17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|17th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry|
Iowa state flag
|Active||March 21, 1862, to July 25, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Raymond
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
Sherman's March to the Sea
The 17th Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa, and mustered in for three years of Federal service on April 16, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on July 25, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The 17th Iowa mustered 958 men at the time it left Iowa for active campaigning. It suffered 5 officers and 66 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 121 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 194 fatalities.
- http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil501.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf2.htm#17th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
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