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28th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
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Iowa state flag
Active October 10, 1862 to July 31, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Port Gibson
Battle of Champion Hill
Battle of Big Black River
Siege of Vicksburg
Red River Campaign
Battle of Sabine Crossroads
Battle of Cedar Creek

The 28th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 28th Iowa Infantry was organized at Iowa City, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on October 10, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 31, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

A total of 1195 men served in the 28th Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 6 officers and 76 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 186 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 271 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel William E. Miller.
  • Colonel John Connell[3]

See also[]

  • List of Iowa Civil War Units
  • Iowa in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil512.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
  2. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf3.htm#22ndinf The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  3. 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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