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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 I |


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 K


charge2.gif Ackerson, William H. Age 22, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, as Fourth Corporal; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died April 7, 1864, Davenport, Iowa; buried in National Cemetery, Rock Island, IL.

Allen, Charley Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity Michigan, promoted Captain from Second Corporal of Company E, Nov. 1, 1862; resigned Sept. 9, 1863.

Askew, James Age 21, residence Frankville, nativity Virginia, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; deserted before muster.


Beard, James Age 19, residence Frankville, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 6, 1862; promoted Sixth Corporal; Third Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864; transferred to Company I.

Belding, Jonathan W. Age 34, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Bolson, Jacob Age 26, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 26, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Oct. 31, 1863, Lansing, Iowa.

Bond, Thomas Residence Frankville, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 30, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Bronson, Edward Age 27, residence Frankvile, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 28, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Buckmaster, Francis M. Age 20, residence Waverly, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862; mustered Sept. 12, 1862; discharged for disability March 14, 1863, St. Louis, MO; see Company C, 38th Infantry.

Burton, Benjamin Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Oct. 21, 1864; mustered Oct. 26, 1864; transferred to Company I.

Burton, John Age 28, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Oct. 21, 1864; mustered Oct. 26, 1864; transferred to Company I.

Burton, G. Age 24, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Byers, Samuel W. Age 25, residence North Washington, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862, as Fifer; transferred to Company I. See also, Company C, 38th Infantry.


Califf, Evelyn F. Age 24, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; wounded June 19, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Califf, Joseph B. Age 28, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability Oct. 15, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Calif, Samuel B. Age 36, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, as Second Sergeant; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; promoted Captain Sept. 10, 1863; mustered out Dec. 31, 1864.

Cameron, James L. Age 29, residence Hesper, nativity Scotland, enlisted Aug. 2, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; transferred to Invalid Corps Dec. 15, 1863; no later record was found; see Company E, 38th Infantry.

Caswell, Nelson Age 41, residence Burr Oak, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Nov. 19, 1863, Point Isabel, TX; see Company E, 38th Infantry.

Chesbro, John A. Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 23, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Sept. 11, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa.

Clark, Thomas H. Age 18, residence Frankville, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Clark, Thomas N. Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 26, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Cooper, Cornelius H. Age 36, residence Frankville, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 29, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Cornell, Charles B. Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, mustered Nov. 4, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Crawford, Thomas J. Age 25, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Sixth Corporal; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 15, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.

Cullins, Amos Age 18, residence West Union, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; mustered Sept. 6, 1862; died Aug. 20, 1863, on steamer "City of Memphis"; buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, TN; section 2, grave 503. See Company A, 38th Infantry.


Dains, Henry S. Age 22, residence Frankville, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; transferred to Invalid Corps March 15, 1864; discharged Sept. 2, 1865, Davenport, IA.

Dains, Ira A. Age 43, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, as First Corporal; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 20, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Dean, Myron Residence Frankville, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; deserted before muster.

Dorey, Francis A. Residence Frankville, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; deserted before muster.

Dufield, John A. Age 39, residence Burr Oak, nativity Virginia, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Nov. 1, 1863, on steamer "Empire City"; see Company E.

Dunham, Benjamin Age 22, residence Frankville, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 20, 1863 on Hospital Steamer.


Edgington, William O. Age 35, residence Waverly, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 13, 1862; mustered Sept. 12, 1862; transferred to Company C, Jan. 1, 1863; see Company C.

Edson, Thomas J. Age 27, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 23, 1862; promoted Second Corporal; Second Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864; transferred to Company I.

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limber.gif Fitzgerald, William Age 30, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Aug. 2, 1863, on steamer "R. G. Wood".

Freeman, Edgar Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Freeman, Age 21, Residence Ossian, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862, as Third Sergeant, mustered Oct. 6, 1862; promoted First Sergeant; First Lieutenant Sept. 11, 1863; mustered out Jan. 1, 1865.


Gulbranson, Thomas Age 24, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 11, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.

Gulick, James N. Age 34, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, as Second Corporal; reduced to ranks at his own request; transferred to Company I.


Hamblin, Isaac Age 18, residence New Madrid, MO, nativity Missouri; enlisted Feb. 12, 1862; mustered Feb. 12, 1862; War Department reports: "No record found".

Hanson, Ole Age 20, residence Glenwood, nativity Norway; enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1863; died of disease Jan. 14, 1863, New Madrid, MO.

Hawley, John Age 29, residence Decorah, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862, as Wagoner; transferred to Company I.

Hemmings, Charles T. Age 22, residence Frankville, nativity England; enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Hislop, Matthew Age 25, residence Frankville, nativity Scotland, enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, as Eighth Corporal; reduced to ranks; transferred to Company I.

Hitchings, Martin V. Age 20, residence Winneshiek County, nativity New York, enlisted March 10, 1864; mustered March 10, 1864; transferred to Company I.

Hooper, William H. Age 19, residence Frankville, nativity England, enlisted Aug. 17, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Hoyt, Warren T. Age 24, residence Freeport, nativity Connecticut, enlisted Aug. 30, 1862, as Fourth Sergeant; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability Feb. 7, 1864.

Hunter, Orson K. Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 30, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 25, 1863, Carrollton, LA; buried in Monument National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA.


Jones, John O. Age 32, residence Waverly, nativity New York, enlisted July 20, 1862; mustered Sept. 11, 1862; discharged Jan. 5, 1863, St. Louis, MO; see Company B, 38th Infantry.


Kerr, James N. Age 19, residence Fredericksburgh, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Sept. 6, 1862; transferred to Company A, 38th Infantry, Dec. 1, 1862.


Livingston, George M. Age 24, residence Frankville, nativity New Hampshire, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died Oct. 15, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Loomis, Franklin A. Age 18, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; mustered Dec. 3, 1862; died Sept. 6, 1864, New Orleans, LA.


McClintock, Joseph A. Age 18, residence Frankville, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862; transferred to Invalid Corps Sept. 1, 1863; returned to Company; transferred to Company I.

Moe, Albert B. Age 20, residence Brush Creek, nativity Michigan; enlisted Aug. 19, 1862;; discharged for disability June 16, 1864, Brownsville, TX; see Company F, 38th Infantry.

Moe, Perry Age 18, residence Brush Creek, nativity Michigan, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862; died Dec. 26, 1863, Brownsville, TX; buried in National Cemetery, Brownsville, TX. See Company F, 38th Infantry.

Morrill, True Age 29, residence Calmar, nativity New Hampshire, enlisted Aug. 29, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 21, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Morse, Orison D. Age 24, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 30, 1862; transferred to Company I.

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bugler.gif Nolan, Patrick Age 43, residence Bluffton, nativity Ireland, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability Aug. 6, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.


Olsen, Ole Age 23, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 18, 1863, Carrollton, LA. See Company E, 38th Infantry.

Olson, Gunder Age 27, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Sept. 27, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, MO; buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks (St. Louis, MO; section 33, grave 46.

Olson, John Age 22, residence Glenwood, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Jan. 14, 1864, General Hospital, New Orleans, LA.

Olson, John S. Age 36, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862, as Seventh Corporal; reduced to ranks; transferred to Company I.

Olson, Lewis Age 19, residence Glenwood, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Sept. 4, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Olson, Ole H. Age 18, residence Glenwood, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Owen, Alonzo Residence Frankville, nativity Norway, War Department reports: "No record found".


Payne, Alvah Age 23, residence Frankville, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 5, 1862; died Aug. 22, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Payne, Orrin M. Age 22, residence Frankville, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 20, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 23, 1863, on Hospital Steamer "R. G. Wood"; buried in National Cemetery, Mound City, IL; section A, grave 621.

Peck, Daniel Residence Freeport, War Department reports: "No record found".

Pfremmer, Valentine Age 21, residence Frankville, nativity Canada; enlisted Aug. 22, 1862; transferred to Company I.


Rallya, Amos J. Age 30, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Oct. 4, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Reynolds, Augustus Age 24, residence Frankville, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, as Fifth Corporal; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 20, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Rice, Wilder Age 18, residence West Union, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; discharged for disability March 14, 1863, St. Louis, MO.

Runyan, Harmon Age 27, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability June 13, 1864, Davenport, IA.


Sanford, Platt H. Age 24, residence Decorah, nativity New York, appointed Second Lieutenant Aug. 20, 1862; resigned July 20, 1863.

Sawyer, Albert Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Aug. 29, 1862, as Third corporal, mustered Oct. 6, 1862; promoted First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864; discharged Jan. 1, 1865.

Sawyer, George A. Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted March 28, 1864; mustered March 28, 1864; transferred to Company I.

Shattuck, George W. Age 21, residence Frankville, nativity Vermont, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; transferred to Company I.

Sherman, James Age 18, residence Frankville, nativity Canada, enlisted Nov. 20, 1862; mustered Dec. 3, 1862; drowned May 31, 1863, New Madrid, MO.

Simmons, Franklin Age 28, residence Frankville, nativity Massachusetts; enlisted Aug. 28, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease March 27, 1864, Madison, Wisconsin.

Skelton, Charles Age 19, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 27, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; returned to Company; transferred to Company I.

Skelton, George Age 18, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 27, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability Dec. 4, 1863, Camp Dennison, Ohio.

Slater, Albert Age 38, residence Bradford, nativity Canada, enlisted Aug. 17, 1862; transferred to Company C, Jan. 1, 1863.

Smead, Seth R. Age 43, residence Frankville, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 9, 1862, as Fifth Sergeant; transferred to Company I.

Smith, John W. Age 32, residence Freeport, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 11, 1862; mustered Sept. 24, 1862; died of disease Aug. 30, 1863, Carrollton, LA. See Company E.

Starks, Joseph Age 26, residence Frankville, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability Sept. 12, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Stevens, George H. Age 37, residence Frankville, nativity New York, appointed First Lieutenant Aug. 19, 1862; resigned Aug. 8, 1863.

Sturdevant, William Age 44, residence Waverly, nativity New York, enlisted Aug. 2, 18762; transferred to Company I. See Company B, 38th Infantry.


Taft, Hans A. Age 27, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Sept. 7, 1863, New Orleans, LA.

Thompson, Elling Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; promoted Seventh Corporal; died of disease Aug. 20, 1863, Carrollton, LA.

Thompson, Sever Age 21, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Norway, enlisted Aug. 15, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 30, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa; buried in Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, IA.

Thompson, Thomas H. Age 18, residence Hesper, nativity Wisconsin, enlisted Aug. 29, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability July 22, 1863, Vicksburg, MS.


Voorhees, P. Age 20, residence Doran, nativity Ohio, enlisted Aug. 23, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; discharged for disability July 20, 1864, Brownsville, TX.


Webster, Thomas L. Age 20, residence Frankville, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Jan. 7, 1864, New Orleans, LA.

Weed, Edward L. Age 19, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Oct. 21, 1864; mustered Oct.. 26 1864; transferred to Company I.

Weed, George W. Age 19, residence Fremont, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Aug. 14, 1862, as Fifer; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Dec. 2, 1863, Brownsville, TX; buried in National Cemetery, Brownsville, TX.

Wendell, Samuel L. Age 18, residence Winneshiek County, nativity Indiana, enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, as Drummer; mustered Oct. 6, 1862; died of disease Aug. 4, 1863, Port Hudson, LA.


Unassigned Recruits
Cole, Calvin Age 25, residence Decorah, nativity Pennsylvania, enlisted Jan. 5, 1864; mustered Feb. 3, 1864. No further record found.


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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 I |


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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