3rd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry
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Active August 30, 1861 to August 9, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements Battle of Pea Ridge
Siege of Vicksburg

The 3rd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 3rd Iowa Cavalry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service between August 30, and September 14, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on August 9, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

A total of 2165 men served in the 3rd Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 5 officers and 79 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 230 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 318 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil603.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/uniacav.htm#3rdcav 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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