Battle Unit Details

UNION IOWA VOLUNTEERS

29th Regiment, Iowa Infantry

Overview:
Organized at Camp Dodge, Council Bluffs, and mustered in December 1, 1862. March to St. Joseph, Mo., December 5-9; thence to Benton Barracks, Mo., December 19-20. Attached to District of St Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to March, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 7th Corps, to May, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to August, 1865.

Service:
Guard Prison at Benton Barracks, Mo., till December 25, 1862. Moved to Columbus, Ky., en route to Helena, Ark., December 25-29. Duty there till January 8, 1863. Moved to Helena, Ark., January 8, and duty there till March. Gorman's Expedition up White River January 11-26. Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood March 13-April 5. Duty at Helena till August. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4. Steele's Expedition to Little Rock August 1-September 10. Bayou LaFourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Duty at Little Rock till March, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23 to May 3. Antoine or Terre Noir Creek April 2. Elkin's Ferry, Little Missouri River, April 3-4. Prairie D'Ann April 9-12. Liberty Postoffice April 15-16. Jenkins' Ferry, Saline River, April 30. Duty at Little Rock till July, and at Lewisburg till September. At Little Rock till February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 9-16. Campaign against Mobile and its Defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. Whistler's or Eight-Mile Bridge April 13. March to Mt. Vernon and duty at Mt. Vernon Arsenal till June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, and duty there till July. Moved to New Orleans, La.; thence home and mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 266 Enlisted men by disease. Total 310.
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