Nov. 15, 1861This listing should read Reuben Bunce. Poor Reuben Bunce was rather infamous in the area, but the guy lived with an awful injury. He is listed as Reuben Bunce in other sources. ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Age 44. Residence Anamosa, nativity New York. Enlisted Sept. 1, 1861, as Farrier. Mustered Sept. 24, 1861. Discharged for disability Nov. 15, 1861, Benton Barracks (St. Louis,) Mo. Buried at Marshalltown Veterans Home, Marshalltown, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Farrier
Wm. J. Bowman
 disd. Nov. 15, 1861 
Saddler
Herman Bray
 disd. Feb. 7, 1862 
Barnard, Wm. disd. Dec. 1, 1861 
Brown, Jas. V.Aug. 25, 1861  
Brown, Milton disd. Dec. 11, 1861 
Chase, Chas. A.Jan. 1, 1864  
Lawyer, Stephen died at Little Rock, Ark 
Maurice, NicholasJune 13, 1861  Age 21. Res. Monticello, nativity Vermont. Mustered Aug. 17, 1861. Trans. to Co L, Sept.1, 1861; Mustered Sept. 24, 1861. Promoted Eighth Corporal, Nov. 10, 1861; Seventh Corporal, Dec. 7, 1861; Sixth Corporal, Feb. 7, 1862; Fifth Corporal, March 4, 1862; Fourth Corporal, July 31, 1862; Third Corporal, Sept. 1, 1862. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866, Austin, Texas. buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Maurice, Z. vet. Jan. 1, 1864 
Rogers, George vet. Jan. 5, 1864 Age 20. Residence Anamosa, nativity New York. Enlisted Aug. 25, 1861. Mustered Sept. 24, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Taken prisoner April 3, 1864. Paroled. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866, Austin, Texas. Burial at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Rice, James E.Aug. 8, 1861Mustered Sept. 24, 1861 Age 22. Residence Monticello, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Aug. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Promoted Sixth Corporal Nov. 1, 1864; Fifth Corporal Sept. 16, 1865. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866, Austin, Texas. d 24 Aug 1929 at Natl Soldiers’ Home, Leavenworth, KS; bur Leavenworth Natl Cem, Leavenworth, Leavenworth Cnty, KS.
Smith, Wm. vet. Jan. 5, 1864Buried at Iowa Veterans Home cemetery, Marshalltown, Iowa ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Watson, A. E.Dec. 7, 1863  
Company M
Rohwedder, Hans.Oct. 15, 1861  Age 24. Mustered Oct. 15, 1861. Mustered out Oct. 14, 1864, expiration of term of service. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Company Unknown
Ackerman, O. B.Jan. 23, 1864  
Bates, Chas.Jan. 23, 1864  
Barto, C. M.Feb. 15, 1864  
Dawson, John W.Jan. 25, 1864  
Fay, H. A.Jan. 5, 1864  
Mullford, James T.Jan. 5, 1864  
McCarty, Chas.Jan. 23, 1864  
Phelan, Jas. H.March 8, 1864  
Phatigan, ThomasJune 23, 1864  
Slade, VandelierFeb. 17, 1864  
Thompson, A. J.Feb. 17, 1864  

SECOND CAVALRY
[Note.—This regiment was mustered out at Selma, Ala., Sept. 19, 1865.]

NAME

ENLISTED

DETAILS

NOTES
Company B
Corp.
A. S. Cooper
July 30, 1861disd. Feb. 7, 1862 
Barnett, AlfredDec. 14, 1863  
Potter, John J.Oct. 31, 1862vet. March 1, 1864 
Potter, I. W.Dec. 15, 1863  
Company I
Corp.
Chas. C. Crocker
Aug. 4, 1861wd. near Hurricane Creek, Miss 
Corp.
Eli Mead
Aug. 4, 1861 Age 26. Residence Anamosa, nativity New Jersey. Enlisted as Seventh Corporal. Mustered Aug. 31, 1861. Promoted Sixth Corporal Oct. 15, 1861; Fourth Corporal Dec. 1, 1861; Third Corporal May 1, 1862; Second Corporal Oct. 18, 1862; First Corporal June 1, 1863. Transferred to Invalid Corps March 26, 1864. Mustered out Oct. 3, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Died 1925. Buried Le Mars Memorial Cemetery, Plymouth Co., IA. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Asecond gravesite for Eli Mead has been located by Jane Butler at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, Orange County, New York. Check it out.
Corp.
Isaac Ford
Aug. 14, 1861  
Davis, George W.Aug. 4, 1861  Age 18. Residence Fairview, nativity Ireland. Enlisted Aug. 4, 1861. Mustered Aug. 31, 1861. Promoted Teamster. Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 28, 1864. Promoted Wagoner Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered out Sept. 19, 1865, Selma, Ala. Buried at Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Iowa. Born Dec 23, 1843 and died Jul 30, 1920. Photo: ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Davis, JamesOct. 6, 1861 Age 40. Residence Fairview, nativity Ireland. Mustered Oct. 29, 1861. Promoted Teamster. Mustered out Oct. 3, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Buried at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Krokoskia, N.Aug. 4, 1861  
Kellum, WarrenAug. 4, 1861died at Benton Barracks 
Lamb, HenryAug. 4, 1861disd. Sept. 3, 1862, disab 
Myrick, Rufus B.Aug. 14, 1861vet. March 1, 1864 
Potter, DanielAug. 14, 1861vet. March 1, 1864 
Yont, John W.May 17, 1864  
Company L
2nd Lieutenant
Fred Stewart Dunham
   Age 29, residence Maquoketa, nativity Connecticut. Appointed Second Lieutenant, Aug. 24, 1861. Mustered Sept. 12, 1861. Mustered out Oct. 9, 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Corp.
Isaac N. Cooper
Sept. 12, 1861  
Saddler, Edw. CooperSept. 12, 1861  
Edwards, JacobSept. 12, 1861vet. March 1864 
Edwards, Jas.Aug. 15, 1862vet. March 1864 
Filby, WilliamAug. 15, 1862Disd ?Oct. 2, 1861? Died ?Sep. 18, 1861? ([an error occurred while processing this directive])
Selby, Edw. vet. 1, 1864, kld. near Lynnville, Tenn 
Taylor, JohnSept. 12, 1861  
Company M
Dawson, JohnSept. 28, 1861disd. Oct. 13, 1863, disab 

FOURTH CAVALRY
[Note.—This regiment was mustered out at Selma, Ala., Sept. 19, 1865.]

NAME

ENLISTED

DETAILS

NOTES
Second Lieut.
Michael McLaughlin
as sergt
Sept. 23, 1861
com. 2d lieut. Sept. 28, 1864, returned to 1st sergt 
Corp.
George M. Stewart
Sept. 23, 1861m.o. Aug. 10, 1865 
Pierce, Laban vet. Dec. 19, 1863 

FIFTH CAVALRY
[Note.—This regiment was mustered out at Selma, Ala., Sept. 19, 1865.]

NAME

ENLISTED

DETAILS

NOTES
Ensign, Roscoe C.Feb. 26, 1864Mustered March 2, 1864 Age 18. Residence Jones County, nativity New York. Died March 27, 1864, Davenport, Iowa. Photo: [an error occurred while processing this directive]
Painter, Wm. H.Feb. 26, 1864m.o. Aug. 11, 1865 

FIFTH VETERAN CAVALRY
[Note.—This regiment was mustered out at Selma, Ala., Sept. 19, 1865.]

NAME

ENLISTED

DETAILS

NOTES
Burlingham, MarkFeb. 20, 1864  
Newcomb, Geo. W.Feb. 29, 1864  
Samons, CurtisFeb. 29, 1864  
Sergt.
Luther V. Brainard
Oct. 7, 1861vet. Jan. 1, 1864, prisoner of war 
Sergt.
Willlam D. Gleason
Oct. 25, 1861vet. Jan. 1, 1864 
Brainard, John F.Feb. 6, 1861vet. Feb. 6, 1864 
Edwards, G. H.Oct. 25, 1861vet. Jan. 1, 1864 
Ensign, G.Feb. 26, 1861vet. Feb. 26, 1864 
Isabell, M. M.March 7, 1861vet. March 7, 1864 
Parmenter, Wm. H.Feb. 26, 1861  
Randall, O.Feb. 26, 1861  

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