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30th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
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Iowa state flag
Active September 20, 1862 to June 5, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Vicksburg
Battle of Lookout Mountain
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Battle of Atlanta
Battle of Jonesboro
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 30th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 30th Iowa Infantry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on September 20, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 5, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

A total of 1132 men served in the 30th Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 8 officers and 65 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 3 officers and 241 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 317 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel Charles H. Abbott
  • Colonel William M. G. Torrence[3]

See also[]

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

Notes[]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil514.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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