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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 E |
Company F | Company G | Company H | 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, Oct. 1, 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 I


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Abrams, Cassius M.C., Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company F, thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Adams, Jonas F. Age 29, residence Lime Spring, nativity Vermont; enlisted Aug. 5, 1862, as Third Sergeant; promoted Second Sergeant March 26, 1864; First Sergeant Sept. 26, 1864; mustered out Dec. 12, 1864.

Adams, Otis A., Age 31, residence Howard County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease Aug. 23, 186?, Carrollton, La.

Ashley, Daniel C., age 31, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; deserted Nov. 17, 1862, and enlisted in Thirteenth Regiment, United States Army.

Bayes, Lorenzo D., Age 26, residence Howard County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 16, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Bennett, Jason, Age 27, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Booth, Charles E., Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; discharged for disability Oct. 30, 1863, Jefferson City, Mo.

Bossard, John P. Age 23, residence Howard County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; died of disease Aug. 9, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss.

Brown, Joseph W., Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease March 2, 1863, Orleans, Iowa.

Bryan, Ard, Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; died of disease Nov. 2, 1862, New Orleans, La.

Buckland, William H., Age 29, residence Lime spring, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; transferred to Company B, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Bunker, Orville A., Age 37, residence Lime Spring, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, as Fifer; mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company I, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Burgess, Charles W., Age 29, residence Howard County,nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864; mustered Jan. 28, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Cole, Seth C., Age 30, residence Pontosac, Ill., nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, transferred to Company B, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Colson, Isaac, Age 34, residence Howard county, nativity Illinois, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864; mustered Jan. 14, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and thirty-eighth Consolidated, Jan. 1, 1865.

Craghill, Charles, Age 31, residence Howard county, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; promoted Eighth Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; Sixth Corporal March 26, 1864; Fifth Corporal April 13, 1864; Fourth Corporal Aug. 19, 1864. Reduced to ranks; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-Eighth Consolidated.

Crippen, George A., Age 20, residence Big Spring, Minn., nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862; died Oct. 18, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Curtis, Oren D., Age 33, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Wagoner; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Dauberschmidt, Fred, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Germany, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Davis, Fred L., Rejected Sept. 23, 1862, by Mustering Officer.

Dawes, George W., Age 30, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; Fourth Corporal March 26, 1864; Third Corporal April 13, 1864; Second Corporal Aug. 19, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

DeMoss, Thomas C., Age 34, residence Riceville, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease Aug. 13, 1863.

Duffy, George, Age 36, residence Howard County, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal March 26, 1864; Sixth Corporal April 13, 1864, Fifth Corporal Aug. 19, 1864. Reduced to ranks. Transferred to Company F, thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Duffy, James, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity England, enlisted Dec. 21, 1863, mustered Jan. 14, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

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limber gif Easton, Artemus W., Age 24, residence Howard County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Dec. 16, 1863, mustered Jan. 14, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Everingham, Barsnett D., Age 31, residence Howard County, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 8, 1862, as First Sergeant; reduced to ranks Sept. 26, 1864; promoted Second Sergeant Sept. 26, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Feather, John, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company B, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Forester, James, Age 21, residence Howard, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Fussel, Adam, Age 26, residence Howard County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Garnsey, Andrew J., Residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease March 27, 1863, New Madrid, Mo.

Gesford, Richard H., Age 24, residence St. Louis, enlisted Dec. 24, 1862, mustered Dec. 25, 1862; deserted Dec. 25, 1862, St. Louis, Mo.

Gillman, John C., Age 19, residence Eddyville, Minn., nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Guptil, Cornelius C., Age 18, residence Canfield, Minn., nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Harris, James H. B., Age 25, residence Peoria, Ill., nativity New Jersey, appointed Captain Aug. 4, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Hazen, Seth P., Age 33, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 28, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Hazeldine, Simeon, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 2,1862, as Drummer, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Heldridge, James, Age 30, residence Lime Spring, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as Fifth Corporal; promoted Fourth Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; Second Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; First Corporal March 26, 1864; Fifth Sergeant April 13, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Henderson, Robert B., Age 28, residence Saratoga, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; deserted Nov. 17, 1862, Dubuque, Iowa; enlisted in Thirteenth U.S. Infantry; see Miscellaneous.

Hewett, Edward J., Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Oct. 27, 1864, mustered Oct. 31, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Holverson, John, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Huckins, Lorenzo D., Age 20, residence Howard County, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Ivens, Edmund M. Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity England; enlisted Nov. 21, 1862, mustered Dec. 9, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Johnson, John B., Age 42, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 28, 1864; transferred to Company G, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Jones, John H., Age 20, residence LeRoy, Minn., nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; discharged for disability Feb. 12, 1863, St. Louis, Mo.

Kingsley, Jerry B., Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Lacey, Alvin V., Age 30, residence Oregon, Ill., nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company I, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Light, Lewis L., Age 31, residence Howard county, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease Aug. 1, 1863, Port Hudson, La.

Logue, Robert, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity at Sea, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; discharged for disability Jan. 6, 1864, Jefferson City, Mo.

Loomis, George B., Age 18, residence Riceville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; died of disease Aug. 3, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss.

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charge gifMcKay, Fitz James, Age 21, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, as Fourth Sergeant; died of disease Oct. 7, 1862, Dubuque, Iowa.

Maloney, Henry, Age 18, residence St. Louis, Mo., nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Dec. 24, 1862, mustered Dec. 25, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Maltby, Judson A., Age 25, residence Riceville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease Aug. 10, 1863, Vicksburg, Miss.

Manning George H., Age 20, residence West Alburg, Vt., nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Manning, Gilbert G., Age 21, residence West Alburg, Vt., nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as Seventh Corporal, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; Fourth Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; reduced to ranks Jan. 1, 1864; transferred to Company I, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Maynard, John W., Age 29, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal Aug. 19, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Millington, Edward B., Age 25, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; promoted Eighth corporal Nov. 15, 1862; died of disease Aug. 8, 1863, Port Hudson, La.

Miner, Edgar, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 14, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Miner, William, Age 42, residence Granger, Minn., nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Mintey, Walter, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Mitchell, Cassius F., Age 23, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as Fourth Corporal; promoted Third Corporal Nov. 16, 1862; died of disease Aug. 12, 1863, Port Hudson, La.

Nichols, Samuel, Age 22, residence Howard county, nativity New Hampshire, enlisted Aug. 21, 1861; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated, Jan. 1, 1865.

Niles, Charles, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Dec. 16, 1863, mustered Jan. 14, 1864, discharged for disability June 16, 1864, Brownsville, Texas.

Niles, William, Age 21, residence Lime Springs, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; died of disease Jan. 16, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Natchez, Miss.

Nye, William C., Age 30, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Dec. 16, 1863, mustered Jan. 14, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Obert, Henry C., Age 41, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Oldaham, Samuel G., Age 40, residence Howard County, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease Aug. 4, 1863, on steamer "City of Memphis," Memphis, Tenn., buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn; section 2, grave 509.

Patterson, William H., Age 24, residence Howard County, nativity Pennsylvania, appointed Second Lieutenant Aug. 7, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; promoted First Lieutenant Aug. 30, 1863; mustered out Dec. 31, 1864.

Pepin, Abner S., Age 24, residence Howard County, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Pepin, Charles M. Age 22, residence Howard County, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug 9, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Pepin, Sylvenus, Age 39, residence Howard County, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, died of disease Aug. 9, 1863, on steamer "City of Memphis," Memphis, Tenn., buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis), Mo. Section 5, grave 101.

Phillips, Edwin, Age 29, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; died of disease Sept. 22, 1863, New Orleans, La., buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, La.

Phillips, James M., Age 28, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Phillips, Jay H., Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease april 2, 1863, New Madrid, Mo.

Phillips, Peter, Age 24, residence Howard County, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Poe, Isaac Willis, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Missouri, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, as Second Sergeant; died of disease Dec. 22, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Powell, Alexander J., Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Powell, William H., Age 43, residence Howard County, nativity Kentucky, appointed First Lieutenant Aug. 8, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862, resigned Aug. 29, 1863.

Purrington, John B., Age 28, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Ransom, Francis H., Age 22, residence Howard County, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Reed, Lewis G., Age 24, residence Albion, nativity Vermont, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 28, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Richards, Franklin, Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity Maine, enlisted aug. 15, 1862; deserted Nov. 17, 1862, Dubuque, Iowa; enlisted in Thirteenth United States Infantry; see Miscellaneous.

Rima, William P., Age 24, residence Howard County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; War Department reports: "No record found".

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bugler.gif Sawyer, Charles W., Age 39, residence Howard County, nativity Aug. 21, 1862, as Fifth Sergeant; promoted fourth Sergeant Nov. 15, 1862; Third Sergeant March 26, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Serfoss, Philip, Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity Indiana, enlistedaug. 21, 1862, died of disease Sept. 10, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Shaw, James, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Scotland, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal April 13, 1864; Sixth Corporal Aug. 19, 1864, reduced to ranks; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Sheldon, Joseph F., Age 40, residence Lime Springs, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, mustered Nov. 4, 1862, transferred to Company I, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Sloan, Ebenezer B., Age 33, residence Howard County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 3, 1862, as Sixth Corporal; promoted fifth Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; Third Corporal Dec. 1, 1863, Second corporal March 26, 1864; First Corporal April 13, 1864; discharged for disability July 15, 1864, Davenport, Iowa.

Smith, Calvin J., Age 20, residence Howard County, nativity Michigan, enlisted Oct. 28, 1864, mustered Oct. 31, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Smith, James D., Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Michigan, enlisted Dec. 16, 1863, mustered Jan. 14, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Smith Mordecai, Age 29, residence Albion, nativity Virginia, enlisted Jan. 4, 1864, mustered Jan. 28, 1864, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Stearns, Alva J., Age 31, residence Lime Spring, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 5, 1862, as First Corporal; promoted Fifth Sergeant Nov. 15, 1862; died of disease March 3, 1864, Chicago, Ill. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill; section A.

Stewart, William D., Rejected Sept. 23, 1862, by Mustering Officer.

Stone, Charles R., Age 18, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Nov. 6, 1862, mustered Nov. 12, 1862, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 1, 1863, mustered out Sept. 1, 1865, St. Louis, Mo.

Strawn, Benjamin, Age 18, residence Howard County, nativity Illinois, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; died of disease Nov. 5, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Taft, Madison, Age 31, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, as Third corporal; promoted Second Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; First Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; Fourth Sergeant March 26, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Talif, Ole, Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 21, 1862, promoted Seventh Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; Fifth Corporal March 26, 1864; Fourth Corporal April 13, 1864; Third Corporal Aug. 19, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Thompson, Samuel L., Age 21, residence Lime Springs, nativity Scotland, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862, as Eighth Corporal; promoted Seventh Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; Fifth Corporal Dec. 1, 1863; Third Corporal March 26, 1864; Second Corporal April 13, 1864; First Corporal Aug. 19, 1864; transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Truex, Herman A. Age 30, residence Beemerville, N.J., nativity New Jersey, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease Dec. 6, 1862, Howard County, Iowa.

Tubbs, M., Age 21, residence Pembroke, N.Y., nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; discharged for disability Nov. 16, 1863, St. Louis, Mo.

Ward, John T., Age 24, residence Decorah, nativity Kentucky, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; died of disease Aug. 21, 1863, Carrollton, La; buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, La.

Weller, George W., Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862, transferred to Company F, Thirty-fourth and Thirty-eighth Consolidated.

Winter, William, Age 31, residence Howard County, nativity New York, enlisted July 30, 1862, as Second Corporal; promoted First Corporal Nov. 15, 1862; died of disease Aug. 2, 1863, Port Hudson, La.

Witt, Andrew, Jr., Age 21, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; died March 17, 1864; buried in National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, La.

Witt, Ezra, Age 19, residence Howard County, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862; died of disease Sept. 4, 1863, New Orleans, La.

Wood, Enos, Age 23, residence Howard County, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; died of disease Sept. 15, 1863, New Orleans, La.

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Alphabetical Rosters

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