|2nd Iowa Independent Battery Light Artillery|
Iowa state flag
|Active||August 18, 1861 to August 7, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Iuka|
Battle of Corinth
Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Nashville
The 2nd Iowa Light Artillery was mustered into Federal service at Council Bluffs, Iowa for a three year enlistment on August 18, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on August 7, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
A total of 193 men served in the 2nd Iowa Battery at one time or another during its existence. It suffered 3 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 29 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 32 fatalities..
- Captain Nelson T. Spoor.
- List of Iowa Civil War Units
- Iowa in the American Civil War
- http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil720.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniaart.htm The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- 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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