Clarke County and the Civil War

 

If you know of any online sites relating to Clarke County and its role in the Civil War, let me know.

 

This site is courtesy of our friends in Ringgold County showing a roster listing of Civil War soldiers from Ringgold County and surrounding counties including Clarke County. Civil War Roster

Principle Counties of Infantry Enlistment in Iowa (for Civil War)
 
Aaron Lewis & Joseph Linder
Two Clarke County soldiers pictured in their uniforms.
 
A variety of regimental histories and rosters
4th Iowa Infantry
Historical sketch & rosters - Six volumes of Civil War Records for Iowa  published by Guy E. Logan
Rosters
6th Iowa Infantry
Historical sketch & rosters - Six volumes of Civil War Records for Iowa  published by Guy E. Logan
Roster
18th Iowa Infantry
Historical sketch & rosters - Six volumes of Civil War Records for Iowa  published by Guy E. Logan
Roster
34th Iowa Infantry
Historical sketch & rosters - Six volumes of Civil War Records for Iowa  published by Guy E. Logan
Roster
39th Iowa Infantry
Historical sketch & rosters -Six volumes of Civil War Records for Iowa  published by Guy E. Logan
Roster
 
3rd cavalry Co. "L" (includes some Clarke County names)
 
Civil War Years
A newspaper article from 1863 listing some Clarke County soldiers.
 
Deaths
A listing of the Clarke Co. veterans who died or were killed in the service
 
Discharge Papers
Abstracts of Civil War discharge papers found in the Clarke Co. court house.
 
Dyers Compendium - Regimental histories
 
"Fort Goble" incident
Copperheads and Union supporters fight in rural Clarke County
  
G. A. R. - Murray Dufur Post No. 297
Picture taken in May 1908
 
Graybeards
 
Letter from T. R. Oldham
Tells of the activities of the 39th Iowa in January 1863
 
Letter from Dr. Miller
from Camp At Lafayette, Tenn. on January 9th 1863
 
Letter from Capt. Duncan
January 10, 1863 from Springfield
April 18, 1863 from Springfield, Missouri
 
Letter from Frank Clarendon
April 4, 1863 letter from Dunlap Springs
 
Letter from Lieut. E. H. King
April 18, 1863 from near Providence, Louisiana
 
Newton Scott
Civil War veteran Scott settled in Clarke County after the war. He was in Company A, 36th Iowa Infantry.
 
Pensioners - List of pensioners as of Jan. 1, 1883 (thanks to Larry Kinyon)
 
Recruits
A list of local men in two companies
 
Runaway Slaves
 
Shiloh Veterans
This 1911 newspaper article describes a local reunion of Shiloh veterans and tells who was present.
 
39th Iowa Company K
Tells Jacob Ross' experiences
 
Union Regiments from Iowa
Has links to the regimental histories of Iowa's cavalry, infantry, and artillery regiments during the Civil War.
 
 
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War 

 

 

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Last revised October 27, 2012