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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 D | 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.


COMPANY E

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Abbey, William H. Age 18, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept 24, 1862; died of disease July 8, 1863, Vicksburg, MS; buried in National Cemetery, Vicksburg, MS; section G, grave 859.

Adams, Henry Age 39, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Allen, Charley Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Second Corporal; transferred to Company K, (38th Infantry) Nov. 1, 1862.

Ames, Charles Age 27, residence Ossian, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease July 28, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Anderson, Andrew T. Age 19, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Jan. 11, 1864, mustered Feb. 3, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Anderson, George (M.) Age 26, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Sixth Corporal, promoted Third Corporal Nov. 1, 1862; Second Corporal; transferred to Company K.

Andrus, Erastus V.F. Age 44, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 8, 1864, mustered Jan. 8, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Abbott, John W. Age 19, residence Fairbank, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862; discharged Jan. 9, 1864, New Orleans, LA.

Abbott, William S. Age 18, residence West Union, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862; discharged for disability Feb. 25, 1863, St. Louis, MO.


Baldwin, Silas J. Age 21, residence Ossian, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 7, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 10, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.

Bassett, Francis A. Age 20, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease July 29, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Bassett, Robert Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 7, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Nov. 13, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Beals, John M. Age 33, residence Freeport, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Benedict, Francis M. Age 25, residence Hesper, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, as First corporal; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; reduced to ranks at his own request Nov. 3, 1862; discharged for disability July 28, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.

Bloomfield, Abner D. Age 25, residence Ossian, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 7, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 20, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Bloomfield, Harvey F. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 5, 1862, transferred to Company K.

Brandt, Joseph C. Age 35, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Oct. 19, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa.

Brichner, Henry I. Age 30, residence Decorah, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal July 1, 1864; reduced to ranks; transferred to Company K.

Briscoe, Samuel M. Age 31, residence Decorah, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 25, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Briscoe, Thomas J. Age 21, residence Bluffton, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Burlingame, Platt Age 39, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 10, 1862, as Fifer; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; discharged for disability March 28, 1863, New Madrid, MO.

Bussing, William J. Age 35 residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, as Third Sergeant, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 12, 1863, Port Hudson, LA; buried in National Cemetery, Port Hudson, LA.


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horseback2.gif Cameron, James L. Age 29, residence Hesper, nativity Scotland, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Casey, Patrick Age 24, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Caswell, Nelson Age 41, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Clark, Frederick M. Age 26, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K, (38th Infantry) Nov. 3, 1862.

Clark, John C. Age 20, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 4, 1862, promoted Third Sergeant July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Clark, Orlando J. Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 4, 1862 as Eighth Corporal, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; promoted Fourth Corporal Nov. 1, 1862, First Sergeant July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Cleghorn, Henry A. Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity New York, appointed Captain July 16, 1862; dismissed Feb. 24, 1864.

Cluvee, Bryniel D. Age 26, residence Hesper, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Third Corporal, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; promoted First Corporal Nov. 6, 1862; Fifth Sergeant; died of disease Nov. 18, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Craig, William T. Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Oct. 28, 1864, mustered Oct. 31, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Crandall, Harvey W. Age 25, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease July 23, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Crandall, James M. Age 28, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; died of disease Aug. 30, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Crandall, Theodore R. Age 27, residence Decorah, nativity New York, appointed Second Lieutenant Aug. 9, 1862, mustered Sept. 20, 1862; promoted Quartermaster April 15, 1863; Captain March 18, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Culbertson, James H. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 5, 1863, Port Hudson, LA; buried in National Cemetery, Port Hudson, LA.

Curtis, Hiram Age 44, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company B.


Drake, Simeon H. Age 24, residence Decorah, nativity Massachusetts, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Dudley, Ferdinand G. Age 37, residence Freeport, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as Seventh Corporal, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died Nov. 29, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Duffield, John A. Age 39, residence Burr Oak, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K, (38th Infantry) Nov. 3, 1862.


Everett, Mahlon Age 24, residence Hesper, nativity Massachusetts, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 1, 186?, New Orleans, LA.


Ferren, Aaron C. Age 33, residence Decorah, nativity Vermont, appointed First Lieutenant July 29, 1862; resigned July 24, 1863.

Fish, Alfred Age 28, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Frink, Alonzo Age 28, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Fuller, Irad M. Age 19, residence Freeport, IL, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; deserted before muster.


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officers.gif Greene, Walter D. Age 24, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Fourth Sergeant, promoted First Lieutenant June 25, 1864; mustered out Dec. 31, 1864.

Gregg, Samuel Age 27, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died Aug. 10, 1863, St. Louis, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO.


Haaf, Peter Age 25, residence Decorah, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 10, 1862, as Wagoner, transferred to Company K.

Hard, Ira L. Age 22, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Hard, Ryan Age 44, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 5, 1864, mustered Jan. 5, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Hendrickson, Andrew Age 27, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted July 31, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Hendrickson, Jacob Age 23, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted July 31, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 1, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Hendrickson, Thomas N. Age 44, residence Decorah, nativity Kentucky, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Hendrickson, Thomas N., Jr. Age 18, residence Dubuque County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Oct. 3, 1864, mustered Oct. 6, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Hill, Henry G. Age 21, residence Hesper, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, promoted Sixth Corporal Nov. 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 21, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Hoaas, Anders O. Age 27, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 21, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Holm, Abram P. Age 25, residence Decorah, nativity Canada, enlisted Dec. 18, 1863, mustered Dec. 18, 1863; transferred to Company K.


Johnson, Ede J. Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 27, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Johnson, Peter Age 20, residence Yazoo City, nativity Mississippi, enlisted July 20, 1863, as Under Cook, mustered March 5, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Johnson, Richard M. Age 37, residence Decorah, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as Fourth Corporal; promoted Second Corporal Nov. 1, 1862; first Corporal; transferred to Company K.

Johnson, William H. Age 24, residence Hesper, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, as First Sergeant, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Nov. 20, 1863, New Orleans,LA.

Jones, John Age 22, residence Bluffton, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

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horseback2.gif Kessel, John Age 21, residence Elliota, MN., nativity Maryland, enlisted Dec. 31, 1863, mustered Dec. 31, 1863; transferred to Company K.

Knight, Stillman Age 27, residence Hesper, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal Nov. 1, 1862; transferred to Invalid Corps, Aug. 1, 1863; no further record found.

Knudson, Nels Age 27, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Koppem, John Age 22, residence Decorah, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.


Lange, Moritz Age 37, residence Decorah, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862; promoted Fifth Corporal Nov. 1, 1862; Third Corporal; transferred to Company K.

Larson, Erick Age 30, residence Winnebago County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered SEpt. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 15, 1863, St. Louis, MO.


McClusker, Patrick Age 21, residence Ossian, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

McDonald, James Age 25, residence Hesper, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862; promoted Second Sergeant July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Magnes, Samuel Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; discharged for disability July 3, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Marsh, Austin J. Age 21, residence Hesper, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Aug. 10, 1862; promoted Fourth Sergeant July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Maydole, Henry A. Age 27, residence Hesper, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; promoted Commissary Sergeant Nov. 15, 1862; mustered out Nov. 16, 1862; see Field and Staff (38th Infantry).

Maynard, Guy C. Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 4, 1864; transferred to Company K.


Obriham, Charles J. Age 41, residence Freeport, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1863; died June 20, 1863, Decorah, Iowa.

Obriham, Franklin W. Age 22, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Obriham, Henry Harlow Age 19, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease June 13, 1863, Yazoo River, MS; buried in National Cemetery, Vicksburg, MS; section H, grave 50.

Olsen, Anthon Age 18, residence Calmar, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 22, 1863 on Hospital steamer "City of Memphis", Memphis, TN; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 8, grave 1.

Olsen, Gulick Age 25, residence Winnesheik County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862 died of disease July 5, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Olsen, Ole Age 23, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K.

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flags.gif Rankin, James Age 20, residence Frankville, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Rasmonson, Knute Age 19, residence Dubuque, nativity Norway, enlisted Jan. 11, 1864; mustered Feb. 3, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Relf, John F. Age 26, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 15, 162, as Fifth Sergeant, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 4, 1863, St. Louis, MO, buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 6, grave 87.

Richmond, Daniel S. Age 44, residence Plymouth rock, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; discharged for disability Aug. 14, 1864, New Orleans, LA.

Robertson, George W. Age 25, residence Frankville, nativity Connecticut, enlisted Aug. 4, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 16, 1863, Carrollton, LA.


Sanborn, Daniel Age 30, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, deserted Oct. 7, 1862, before muster in.

Schwalm, Henry Age 26, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 10, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Seely, Hiram Age 39, residence Plymouth Rock, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, msutered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 27, 1864, on steamer "Diana".

Severson, Peter Age 25, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 4, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.

Severson, Thomas Age 25, residence Frankville, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Sept. 10, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Simonson, Oren Age 19, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Jan. 11,1 864, mustered Feb. 3, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Skinner, Byron P. Age 38, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Fifth Corporal; reduced to ranks Nov. 3, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Skinner, Francis Age 28, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease June 18, 1863, Davenport, Iowa.

Smith, Frederick Age 31, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Smith, Henry W. Age 19, residence Freeport, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease July 31, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Smith, John W. Age 32, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Smith, Thomas A. Age 22, residence Hesper, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 8, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Steen, Martin F. Age 28, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; promoted Fifth Sergeant July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Stevenson, William A. Age 20, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 6, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease July 19, 1863, St. Louis, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), MO; section 5, grave 78.

Suckow, Frederick W. Age 19, residence Decorah, nativity Norway, enlisted Jan. 5, 1864, mustered Jan. 5, 1864; transferred to Company K.

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bugler.gif Tovey, John Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Tubbs, Sidney Eugene Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 5, 1862, as Drummer; transferred to Company K.


Vandevan, James Age 18, residence Fayette County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 23, 1862; transferred to Company K.


Wagoner, James Age 44, residence Burr Oak, nativity Vermont, enlisted July 28, 1862, mustered Sept. 24, 1862; discharged for disability March 28, 1863, New Madrid, MO.

Ware, Enoch Age 21, residence Hesper, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Warn, George Age 20, residence Freeport, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Warn, Sylvester Age 19, residence Decorah, nativity Ohio, enlisted Jan. 9, 1864, msutered Jan. 9, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Wentworth, Robert N. Age 23, residence Decorah, nativity New YOrk, enlisted Nov. 20, 1862, mustered Nov. 27, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 16, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Westgate, Levi S. Age 23, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlsited Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Williams, Norman H. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Wood, Thomas B. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 4, 1862; promoted Eighth Corporal July 1, 1864; transferred to Company K.

Woodworth, Myron R. Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company K.

Young, James Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Nov. 4, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company K.



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Alphabetical Rosters

Thirty-eighth Infantry
Field and Staff | Company A | Company B | Company C | Company D | 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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