27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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27th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Iowa.svg
Iowa state flag
Active October 3, 1862, to August 8, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Red River Campaign
Battle of Pleasant Hill
Battle of Nashville

The 27th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 27th Iowa Infantry was organized at Dubuque, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on October 3, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on August 8, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

A total of 1172 men served in the 27th Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 1 officer and 23 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 167 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 193 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil511.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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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