40th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
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Active November 15, 1862 to June 5, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Vicksburg

The 40th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 40th Iowa Infantry was organized at Iowa City, Iowa on November 15, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on June 5, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

A total of 1136 men served in the 40th Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 19 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 184 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 205 fatalities.[2]

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil709.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/uniainf4.htm#40thinf 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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