7th Iowa Infantry Regiment

The 7th Iowa Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

7th Iowa Infantry Regiment
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ActiveJuly 24, 1861, to July 12, 1865
CountryUnited States
AllegianceUnion
BranchInfantry
EngagementsBattle of Belmont
Fort Henry
Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

ServiceEdit

The 7th Iowa Infantry was organized at Burlington, Iowa and assembled into Federal service between July 24 and August 4, 1861.

The regiment was sent out on July 12, 1865.

Total strength and casualtiesEdit

Unit strength was 1552. The regiment lost 7 officers and 134 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 160 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 305 fatalities.[1] 354 were wounded.

CommandersEdit

 
Elliott Warren Rice

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf1.htm#7th The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. ^ http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil309.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1

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