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18th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
Iowa state flag
Active August 6, 1862 to July 21, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Equipment .68 cal. Austrian Rifles

The 18th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit | edit source]

The 18th Iowa Infantry was organized at Clinton, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on August 6, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out on July 20, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit | edit source]

The 18th Iowa mustered 1127 men at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 2 officers and 33 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 1 officer and 131 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 167 fatalities.[2] 79 were wounded.

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Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil502.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/uniainf2.htm#18th 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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