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24th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

Organized at Muscatine and mustered in September 18, 1862. Moved to Helena, Ark., October 20-28. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept, Missouri, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee, to August, 1863. and Dept. of the Gulf to June, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah, to January, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Grover's Division, District of Savannah, Dept. South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio, to April, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South, to July, 1865.

Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post, November 16-21, 1862. Expedition to Grenada, Miss., November 27-December 5. German's Expedition up White River January 13-19, 1863. Expedition up St. Francis and Little Rivers March 5-12. Skirmish at Madison March 9. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Moved to Milliken's Bend April 13. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Bayou Pierrie May 2-3. Fourteen Mile Creek May 12-13. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg, Miss., May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 2. Duty at Carrollton and Brashear City till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 20. Vermillionville, Carrion Crow Bayou, November 3. At New Iberia till January 17, 1864. Moved to New Orleans January 17, thence to Madisonville and duty there till March. Red River Campaign March 14-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. Cane River Crossing April 22-23. At Alexandria April 26-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-22. Mansura May 16. Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River May 30-June 6. Moved to Fort Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., July 2-13. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty in the Shenandoah Valley till January, 1865. Moved to Baltimore, Md., January 6-7, thence to Savannah, Ga., January 14-20. To Hilton Head, S. C., March 4. To Wilmington, N. C., March 6. To Morehead City and Newberne March 8-10. To Morehead City March 12. To Goldsboro April 9 and to Savannah May 1-6. Moved to Hamburg, S. C., May 11, to Augusta May 31 and to Savannah June 20. Moved to Davenport, Iowa, July 20-August 2. Mustered out at Savannah, Ga., July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 9 Officers and 119 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 212 Enlisted men by disease. Total 343.
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