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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.

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Roster of Regiments Raised in Iowa in 1863.

 

SEVENTH IOWA CAVALRY -- ROSTER OF COMPANY F.

Name

Age

Residence
Town & County
Nativity Rank Date of Entering Service Date of Rank or Muster
Nicholas J. O'Brien 25 Dubuque, Dubuque Ireland Capt. Jan. 17, 1863 June 3, 1863

Remark:

Commissioned June 3, 1863.

John S. Brewer 44 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 1st Lt. April 21, 1863 June 3, 1863

Remark:

Commissioned June 3, 1863.
Michael Towers 28 McGregor, Clayton Ireland 2d Lt. Jan. 17, 1863 June 3, 1863

Remark:

Dismissed August 26, 1863 for disobeying of orders and conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman.
Eugene Fitch Ware 22 Burlington, Des Moines Conn. 2d Lt. Feb. 14, 1863 Sept. 4, 1863

Remark:

From private Co. A, and Sgt. Major.
Jesse Howe 22 Foreston, Howard Eng. 1st Sgt. March 9, 1863 March 9, 1863
Cornelius Downey 21 Dubuque, Dubuque Ireland Q.M.S. March 2, 1863 March 2, 1863
Salem Morse 27 West Union, Fayette Canada Com. S. March 1, 1863 March 1, 1863
John F. Brown 21 Clermont, Fayette C. E. 2d Sgt. April 1, 1863 April 1, 1863

Remark:

Mustered May 23, per enlistment paper.
S. W. Fenstermaker 35 Barclay, Fayette Penn. 3d Sgt. March 19, 1863 March 24, 1863
Alanson Hanchet 18 Ulster, Floyd Wisc. 4th Sgt. March 16, 1863 March 18, 1863
William H. Botsford 30 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 5th Sgt. March 1, 1863 March 1, 1863
William A. Brace 31 Independence, Buchanan N.Y. 6th Sgt. March 4, 1863 March 4, 1863
William C. Davis 26 Pleasant Grove, Des Moines Ill. 1st Cor. May 2, 1863 May 2, 1863

Remark:

Discharged at Davenport for disability, August 31, 1863.
Levi Donley 18 Barclay, Black Hawk Ohio 1st Cor. March 4, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 2d Corporal.
Levi Donley 18 Barclay, Black Hawk Ohio 2d Cor. March 4, 1863 March 4, 1863

Remark:

1st Corporal August 31, 1863.
George Butler 18 Agency City, Wapello Mo. 2d Cor. June 1, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 3d Corporal.
Edward McMahon 34 Monona, Clayton Ireland 3d Cor. Jan. 10, 1863 Jan. 25, 1863

Remark:

Reduced to ranks June 25, 1863; deserted at Davenport July 26, 1863.
Thomas Kane 26 Cherry Valley, Ill. Ireland 3d Cor. March 18, 1863 June 25, 1863

Remark:

From 4th Corporal; reduced to ranks, July 27, 1863.
George Butler 18 Agency City, Wapello Mo. 3d Cor. June 1, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From 4th Corporal; 2d Corporal, August 31, 1863.
Homer T. Foster 22 McGregor, Clayton N.H. 3d Cor. March 18, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 4th Corporal.
Thomas Kane 26 Cherry Valley, Ill. Ireland 4th Cor. March 18, 1863 March 21, 1863

Remark:

3d Corporal June 25, 1863.
George Butler 18 Agency City, Wapello Mo. 4th Cor. June 1, 1863 June 25, 1863

Remark:

From 5th Corporal; 3d Corporal July 27, 1863.
Homer T. Foster 22 McGregor, Clayton N.H. 4th Cor. March 18, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From 5th Corporal; 3rd Corporal August 31, 1863.
David Olmstead 42 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 4th Cor. March 28, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 5th Corporal.
George Butler 18 Agency City, Wapello Mo. 5th Cor. June 1, 1863 June 3, 1863

Remark:

4th Corporal June 25, 1863.
Homer T. Foster 22 McGregor, Clayton N.H. 5th Cor. March 18, 1863 June 25, 1863

Remark:

From 6th Corporal; 4th Corporal July 27, 1863.
David Olmstead 42 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 5th Cor. March 28, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From 6th Corporal; 4th Corporal August 31, 1863.
Elvin Pratt 18 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 5th Cor. April 1, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 6th Corporal.
Homer T. Foster 22 McGregor, Clayton N.H. 6th Cor. March 18, 1863 March 18, 1863

Remark:

5th Corporal June 25, 1863.
David Olmstead 42 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 6th Cor. March 28, 1863 June 25, 1863

Remark:

From 7th Corporal; 5th Corporal July 27, 1863.
Elvin Pratt 18 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 6th Cor. April 1, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From 7th Corporal; 5th Corporal August 31, 1863.
George Holes 20 Eden, Fayette Eng. 6th Cor. March 25, 1863 Aug. 31, 1863

Remark:

From 7th Corporal.
David Olmstead 42 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 7th Cor. March 28, 1863 March 28, 1863

Remark:

6th Corporal June 25, 1863.
Elvin Pratt 18 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 7th Cor. April 1, 1863 June 25, 1863

Remark:

From 8th Corporal; 6th Corporal July 27, 1863.
George Holes 20 Eden, Fayette Eng. 7th Cor. March 25, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From Private; 6th Corporal August 31, 1863.
Davis Lippincott 23 West Union, Fayette Ohio 7th Cor. March 15, 1863 August 31, 1863

Remark:

From 8th Corporal.
Elvin Pratt 18 West Union, Fayette N.Y. 8th Cor. April 1, 1863 May 18, 1863

Remark:

7th Corporal June 25, 1863.
Hiram W. Brundage 25 Waterloo, Black Hawk C. W. 8th Cor. May 7, 1863 June 26, 1863

Remark:

From private; reduced to ranks, July 27, 1863.
Davis Lippincott 23 West Union, Fayette Ohio 8th Cor. March 15, 1863 July 27, 1863

Remark:

From private; 7th Corporal August 31, 1863.
Arne Anderson 23 Hartland, Worth Norw. Trump. Feb. 9, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
Andrew E. Parker 18 Dixon, Illinois Ill's. Trump. April 19, 1863 May 16, 1863
Thomas Green 44 West Union, Fayette Ireland Farrier Feb. 5, 1863 Feb. 5, 1863
Patrick O'Keefe 23 Dubuque, Dubuque Mich. Farrier April 11, 1863 April 17, 1863
Joseph D. Nicoll 38 Wadena, Fayette Ireland Saddler March 1, 1863 March 1, 1863
Adolphus Donley 40 Barclay, Black Hawk Ohio Wagoner Feb. 1, 1863 March 1, 1863
Asbury, Thomas 23 West Union, Fayette Ohio Private April 1, 1863 May 18, 1863

Remark:

Discharged at Davenport for disability, August 31, 1863.
Ayers, George 26 Muscatine, Muscatine Mich. Private May 24, 1863 May 26, 1863

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport, July 18, 1863.
Boyce, William 24 Monona, Clayton N.Y. Private Jan. 10, 1863 April 25, 1863

Remark:

Mustered April 26, per State muster roll.
Burroughs, George L. 20 West Union, Fayette N.Y. Private April 14, 1863 April 14, 1863
Bennett, George J. 18 McGregor, Clayton Wisc. Private Jan. 30, 1863 Jan. 30, 1863
Burk, Thomas 21 Barclay, Black Hawk Prus. Private March 18, 1863 March 24, 1863

Remark:

Discharged for disability at Davenport, August 31, 1863.
Barnett, George 26 Davenport, Scott Penn. Private May 26, 1863 May 26, 1863
Brundage, Hiram W. 25 Waterloo, Black Hawk C. W. Private March 7, 1863 May 26, 1863

Remark:

Promoted 7th Corporal, June 26, 1863;  returned July 27, 1863.
Butler, William 18 DeWitt, Clinton Ill. Private June 1, 1863 June 1, 1863
Contell, Charles 18 McGregor, Clayton Ark. Private March 18, 1863 March 18, 1863
Conner, James 44 West Union, Fayette Ind. Private Feb. 1, 1863 Feb. 1, 1863
Davis, Alfred W. 18 Pleasant Grove, Des Moines Iowa Private May 11, 1863 May 11, 1863
Dickerson, Robert 26 Spring Green, Wis. Ohio Private April 1, 1863 May 18, 1863
Forsha, James 18 Burr Oak, Winneshiek C. W. Private Feb. 28, 1863 Feb. 28, 1863
Feagan, Nicholas 19 Lake Forest, Illinois Ireland Private March 28, 1863 May 28, 1863
Good, Joseph 18 Wacoma, Fayette Ohio Private May 1, 1863 May 1, 1863
Godat, Charles 18 Galena, Illinois Ill. Private April 22, 1863 April 22, 1863
Hardesty, Joseph 25 Barclay, Black Hawk Va. Private March 17, 1863 March 21, 1863
Hakel, William 21 Marengo, Dubuque Prus. Private April 20, 1863 April 20, 1863

Remark:

Accidentally killed at Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska Territory, October 14, 1863.
Holes, George 20 Eden, Fayette Eng. Private March 25, 1863 March 25, 1863

Remark:

Promoted 7th Corporal July 27, 1863.
Hunter, I. P. 19 Cascade, Dubuque N.Y. Private May 18, 1863 May 20, 1863
Hughes, James 26 Dubuque, Dubuque Ireland Private April 21, 1863 April 24, 1863
Robaugh, A. D. 22 Toronto, Clinton Ind. Private March 30, 1863 March 30, 1863

Remark:

Dropped from the roll September 4, 1863, as a deserter from 11th Infantry.
Jordan, James 19 Chillicothe, Wapello Ill. Private June 1, 1863 June 2, 1863
Johnson, George W. 18 Otter Creek, Jackson Penn. Private March 6, 1863 March 6, 1863
Jefferson, Addison 20 Caledona, Minn. N.Y. Private May 6, 1863 May 11, 1863
Koons, Anthony 26 Clermont, Fayette Penn. Private Feb. 5, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
King, Jeremiah H. 18 Delhi, Delaware Wisc. Private Feb. 23, 1863 Feb. 23, 1863
LaBare, Louis 20 Ridgway, Wisc. C. E. Private May 21, 1863 May 25, 1863
Larson, James 22 Elgin, Fayette Norw. Private April 1, 1863 May 17, 1863
Lippincott, Davis 23 West Union, Fayette Ohio Private March 15, 1863 March 15, 1863

Remark:

Promoted 8th Corporal July 27, 1863.
Luckey, George S. 18 Middletown, Des Moines Iowa Private April 26, 1863 April 26, 1863
Meyers, Henry 32 Burlington, Des Moines Germ. Private April 26, 1863 April 26, 1863

Remark:

H. Meyers and H. Myres on muster-in roll.
McCan, Francis A. 19 Brownsville, Minn. Iowa Private May 6, 1863 May 11, 1863
Murphy, John 19 Hopkinton, Delaware Ireland Private May 21, 1863 May 21, 1863
Miller, Chas. H. 18 New Oregon, Howard N.Y. Private May 21, 1863 May 27, 1863

Remark:

Transferred to Invalid Corps September 9, 1863.
Moore, Edson D. 18 West Union, Fayette Ohio Private April 15, 1863 April 15, 1863
McCormick, Asa B. 21 Fairport, Muscatine Va. Private May 30, 1863 May 30, 1863

Remark:

A. B. McCormic on State muster roll.
Niff, Cornelius 18 Burlington, Des Moines Switz. Private April 26, 1863 April 26, 1863
Nichols, Jerome 21 West Union, Fayette Ills. Private April 1, 1863 May 19, 1863

Remark:

Discharged by civil authority, Davenport, June 23, 1863.
Olin, Carlton C. 18 Shopiere, Wisc. Wisc. Private May 15, 1863 May 21, 1863

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport, July 9, 1863.
O'Brien, James 23 Dubuque, Dubuque Ireland Private May 20, 1863 May 27, 1863
Reusch, Adam 28 Dubuque, Dubuque Germ. Private April 11, 1863 April 13, 1863

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport, July 10, 1863.
Rounds, Joseph W. 40 Monona, Clayton N.Y. Private April 14, 1863 April 14, 1863

Remark:

Died of Lung Fever, Davenport, June 22, 1863.
Raymond, William 36 West Union, Fayette Canada Private March 1, 1863 March 1, 1863
Sampere, Joseph 19 Dubuque, Dubuque Iowa Private March 7, 1863 March 16, 1863
Shanewise, Frederick 18 Lester, Black Hawk Germ. Private March 14, 1863 March 24, 1863
Sanbourn, Edwin B. 18 Fairbanks, Buchanan N.H. Private April 1, 1863 April 11, 1863
Starr, William 30 Waterloo, Black Hawk C. W. Private March 18, 1863 May 9, 1863
Starr, Hiram 26 Waterloo, Black Hawk C. W. Private May 8, 1863 May 9, 1863
Scott, Thomas 18 West Union, Fayette Ohio Private April 1, 1863 April 1, 1863
Shields, Frank W. 18 Chicago, Ill. Ill. Private May 3, 1863 May 3, 1863
Smith, William 18 Muscatine, Muscatine Penn. Private April 26, 1863 April 26, 1863
Sherod, Joseph 35   Ohio Private May 11, 1863 May 20, 1863

Remark:

Enlisted at Davenport, transferred to Company B, as Farrier July 28, 1863.
Thornton, Francis M. 18 Muscatine, Muscatine Iowa Private May 21, 1863 May 21, 1863
Tillitson, F. D. 23 Dunleith, Ill. Vt. Private April 24, 1863 April 24, 1863
Towers, Justus 19 Decorah, Winnesheik N.Y. Private May 1, 1863 May 1, 1863
Tucker, William 19 Waterloo, Black Hawk Ill. Private April 20, 1863 May 11, 1863
Thomas, William 43 Shullsburg, Wisc. Eng. Private May 20, 1863 May 27, 1863
Wear, Thomas 28 Warren, Ill. Penn. Private April 11, 1863 April 17, 1863
Wagle, Christopher T. 33 West Union, Fayette Norw. Private Feb. 18, 1863 Feb. 18, 1863
Woodruff, Matthias 42 Auburn, Fayette Penn. Private April 1, 1863 April 17, 1863
Wilson, Thomas 40 Winsor, Fayette Ohio Private April 1, 1863 May 17, 1863

Remark:

Discharged for disability at Davenport, August 31, 1863.
Wickham, John S. 18 Winsor, Fayette Iowa Private April 1, 1863 May 17, 1863

Remark:

Died of pneumonia, July 28, 1863.
Younett, Abraham 29 Barclay, Black Hawk Penn. Private March 18, 1863 March 24, 1863

Summary -- Commissioned Officers, 3;  Sergeants, 8;   Corporals, 8;  Trumpeters, 2;  Farriers, 2;  Saddler, 1;   Wagoner, 1;  Privates, 65.  Total Rank and File, 90 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, Benj.. L.   Dubuque, Dubuque      April 18, 1863  

Remark:

Sent to Penitentiary by civil authorities for horse stealing.
Anway, Andrew   Forrestown, Howard   March 9, 1863 May 3, 1863

Remark:

Died in Hospital.
Clawson, Willard   McGregor, Clayton     Jan. 26, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted and enlisted in 12th Infantry.
Coock, James   Dubuque, Dubuque     March 21, 1863 April 15, 1863

Remark:

Deserted at Dubuque.
Cummings, William   McGregor, Clayton     Jan. 24, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport.
Dickens, John W.   McGregor, Clayton     March 18, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport.
Dickey, Haitson   Richland Co., Wis.     Jan. 30, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport.
Fairchild, John E.   Dubuque, Dubuque     April 15, 1863 May 1, 1863

Remark:

Eyesight defective.
Green, Robert   McGregor, Clayton     Feb. 28, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport.
Jones, Henry A.   Dubuque, Dubuque     Feb. 28, 1863  

Remark:

Disease contracted while in service.
James, Morris   McGregor, Clayton     Jan. 24, 1863  

Remark:

Disease contracted while in service.
McDonald, David   Badaxe City, Wis.     Mar. .., 1863 April 11, 1863

Remark:

Disease contracted while in service.
Madden, John   McGregor, Clayton     Nov. 10, 1862 Jan. 9, 1863

Remark:

Disease contracted Dubuque, January 9, 1863.
Mellinger, John   Dubuque, Dubuque     March 16, 1863  

Remark: 

Disease contracted Davenport.
Mehrdorf, Henry   Dubuque, Dubuque     March 27, 1863 April 10, 1863

Remark:

Disease contracted Dubuque.
Murphy, Amos E.   Monticello, Jones     March 18, 1863 April 1, 1863

Remark:

Disease contracted Dubuque.
Myers, Samuel S.   Dubuque, Dubuque      April 11, 1863 April 25, 1863

Remark:

Disease.
McNamara, James   McGregor, Clayton     Oct. 15, 1862 June 3, 1863

Remark:

Disease.

Osgood, Lemuel D.   McGregor, Clayton     March 3, 1863 April 13, 1863

Remark:

Rejected by General Baker.
Sexton, Patrick   Dubuque, Dubuque     April 11, 1863 April 25, 1863

Remark:

Deserted at Dubuque.
Shaff, Anthony   Davenport, Scott     April 16, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport, April 16, 1863.
Snyder, John E.   Bear Creek, Powesheik     Sept. 25, 1862    

Remark:

Supposed to be in 6th Cavalry.
Warehiner, A. J.   Lee County     April 8, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Davenport.
Wyatt, Eliphalet A.   Marshalltown, Marshall     April 24, 1863  

Remark:

Deserted at Marshalltown.

Enrolled in the counties of Fayette, Black Hawk, Dubuque, Clayton, &c.   Ordered into quarters by the Governor of the State, January 9th, 1863, and mustered into the service of the United States, by Lieut. Col. Grier, U.S.A., at Davenport, June 3, 1863.  From place of enrollment to rendezvous, from 100 to 250 miles.

 

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