31st Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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31st Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
Flag of Iowa.svg
Iowa state flag
Active October 13, 1862, to June 27, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements 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
Battle of Bentonville

The 31st Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 31st Iowa Infantry was organized at Davenport, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on October 13, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 27, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

A total of 1177 men served in the 31st Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 1 officer and 27 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 272 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 303 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil515.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#31stinf 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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