26th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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26th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Iowa.svg
Iowa state flag
Active September 30, 1862, to June 6, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Assault on Fort Hindman
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Lookout Mountain
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
March to the Sea

The 26th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 26th Iowa Infantry was organized at Clinton, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on September 30, 1862. The regiment was a part of the 3rd brigade, 1st division, XV Corps (Union Army).[1]

The regiment was mustered out on June 6, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

A total of 965 men served in the 26th Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[2] It suffered 6 officers and 70 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 213 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 293 fatalities.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.iowacivilwarmonuments.com/cgi-bin/gaarddetails.pl?1223945676
  2. ^ http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil510.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
  3. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf3.htm#22ndinf The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  4. ^ 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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