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3rd Iowa Independent Battery Light Artillery
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Active September 24, 1861 to October 23, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Artillery
Engagements Battle of Pea Ridge

The 3rd Iowa Independent Battery Light Artillery, known as the "Dubuque Battery," was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 3rd Iowa Light Artillery was mustered into Federal service at Dubuque, Iowa for a three year enlistment on September 24, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on October 23, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

A total of 290 men served in the 3rd Iowa Battery at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 3 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 34 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 37 fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

  • Captain Mortimer M. Hayden.[3]

See also[]

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

Notes[]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil721.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/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.
  3. Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1

References[]


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