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38th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry



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Alphabetical Rosters

Thirty-eighth Infantry
Company A | Company B | Company C | Company E | Company F |
Company G | Company H | Company I | Company K |


Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated
Company A | Company B | Company C | Company D | Company E | Company F | Company G | Company H |
Company I | Company K

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Term of service three years.
Mustered in at Dubuque, Iowa, Nov. 4, 1862, by Captain George S. Pierce, United States Army.
Transferred to the Thirty-fourth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry (34th and 38th Consolidated), Jan. 1, 1865, unless otherwise noted.


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COMPANY D


Adkins, Burton Age 27, residence McGregor, nativity New York, enlisted Sept. 15, 1862, as Eighth Corporal, promoted Fourth Corporal Oct. 1, 1863, reduced to ranks Oct. 8, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Baker, Henry Age 37, residence Burr Oak, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 16, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Barker, Elijah J. Age 25, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, as Second Sergeant, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted First Sergeant; Second Lieutenant July 10, 1863; not mustered; discharged for promotion in Colored Infantry Feb. 1, 1864.

Barrett, Luther C. Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Barrett, Orsmond M. Age 24, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, appointed First Lieutenant Aug. 15, 1862; resigned June 6, 1863.

Barrows, Thomas Age 28, residence Bluffton, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Seventh Corporal; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal April 16, 1863; died of disease Aug. 11, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Bendickson, Bendick Age 24, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Bendickson, Ole Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Benton, Harrison Age 44, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Feb. 1, 1864; mustered Feb. 10, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Bailey, Thomas Age 36, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ireland, enlisted Jan. 11, 1864, mustered Jan. 11, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Blair, James P. Age 32, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 20, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Blair, William Age 25, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Jan. 8, 1864, Brownsville, TX; buried in National Cemetery, Brownsville, TX.

Bovee, William H. Age 19, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York enlisted aug. 15, 1862; promoted Wagoner Dec. 31, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Brace, Aaron Age 19, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 24, 1863 Carrollton, LA.

Burch, Perrie G. Age 31, residence Fremont, nativity Louisiana, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Sixth corporal, msutered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal Nov. 4, 1862; Third Corporal April 16, 1863; died of disease Aug. 19, 1863, Carrollton, LA.


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Carman, Harrison Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Dec. 3, 1863, mustered Dec. 31, 1863; transferred to Company H.

Carroll, Franklin Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, as Second Corporal, transferred to Company H.

Carson, Eli W. Age 25, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, as Third Corporal; promoted Second Corporal April 12, 1863; Second Sergeant Oct. 1, 1863; First Sergeant Feb. 24, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Carter, Ashbell Age 26, residence Fremont, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; reduced to ranks, transferred to Company H.

Christofasen, Peter Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died Aug. 20, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 32, grave 64.

Clark, Byron Age 25, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 4, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Collaton, Thomas Age 40, residence Decorah, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 28, 1863, Decorah, Iowa.

Collins, Michael Age 40, residence Decorah, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Crestensen, Nels Age 18, residence Highland, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 20, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

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limber.gif Daskam, John Jr. Age 32, residence Fremont, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862, promoted Eighth Corporal Nov. 4, 1862, Sixth Corporal April 16, 1863; First Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; Second Sergeant Feb. 21, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Davison, Lorenzo B. Age 24, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug 15, 1862, as Fifth Sergeant; promoted Fourth Sergeant Oct. 1, 863; transferred to Company H.

Ditmars, James Age 42, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 10, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Dixon, John W. Age 34, residence Burr Oak, nativity Virginia, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Fourth Sergeant, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 15, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Douglass, Edwin A. Age 26, residence Burr Oak, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, promoted Sixth Corporal Nov. 4, 1862; Fourth Corporal April 16, 1863, Fifth Sergeant; Oct 1, 1863; transferred to Company H.


Edwards, Jackson Age 18, residence Brownsville, TX, nativity Mississippi, enlisted March 5, 1864, as Under Cook, mustered March 5, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Engleson, Hans Age 26, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Nov. 17, 1863, New Orleans, LA.


Flander, Wintzell Age 32, residence Spillville, nativity Bohemia, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 14, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Fleming, John Jr. Agee 22, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Jan. 6, 1864, mustered Jan. 5, 1864; transferred to Company H.


Gallagher, John Age 40, residence Decorah, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 9, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Gallagher, John Jr. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity New Hampshire, enlisted Oct. 30, 1862, mustered Nov. 1862, died of disease Nov. 24, 1863, Decorah, IA.

Georgeson, Peter Age 18, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease July 31, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Goddard, Amanzo L. Age 24, residence fort Atkinson, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Wagoner; reduced to ranks Dec. 31, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Graham, Thomas Age 28, residence Calmer, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Gray, Jason S. Age 21, residence Ossian, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; discharged for disability Dec. 7, 1863, New Orleans, LA.


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bugler.gif Hallman, Emanuel Age 31, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Dec. 10, 1863, mustered Dec. 10, 1863; transferred to Company H.

Hallman, John Age 18, residence Fremont, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Hanson, Gilbert Age 21, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, mustered Sept. 21, 1862; died of disease Dec. 23, 1863, Memphis, TN; buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, TN; section 1, grave 242.

Hanson, Stein Age 24, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 9, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Hasfelt, Gustav Age 27, residence Winona, MN; nativity Germany, enlisted Sept. 15, 1862; promoted Eighth corporal April 16, 1863; Third Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; died of disease Feb. 3, 1864, Brownsville, TX.

Heath, Chancy B. Age 38, residence Hesper, nativity Massachusetts, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 27. 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps Aug. 10, 1864; Mustered out Aug. 30, 1865, Davenport, IA.

Heath, Ethelbert A. Age 29, residence Hesper, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 14, 1863, Memphis, TN; buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, TN; section 1, grave 112.

Horton, Warren H. Age 19, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; First Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Humphrey, George R. Age 24, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ohio, appointed Second Lieutenant Aug. 21, 1862; promoted First Lieutenant June 7, 1863; transferred to Company H.


Iverson, John B. Age 19, residence Butler Center, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 8, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.


Johnson, Carl Age 33, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died Aug. 15, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 31, grave 54.

Johnson, John Age 35, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 11, 1863, Port Hudson, LA; buried in National Cemetery, Port Hudson, LA.

Johnson, John C. Age 34, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 25, 1864, Davenport, IA.


Kirian, Jacob Age 21, residence Calmar, nativity Bohemia, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease July 8, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Kirian, Kasper Age 19, residence Calmar, nativity Bohemia, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 9, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Kirkup, Edwin Age 37, residence Chicago, IL, nativity England, appointed Captain Aug. 15, 1862; resigned promotion as Assistant Surgeon, Twelfth Infantry, July 23, 1862.

Krethen, Peter Age 26, residence Calmar, nativity Bohemia, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 30, 1863, Kenosha, WI.


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flags.gif Larson, Andrew Age 18, residence Highland, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, transferred to Company H.

Larson, Christian Age 27, residence Hesper, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 25, 1863, Carrollton, LA; buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.

Livangood, William R. Age 30, residence Burr Oak, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease July 29, 1863, Burr Oak, IA.

Lockwood, Joseph H. Age 21, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 1, 1863, Carrollton, LA; buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.

Long, Robert Age 35, residence Fremont, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; transferred to Company H.


Matterson, Harry Age 34, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, promoted Third Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Mellaas, Gilbert O. Age 24, residence Bluffton, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, promoted Fourth Corporal Oct. 9, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Monson, Peter Age 21, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Drummer; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; reduced to ranks at his own request; discharged for disability March 27, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Morton, Gaven Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Oct. 23, 1864, mustered Oct. 31, 1864; transferred to Company H.


Nolan, Edgar J. Age 23, residence Horton, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862 as Fifth Corporal, mustered Sept. 12 1862, promoted Fourth Corporal Nov. 4, 1862; died of disease May 20, 1863, New Madrid, MO; buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, TN; section 3, grave 646.


Oleson, Gilbert Age 18, residence Dubuque County, nativity Norway, enlisted Oct. 3, 1864, mustered Oct. 6, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Olsen, Byern Age 25, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 25, 1863, Carrollton, LA; buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.

Olsen, Ingebright Age 29, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Sept. 14, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

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Palmer, Harvey Age 42, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; transferred to company H.

Paulson, Jens Age 23, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease July 14, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Peterson, Hans Age 30, residence Glenwood, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Phillips, Zebulon Age 26, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 21, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Plomteaux, Charles H. Age 25, residence Burr Oak, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Fourth Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Plunket, Patrick Age 24, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.


Rice, Charles W. Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862, as Fourth Corporal; reduced to ranks Nov. 4, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Richards, Newton Age 26, residence Burr Oak, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862 as First Sergeant; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Second Lieutenant June 7, 1863; First Lieutenant July 10, 1863; transferred to Company H.

Robinson, Francis W. Age 37, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 19, 1864; mustered Feb. 10, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Robertson, Ole L. Age 21, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22,1 862; transferred to Company H.

Rowlee, Humphrey W. Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; promoted Eighth Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Rutherford, George W. Age 44, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Kentucky, enlisted Jan. 25, 1864, mustered Feb. 10, 1865; transferred to Company H.

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flags.gif Scott, Ethan C. Age 21, residence Fremont, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 2, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Scott, Julius A. Age 19, residence Fremont, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; died of disease Oct. 13, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Stevenson, Abner G. Age 40, residence Bluffton, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 28, 1864, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO.

Symms, George D. Age 18, residence Burr Oak, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862 as Fifth Corporal; reduced to Eighth Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; promoted to Second Corporal Sept. 1, 1864; transferred to Company H.


Todd, Christopher Age 30, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 21, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Tompkins, George Age 18, residence Osceola, IL, nativity Illinois, enlisted Oct. 4, 1862, transferred to Company H.

Tostenson, Christian Age 28, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease Aug. 2, 1863, on steamer "City of Memphis".

Town, Squire D. Age 23, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 4, 1864; transferred to Company H.


Wakefield, Reuben Age 36, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Third Sergeant; transferred to Company H.

Wallace, William H. Age 45, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Fifer; mustered Nov. 27, 1862; reduced to ranks at his own request; War Department reports "absent sick"; no later record found.

Waterhouse, James Age 39, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; transferred to Company H.

Waters, Edwin C. Age 35, residence Fort Atkinson, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal April 16, 1863; Second Corporal Oct. 1, 1863; died of disease March 11, 1864, Davenport, Iowa; buried in National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL.

Wilber, John N. Age 37, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; mustered Sept. 27, 1862; died of disease March 1, 1863, St. Louis, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 38, grave 253.

Wing, Abraham Age 28, residence Winneshiek County, nativity England, enlisted Jan. 20, 1864, mustered Feb. 10, 1864; transferred to Company H.

Wood, Edgar R. Rejected Nov. 4, 1862, by Mustering Officer.

Wortendyke, Abraham Age 31, residence Fredericksburgh, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, mustered Sept. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Aug. 6, 1863, Benton Barracks (St. Louis), MO.


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Alphabetical Rosters

Thirty-eighth Infantry
Field and Staff | Company A | Company B | Company C | Company E | Company F | Company G | Company H | Company I | Company K |


Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated
Company A | Company B | Company C | Company D | Company E | Company F | Company G | Company H |
Company I | Company K

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