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Report of the Adjutant
General of the State of Iowa.

January 1, 1863 to January 11, 1864.

  
 

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Note:  Please remember that this is the Adjutant General's Report for the State of Iowa covering the period of January 1, 1863 to January 11, 1864.  A particular individual may have been in a particular unit in a particular capacity at some time during the war, but not necessarily during this time period.

 

 

APPENDIX.

(C)

 

Roster of Regiments Raised in Iowa in 1863.

 

SEVENTH IOWA CAVALRY -- ROSTER OF COMPANY A.

Name

Age

Residence
Town & County
Nativity Rank Date of Entering Service Date of Rank or Muster
John S. Wood 38 Ottumwa, Wapello Del. Captain Sept. 12, 1862 April 27, 1863

Remark:

Mustered in as Major July 8, 1863

Edward B. Murphy 28 Ottumwa, Wapello C. W. Captain Sept. 12, 1862 July 8, 1863

Remark:

From 1st Lieutenant
Edward B. Murphy 27 Ottumwa, Wapello Canada 1st Lt. Sept. 12, 1862 April 27, 1863

Remark:

Mustered in as Captain July 25, 1863
James G. Smith 42 Ioka, Keokuk Va. 1st Lt. Sept. 12, 1862 July 8, 1863

Remark:

From 2d. Lieutenant
James G. Smith 42 Ioka, Keokuk Va. 2d Lt. Sept. 12, 1862 April 27, 1863

Remark:

Mustered in as 1st Lieutenant July 25, 1863
Benjamin K. Roberts 17 Davenport, Scott Tenn. 2d Lt    

Remark:

Commissioned July 14, 1863
Thomas J. Potter 23 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio 1st Ser. Oct. 17, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862

Remark:

Promoted Sergeant Major September 4, 1863
William H. Williams 41 Competine, Wapello Tenn. Q.M.S. Sept. 12, 1862 Dec. 17, 1862
Nathan Huddleston 33 Abingdon, Jefferson Ohio Com. S. Sept. 23, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Benjamin Grooms 23 Blakesburg, Wapello Penn. 2d Ser. Feb. 23, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
James Quick 42 Ioka, Keokuk Va. 3d Ser. Sept. 30, 1862 Sept. 30, 1862
Geo. W. Elsworth 30 Ashland, Wapello Ind. 4th Ser. Oct. 10, 1862 Oct. 27, 1862
John C. Smith 37 Abingdon, Jefferson Ind. 5th Ser. Sept. 24, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
James Harper 29 Ottumwa, Wapello Ireland 6th Ser. Sept. 15, 1862 Sept. 15, 1862
Wm. H. Boyd 21 Milton, Van Buren Ind. 1st Cor. Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Jeremiah Webb 19 Ioka, Keokuk Iowa 2d Cor. Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
John M. Rupe 37 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio 3d Cor. Sept. 17, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
William A. Lowry 33 Centerville, Appanoose Ind. 4th Cor. Oct. 20, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
George H. Smith 19 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. 5th Cor. Oct. 10, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Lewis B. Spurlock 24 Abingdon, Jefferson Ills. 6th Cor. Nov. 12, 1862 Nov. 12, 1862
Charles Lunkly 21 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio 7th Cor. Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 12, 1862
David Huddleston 18 Milton, Van Buren Iowa 8th Cor. Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Edgar Allen 18 Floris, Davis Iowa Trump. Oct. 25, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Clifford Wood 18 Troy, Davis Ohio Trump. Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Jesse L. Collins 44 Abingdon, Jefferson Ohio Farrier Sept. 24, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Stephen Martin 29 Centerville, Appanoose Ind. Saddler Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Daniel Neill 44 Ottuma, Wapello Ireland Wagn'r Feb. 14, 1863 Feb. 14, 1863
             
Adams, William H. 22 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. Private Oct. 1, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Babb, James 41 Ioka, Keokuk Ky. Private Oct. 1, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Bird, Milton O. 18 Ottumwa, Wapello Ky. Private Oct. 29, 1862 Oct. 29, 1862
Buchanan, Evans, R. 32 Ottumwa, Wapello Penn. Private Sept. 14, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Cloyd, Benjamin 26 Blakesburg, Wapello Ind. Private Sept. 19, 1862 March 19, 1863
Cosper, Rudolph 18 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Sept. 24, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Conquest, James R. 18 Decatur City, Decatur Ind. Private Oct. 15, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
Coffin, Thomas C. 43 Ottumwa, Wapello Mass. Private Sept. 12, 1862 Sept. 12, 1862
Collins, George W. 26 Abingdon, Jefferson Ind. Private Sept. 14, 1862 Jan. 1, 1862
Collins, Alexander 19 Abingdon, Jefferson Ind. Private Oct. 7, 1862 Oct. 29, 1862
Collins, Thomas J. 22 Abingdon, Jefferson Ind. Private Sept. 24, 1862 Nov. 27, 1862
Campbell, Eldridge 18 Milton, Van Buren Tenn. Private Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Deford, Franklin 18 Des Moines, Polk Ills. Private Feb. 27, 1863 Feb. 27, 1863
Delong, John M. 29 Senecaville, Ohio Ohio Private Jan. 26, 1863 Jan. 26, 1863
Davis, Wm. Francis 21 Floris, Davis Ind. Private Oct. 25, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Elrod, Wm. F. 18 Troy, Davis Ind. Private Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Frisbee, Wm. S. 25 Muscatine, Muscatine N.Y. Private March 16, 1863 April 16, 1863
Fix, William T. 34 Floris, Davis Ind. Private Oct. 24, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
Gray, Stephen 21 DeKalb, Illinois Ills. Private March 30, 1863 April 6, 1863
Gardner, George 22 Davenport, Scott Scot'd Private April 2, 1863 April 6, 1863
Gardner, Jonathan 24 Belfast, Van Buren Ohio Private Nov. 7, 1862 Nov. 7, 1862
Grooms, James 19 Blakesburg, Wapello Penn. Private Feb. 23, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
Gibson, James 25 Ioka, Keokuk Ky. Private Oct. 25, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Guy, John A. 38 Davenport, Scott Germ. Private April 10, 1863 April 10, 1863

Remark:

Promoted Saddler Sergeant July 27, 1863
Hand, Lemuel 23 Sigourney, Keokuk Ind. Private March 1, 1863 March 9, 1863
Hand, Cyrus G. 18 Iowa Centre, Story Ohio Private Oct. 15, 1862 Feb. 6, 1863
Harrel, Peter 21 Milton, Van Buren Ind. Private Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Hiatte, Stephen 18 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Oct. 15, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Herkert, Augustus 18 Davenport, Scott Germ. Private April 7, 1863 April 7, 1863
Hartshorn, Edward 21 Ottumwa, Wapello Wales Private Oct. 21, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Johnston, Charles H. 21 Blakesburg, Wapello Ind. Private Jan. 6, 1863 Jan. 6, 1863

Remark:

Age also reported 23
Kennedy, James H. 18 Marshalltown, Marshall Tenn. Private Feb. 24, 1863 Feb. 28, 1863
Kauble, Wm. F. 27 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. Private Sept. 22, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Lewis, James M. 28 Centreville, Appanoose Ohio Private Feb. 14, 1863 Feb. 14, 1863
Lewis, Dempster 19 Farmington, Van Buren Ohio Private Feb. 12, 1863 Feb. 19, 1863
Lemmon, John A. 18 Troy, Van Buren Iowa Private Oct. 17, 1863 Oct. 17, 1863
Lynch, John 28 Ottumwa, Wapello Ind. Private Feb. 16, 1863 Feb. 16, 1863
Martin, Reuben J. 22 Ioka, Keokuk Ills. Private Oct. 25, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Martin, John H. 32 Ioka, Keokuk Ills. Private Oct. 9, 1862 Oct. 9, 1862
McGee, William 21 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Munn, William E. 29 Ottumwa, Wapello Ind. Private Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Morrow, David 26 Drakeville, Davis Penn. Private Feb. 23, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
Michael, Addison 41 Des Moines, Polk Va. Private Feb. 24, 1863 Feb. 28, 1863
Powell, Ancil 18 Milton, Van Buren Ind. Private Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Putman, Jesse 18 Silene, Missouri Ohio Private Sept. 15, 1862 Sept. 15, 1862
Peterson, Elmore 36 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Oct. 2, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Porter, Andrew J. 42 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. Private Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 25, 1862
Parnell, Eward 18 Ioka, Keokuk Ills. Private Oct. 26, 1862 Feb. 26, 1863
Petree, Samuel 25 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. Private Sept. 22, 1862 Oct. 24, 1862
Phillips, William 35 Chequest, Davis Ind. Private Oct. 22, 1862 Oct. 31, 1862
Robinson, James 18 Milton, Van Buren Md. Private Nov. 18, 1862 Nov. 18, 1862
Riker, Henry 30 Ashland, Wapello N.J. Private Oct. 15, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Rodgers, Martin 34 Ottumwa, Wapello Ireland Private Jan. 8, 1863 Jan. 8, 1863
Rhoads, Cicero 32 Centreville, Appanoose Ohio Private Sept. 15, 1862 Dec. 21, 1862
Ross, John 21 Kirkville, Wapello Ohio Private Nov. 6, 1862 Nov. 6, 1862
Rupe, Israel 31 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Sept. 17, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Rhoads, Jonathan 21 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Feb. 25, 1863 Feb. 25, 1863
Rice, George L. 19 Ioka, Keokuk Ills. Private Oct. 28, 1862 Oct. 28, 1862
Roland, William 20 Webster, Keokuk Ind. Private Feb. 24, 1863 Feb. 26, 1863
Smith, Daniel B. 21 Dahlonega, Keokuk Iowa Private March 4, 1863 March 4, 1863
Swearngin, Wm. T. 18 Centreville, Appanoose Ind. Private Feb. 21, 1863 Feb. 21, 1863
Shirky, John B. 35 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Sept. 27, 1862 Jan. 6, 1863
Stearns, Lewis 23 Centreville, Appanoose Penn. Private Sept. 15, 1862 Sept. 15, 1862
Smith, George R. 18 Ioka, Keokuk Ind. Private Sept. 25, 1862 Sept. 25, 1862
Stevenson, John 18 Iowa Centre, Story Ind. Private Oct. 15, 1862 Jan. 4, 1863
Stevson, James 19 Davenport, Scott Ind. Private April 1, 1863 April 6, 1863
Tullis, John L. 43 Ottumwa, Wapello Ohio Private Sept. 16, 1862 Oct. 1, 1862
Wilkson, Isam E. 21 Pt. Isabel, Wapello Ky. Private Nov. 17, 1862 Nov. 17, 1862
Wilkson, Richard J. A. 19 Pt. Isabel, Wapello Iowa Private Sept. 15, 1862 Oct. 23, 1862
Whitman, David J. 24 Centreville, Appanoose Ohio Private Sept. 15, 1862 April 27, 1863
Ware, Eugene Fitch 22 Burlington, D. Moines Conn. Private Feb. 14, 1863 Feb. 14, 1863

Remark:

Promoted Sergeant Major July 27, 1863

Summary -- Commissioned Officers, 3; Sergeants, 8; Corporals, 8; Trumpeters, 2; Farrier, 1; Saddler, 1; Wagoner, 1; Privates, 72.  Total Rank and File, 96 men.

 

List of Men Rejected and Discharged Previous to Date of Muster.

Name

Age

Residence
Town & County
Nativity Rank Date of Entering Service Date of Rank or Muster
Adams, Thomas T.   Abingdon, Jefferson     Sept. 26, 1862 March 15, 1863

Remark:

Became blind.
Atkins, Peter L.   Milton, Van Buren     Oct. 18, 1862 Jan. 1, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by civil authority.
Bishop, William   Milton, Van Buren     Nov. 18, 1862 Oct. 18, 1862

Remark:

Discharged by civil authority.
Berry, Norman   Point Isabel, Wapello     Oct. 29, 1862 March 20, 1863

Remark:

Deserted.
Clarke, Jacob   Ottumwa, Wapello     Sept. 12, 1862 April 27, 1863

Remark:

No teeth.
Collins, John W.   Abingdon, Jefferson     Sept. 25, 1862 April 13, 1863

Remark:

Died in Jefferson County, Iowa.
Dawson, John Q. A.   Agency City, Wapello     Oct. 15, 1862  

Remark:

Promoted to Reg. Q. M. 8th Cavalry.
Frasher, Henry H.   Zanesville, Ohio     Oct. 1, 1862 Nov. 25, 1862

Remark:

Deserted.
Frasher, Benjamin F.   Zanesville, Ohio     Oct. 1, 1862 Nov. 25, 1862

Remark:

Deserted.
Ford, John B.   Ioka, Keokuk     Sept. 22, 1862  

Remark:

At home on furlough, sick.
Galleher, Wm. A.   Milton, Van Buren     Nov. 7, 1862 March 9, 1863

Remark:

Died at Ottumwa, Iowa.
Galleher, Calvin F.   Milton, Van Buren     Nov. 7, 1862 March 6, 1863

Remark:

Died at Ottumwa, Iowa.
Harrel, Doddridge   Milton, Van Buren     Nov. 18, 1862 Jan. 1, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by civil authority.
Holcomb, Stephen A.   Ottumwa, Wapello     Feb. 18, 1863  

Remark:

Present -- not mustered.
Kesler, Jacob   Des Moines, Polk     Feb. 21, 1863 March 25, 1863

Remark:

Transferred to another squad.
Luker, James   Charleston, S. C.     Sept. 15, 1862 Feb. 5, 1863

Remark:

Deserted
Laremore, James F.   Martinsburg, Keokuk     Feb. 23, 1863 April 1, 1863

Remark:

Discharged -- cause, Scrofula.
Miller, John H.   Belfast, Lee     Feb. 20, 1863 April 15, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by Adjt. Gen. Baker.

MacOwan, Wm. R.   Ottumwa, Wapello     Sept. 25, 1862 April 5, 1863

Remark:

Deserted.
McKown, Francis M.   Ottumwa, Wapello     Sept. 12, 1862  

Remark:

Sick in hospital at Ottumwa, Iowa.
Morgan, David   Fremont, Mahaska     Feb. 14, 1863 March 10, 1863

Remark:

Died in hospital at Ottumwa, Iowa.
McKinney, Peter   Gosport, Marion     March 15, 1863 April 1, 1863

Remark:

Deserted.
Owens, George L.   Monterey, Davis     Oct. 20, 1862 April 9, 1863

Remark:

Rupture.
Phillips, Jacob   Belfast, Lee     Feb. 18, 1863 April 15, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by Gen. Baker.
Redman, William   Oskaloosa, Mahaska     Nov. 5, 1862 Nov. 25, 1862

Remark:

Arrested and held by civil authority.
Romick, W. P.   Ottumwa, Wapello     Oct. 18, 1862 Dec. 22, 1862

Remark:

Discharged by civil authority.
Ryan, James   Ottumwa, Wapello     Sept. 15, 1862 Nov. 19, 1862

Remark:

Ulcerated leg.
Speed, George W. Chillicothe, Wapello     Jan. 3, 1863 Feb. 1, 1863

Remark:

Deserted.
Talley, G. C.   Ioka, Keokuk     Sept. 24, 1862 Nov. 15, 1862

Remark:

Palpitation of heart.
Todd, Benjamin F.   Cedar County     Oct. 31, 1862 Nov. 10, 1862

Remark:

Deserted.
Theobald, Phillip H.   Iowa City, Johnson     Feb. 21, 1863 April 23, 1863

Remark:

Transferred to another squad.
Thomas, William J.   Competine, Wapello     Sept. 12, 1862 March 10, 1863

Remark:

Consumption.
Wooster, John R.   Keokuk, Lee     Jan. 1, 1863 April 15, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by Adjutant General Baker.

Enrolled in the counties of Wapello and Keokuk; ordered into quarters by the Governor of the State Nov. 5, 1862, and mustered into service of the United States by Lieut. Col Wm. N. Grier, 1st Cavalry U. S. A.  From place of enrollment to rendezvous, 175 miles.

 

 

Additional Enlistments.

Name

Age

Residence
Town & County
Nativity Rank Date of Entering Service Date of Rank or Muster
Davis, David C. 21     Private July 15, 1863 July 23, 1863
Godman, Jefferson 23     Private July 16, 1863 July 23, 1863
Hines, Andrew W. 24     Private July 20, 1863 July 23, 1863
Philbrick, Ephraim H. 32     Private July 15, 1863 July 23,1863
Stanley, James W. 18 Ottumwa, Wapello Ind. Private Sept. 15, 1862  
 

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