6th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|6th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry|
|Active||July 17, 1861 to July 21, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Chattanooga
Battle of Lookout Mountain
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Jonesborough
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville
The 6th Iowa Infantry was organized at Burlington, Iowa and mustered into Federal forces on July 17, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out on July 21, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
Unit strength was 1221. The regiment lost 8 officers and 144 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 126 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 280 fatalities. 353 were wounded.
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf1.htm#6th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil308.htm 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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