Iowa Thirty-Third Infantry

This information has been transcribed and graciously provided by volunteer John Davis from
the "1880 History of Keokuk County Iowa."

This regiment was organized by General S. A. Rice, Keokuk County. Keokuk furnished three companies to this regiment. It was organized in September, 1862, and mustered in October 1st, with nine hundred and eighty men. It left for the field, November 20th for St. Louis; thence, December 21st, for Columbus, Kentucky, arriving on the 24th, where it was immediately engaged in building earth works, the men without shelter, sleeping on the bare ground in the mud and rain. January 3rd 1863, it returned to Columbus, the enemy failing to attack, as expected. January 8th, it embarked for Helena, Arkansas, arriving on the 13th, where several expeditions were made.

In April, Colonel Rice was appointed to a brigade and Lieutenant Colonel Mackey became Colonel. It was reported Colonel Hood had declared he would take his dinner, July 4th, in Helena. The regiment at once prepared to give him an early reception, and at two o'clock in the morning were called out to receive him. The contest lasted until eleven o'clock, when Hood was driven back toward Little Rock, and the thirty third remained masters of the position having acquitted itself bravely. It had five hundred engaged, the enemy over a thousand. The thirty third captured as many prisoners as it had in action. September 10th, the enemy were followed, and Little Rock captured. Here the regiment built log barracks and remained until March 1864, when it started on the southwestern Arkansas expedition. From the 10th to the 13th skirmishing and artillery fighting was had on Prairie d'Anne, in Hempstead county, Arkansas. On the 2nd of April, General Steele decided to march on Camden with his division, which became known to the enemy and the race was a lively one. Several engagements were had, notably at Elkin's Ford, April 4th, Prairie d' Anne, April 10th and Jerkin's Ferry, April 30th. The latter was the great battle of the expedition. The regiment with the division had reached the Saline river, on its return to Little Rock, on the evening before. The enemy were in force in the rear, while in front was a swollen river and no bridges. The battle began in the morning and lasted until near noon, when the enemy retired.. It was during the evening's last charge that Colonel Rice was wounded in the foot, from the effcts of which he died August 6th following. The thirty-third entered Camden on the evening of the 15th of April, were for five days there were no ration, the men subsisting on four ears of corn per day, which they ground in had mills and made into cakes. At the battle of Elkin's Ford, of Jerkin's Ferry, Colonel Mackey was wounded severely in the arm. The loss of the regiment was severe, being one hundred and thirty three. The regiment arrived at Little Rock May 3rd, where it remained on garrison duty during the year. February 14, 1864 it started for New Orleans, thence to Navy Cove, Alabama where it joined an expedition against Mobile, which was successful. Thence it moved to Whistler's Station and McIntosh's Bluff Alabama, April 1865, where it remained until June; thence to Brazos Island, Texas; thence up the Rio Grande to Bagdad; thence to New Orleans where July 17th, 1865, it was mustered out, except the three years' recruits who were transferred to the thirty-fourth regiment, an unusual act, which received the firm protest of Colonel Mackey.

The regiment casualties were:

Killed in action 26
Died of wounds and disease 236
Discharged for various causes 164
Wounded 166
Taken prisoners 73
Transferred to other regiments 27
Mustered out 430

Keokuk County was represented in the field and staff as follows:

Cyrus N Makey, Lieutenant Colonel; commissioned August 10, 1862; promoted Colonel August 18, 1863; wounded at           Jenkins' Ferry, April 30, 1864.
Arad Parks, surgeon; commissioned September 16, 1862; resigned June 11, 1864.
Samuel B. Evans, commissary Sergeant; appointed September 16, 1862.
Bartholomew Franken, hospital steward; appointed September 22, 1862.

Company B*

*The enlisted roll is dated Sept 1, 1862. The men went into quarters from the 6th to the 15th of August unless           otherwise noted.

Officers

-John P. Yerger captain; enlisted Aug 8, reigned May 10, 1864
-John Shawhan first lieutenant; enlisted Aug 10, resigned Mar 13, 1863
-William S. Parmley second lieutenant; enlisted Aug 8. Promoted to first lieutenant Mar 26, 1863, captain May 11,           1864
-F. R. Mathews first sergeant
-Joseph J. Harter second sergeant; promoted second lieutenant Mar 22, 1863; first lieutenant May 11, 1864
-John H. Crow third sergeant
-Thomas B. Myers fourth sergeant
-John R. Alsup fifth sergeant
-Andrew N. Bratton first corporal; discharged Mar 2, 1863; for disability
-James H. David second corporal; captured at Yazoo Pass Feb 16, 1863
-Michael Clarahan third corporal; discharged Dec 12, 1863; for broken arm
-Eleazer Cole third corporal; transferred to invalid corps, Feb 15, 1864
-Maxon W. Randall fourth corporal; died Jun 5, 1863; at Helena Arkansas
-Benjamin Wescott fifth corporal
-George W. Booton sixth corporal
-Michael Butler seventh corporal
-Henry Boegel eight corporal
-Gideon L. Evans musician
-Charles L. Randall musician
-George W. Shawan wagoner; supposed to have been reduced to ranks

Privates

-Allen, John discharged Mar 20, 1863 for disability
-Adams, David H.
-Booton, Asa S.
-Basey, James A. died Sep 15, 1863 at Duvall's Bluff Ark
-Bell, Zepaniah died Sep 9, 1863 at Memphis
-Bottger, John C.
-Baxter, Lewis died Mar 20, 1865 at Fort Gaines Ala
-Black, Philander
-Clemens, Henry promoted musician Jan 23, 1863
-Connor, Aaron
-Cole, Eleazor promoted third corporal, Dec 3, 1863
-Case, James H. died Apr 25, 1863 at Helena
-Case, John F. died Oct 29, 1863 at Little Rock Ark
-Carlile, Samuel discharged Apr 16, 1863 for disability
-Courtney, James H. died May 20, 1864 at Helena Ark
-Courtney, Edward F. discharged Feb 25, 863 for disability
-Cattell, John W
-Clarahan, Patrick discharged Dec 12, 1864; for disability
-Crooks, Jacob
-Carson, Henry S. discharged Sep 22, 1864 for disability
-Duree, George W. transferred to invalid corps
-Duree, Henry T. discharged Oct 25, 184 for disability
-Decker, Dennis captured at Yazoo Pass, Feb 16, 1863; wounded and captured at Saline River, Ark Apr 30, 1864
-Dyer, Francis M. captured at Saline River Apr 30, 1864
-Evans, Samuel B.
-Fear, James H.
-Fowler, David D.
-Farmer, John L.
-Ford, Jacob J. died Oct 9, 1863; at Bloomington Illinois
-Given, Henry C. captured Feb 16, 1863; at Yazoo Pass
-Gann, Leander O.
-Howard, John L.
-Harris, William wounded Mar 30, 1865; at Spanish Fork Ala
-Hux, John discharged Dec 4, 1863; for disability
-Herritt, James B. captured Feb 16, 1863; at Yazoo Pass; died Jul 11, 1864, at Little Rock Ark
-Jacobs, James B. discharged Apr 21, 1863
-Jerman, Thomas A. died Jun 22, 1863 at Lancaster
-Kensler, George discharged Apr 16, 1863
-Keener, J. W. C.
-Klett, Godfrey
-Lambert, David
-Lee, John captured at Yazoo Pass
-Lowe, James M.
-McGrew, Leander
-Mead, Augustine drowned Oct 12, 1863 in Mississippi River
-Miles, Daniel
-McCalley, Jacob M. discharged Apr 17, 1863
-Miles, John
-Moore, Robert died Apr 10, 1863; at Memphis
-Moore, Joseph C.
-McGonigal, Charles S.
-Menefee, John M. (Monsfee) wounded at Helena Ark Jul 4, 1863
-Morgan, Nathan
-Newkirk, Jacob.
-Payton, George W. Sr.
-Payton George W. Jr. captured Feb 11, 1863 at Yazoo Pass
-Payton, John
-Payton, William captured Feb 16, 1863 at Yazoo Pass Ark
-Quick, Stranther promoted wagoner Dec 1, 1862
-Quick, James discharged Apr 11, 1863
-Quick, Tunis
-Rodgers, Hannibal wounded and captured at Saline River
-Sanders, Henry I.
-Smith, Zelek C.
-Shollenberger, Hiram promoted sixth corporal, Jan 23, 1863
-Thompson, Albert I.
-Thompson, Thomas J.
-Thompson, Albert E.
-Trueblood, Elijah died Dec 25, 1862; at St. Louis
-Utterback, Jefferson
-Wright, William A.
-Wilson, David discharged Apr 17, 1863
-Ward, William T.
-Ward, Samuel A.
-Woollard, James T. wounded Jul 4, 1863 at Helena Ark
-Wartz, wounded Apr 30, 1864 at Saline River

Additional

-Basil, Jeremiah enlisted Mar 9, 1864
-Bowman, Henry U. enlisted Mar 25, 1864
-Clark, William H. enlisted Feb 20, 1865
-Crisman, John enlisted Mar 30, 1864
-Eastburn, John B. enlisted Mar 7, 1864
-Franklin, Jacob B. enlisted Mar 7, 1864
-Malone, James H. enlisted Mar 22, 1864
-Nelson, William H. enlisted Mar 25, 1864
-Nichols, John E. enlisted Feb 22, 1864; wounded Apr 30, 1864 at Saline River
-Stout, George W. enlisted Mar 29, 1864

Company E

Privates

-Brittain, James F. enlisted Jul 24, 1862

Company F*

*This company was organized in 1862, and enlisted August 13, unless otherwise stated.

Officers

-Memorial W. Forrest captain; resigned Mar 3, 1863
-Anderson Davis first lieutenant; resigned Apr 24, 1863
-Lycurgus McCoy second lieutenant; wounded in the foot accidentally, at St Louis Nov 25, 1862; resigned Mar 3,           1863
-William J. Gaston first sergeant; promoted second lieutenant Mar 13, 1863; discharged Oct 26, 1863 for disability
-Alfred F. Waugh second sergeant; died Jan 28, 1863; at St. Louis
-Abraham Sechrist third sergeant
-James K. Spiers fourth sergeant; wounded Jul 4, 1863, at Helena Ark
-Jacob S. Hawk fifth sergeant; discharged Feb 10, 1863; for disability
-James W. Bell first corporal
-Nelson Loomis second corporal
-John McCrery third corporal; enlisted Aug 20, discharged Jan 21, 1863 for disability
-John Bell fourth corporal; promoted captain Apr 16, 1863
-John F. Nugent fifth corporal; died May 22, 1863 at Helena Arkansas
-Zebedee F. Botkins sixth corporal; wounded at Helena Ark, Jul 4, 1863; discharged Oct 16, 1864 for disability
-William Monohon seventh corporal; died Sep 8, 1863; at Memphis
-Fred Sancheztereso eight corporal; promoted first lieutenant Jan 1, 1863
-Orland D. Cushman musician
-Russell Ferguson wagoner; discharged Mar 20, 1863; for disability

Privates

-Abrams, Miles discharged Feb 20, 1863 for disability
-Abrams, James discharged Feb 11, 1863 for disability
-Abrams, William died Jan 17, 1864 at Keokuk
-Allen, Wesley
-Allison, William enlisted Aug 20, 1862
-Allison, Thomas J.
-Buckner, Ashbery A. killed Jul 4, 1863; at Helena
-Bly, James H. died Jan 11, 1864 at Keokuk
-Belveal, Samuel
-Belveal, Nicholas
-Baxter, George F. discharged Feb 20, 1863; for disability
-Braden, Robert C. discharged Jan 28, 1863 for disability
-Brittain, Harvey enlisted Sep 2, 1862
-Brittain, Eli enlisted Sep 2, 1862; died May 9, 1863; at Helena
-Brunt, John M.
-Durfey, Orson M.
-Day, Abraham
-Day, Valentine discharged Oct 5, 1864; for disability
-Day, Charles A. died Dec 28, 1862 at St. Louis
-Dickerson, James C.
-Dickerson, John H. enlisted Dec 1, 1863; died May 24, 1865 at Greenville La
-Ferguson, James I (T.) died Apr 19, 1863 at Helena Ark
-Forgave, Robert G enlisted Sep 23, 1862
-Gill, James enlisted Aug 20, 1862
-Gibson, Walker B. wounded and captured Aug 30, 1864; at Saline River Ark
-Gibson, Francis M.
-Graves, Johnson
-Groesbeck, George W. enlisted Aug 20, 1862; died May 22, 1863; at Helena Ark
-Hadley, Sidney C. enlisted Nov 9
-Hutton, James K. P. died Dec 23, 1862; at St. Louis
-Hone, John C. enlisted Sep 2
-Hart, John S.
-Hillerey, Milton
-Hawk, Cornelius discharged Feb 19, 1863; for disability
-Hough, James A. enlisted Sep 2
-Hough, William P.
-Hogan, Charles M.
-Hadley, Joseph H.
-Hoisington, William V.
-Henninger, Henry S.
-Hobson, Joel
-Haney, Jacob D. died Mar 29, 1963; at Memphis
-Jones, John M. wounded Jul 4, 1863 at Helena Ark
-Lynch, Paul A.
-Lotspeich, Samuel P. discharged Feb 5, 1863; for disability
-Logan, Henry
-Loomis, Nelson captured Jul4, 1863; at Helena; died Sep 24, 1863; at St. Louis
-Morrison, James
-McCrery, Daniel
-Monohon, David discharged Mar 23, 1863; for disability
-Miller, William
-Miller, Joseph T. wounded Jul 4. 1863; died Aug 8, 1863; of wounds at Memphis
-McNeis, Pleasant wounded Jul 4, 1863 at Helena
-McConnell, William I.
-McConnell, Francis M. died Dec 16, 1863 at Little Rock Ark
-Miner, John N. wounded Jul 4, 1863 at Helena; died of wounds Sep 8, 1863 at Memphis
-Montgomery, S. B.
-McNeis, William
-McNeis, John died Aug 7, 1864 at Richland
-Mills, Eli died Mar 24, 185 at Little Rock Ark
-McPherson, John missing Jul 4, 1863 at Helena
-Nash, Azro B.
-Nash, Charles W.
-Orndoff, William A. discharged Feb 21, 1863; for disability
-Pratt, George A. died Mar 27, 1863 on steamer "Good Friend" Mississippi
-Robison, William S. discharged Feb 22, 1863 for disability
-Rayburn, John C.
-Skinner, Jasper
-Stillwell, Thomas killed Jul 4, 1863 at Helena
-Sheets, Leander discharged Feb 5, 1863; for disability
-Spiers, Ezra Thomas missing Jul 4, 1863; at Helena
-Shepheard, Samuel enlisted Aug 20, discharged Nov 5, 1863 for disability
-Street, Samuel F.
-Thomas, Gideon died Jan 20, 1865 at Little Rock
-Walker, Edwin
-Ward, William
-Wood, Christopher
-Young, James M.

Additional

-Armstrong, James enlisted Mar 29, 1864
-Bennett, Sanford enlisted Mar 28, 1864
-Gallerher, Charles B. enlisted Feb 28, 1864; drowned Jul 20, 1864, at Little Rock
-Miller, Asa M. enlisted Sep 3, 1864
-Miller, John W. enlisted Sep 12, 1864
-Morgan, John B. enlisted Mar 4, 1864; died May 4, 1864 at Little Rock
-McCreary, James died Oct 15, 1864 at Little Rock
-Stillwell, George W. enlisted Mar 29, 1864

Company H*

*Enlisted in 1862 unless otherwise stated.

Officers

-Joseph L. Smith first lieutenant, enlisted Aug 9, resigned Apr 8, 1863
-William H. Gore second lieutenant; enlisted Aug 5, promoted to first lieutenant Apr 9, 1863, captain Jul 27, 1863
-Wilson DeGarmo first sergeant; enlisted Aug 9, promoted second lieutenant Apr 9, 1863; first lieutenant Jul 27, 1863;           wounded at Jenkins' Ferry Ark Apr 30, 1864
-Samuel C. Ward second sergeant; enlisted Aug 5; transferred Jul 1, 1864 to veteran reserve corps
-Ezra Hollingsworth fourth sergeant; enlisted Aug 10
-James D. Haworth fifth sergeant; enlisted Aug 14
-Samuel Lineburger first corporal; enlisted Aug 17
-John Wightman third corporal; enlisted Aug 10, wounded and captured Apr 30, 1864 at Saline River, died May 2,           1864 of wounds
-Thomas J. Lawler fifth corporal; wounded Apr 30, 1864 at Saline River Ark
-James Garrett sixth corporal enlisted Aug 9; wounded at Saline River Ark Apr 30, 1864; died May 22, 1865 at Little           Rock Ark.
-John T. Lain seventh corporal; enlisted Aug 4; died Jan 2, 1863; at Columbus Kentucky
-Ellington Sims musician; enlisted Aug 5 1862
-William Irwin musician; enlisted Aug 10
-Henry J. Sumee wagoner; enlisted Aug 14

Privates

-Adams, Wilson enlisted Aug 4
-Allan, William enlisted Aug 9
-Beardsley, Robert B. enlisted Aug 11; died Dec 31, 1862 at St. Louis
-Boles, Levi M. enlisted Aug 10
-Brown, Stephan J. enlisted Aug 10
-Boon, Clark enlisted Aug 14, captured Apr 30, 1864; at Saline River
-Brumback, Garrison enlisted Aug 4
-Campbell, Lewis enlisted Aug 4
-Cunningham, John b. enlisted Aug 14; transferred Jul 1, 1864 to veteran reserve corps
-Cabler, Daniel enlisted Aug 7; died Jan 3, 1863 at St. Louis
-Curby, Abram R. enlisted Aug 14
-Curby, Jeremiah enlisted A 14, died Nov 26, at Oskaloosa
-Cline, Jacob enlisted Aug 14
-Campbell, Joseph enlisted Aug 7
-Campbell, Wesley enlisted Aug 14, died Mar 8, 1863, at Helena
-Clark, Thomas J. enlisted Aug 10, died Mar 3, 1863 at Helena
-Dixon, John W. enlisted Aug 9
-Dixon, William T. enlisted Aug 9, wounded Apr 30, 1864; at Saline River
-Doty, Ezra enlisted Aug 10, discharged Mar 1, for disability
-Dorman, Hiner enlisted Aug 12; died May 19, at Saline River
-Decker, Elisha enlisted Aug 12; died May 19, 1864 at Saline River
-Eaton, John C. enlisted Aug 10
-Ford, Urias C. enlisted Aug 12, died Feb 25, 1863 at Helena Ark
-Fry, John enlisted Aug 14
-Fry, David enlisted Aug 7; died Jun 23, 1863 at Helena Ark
-Fish, William enlisted Aug 11
-Goldthwait, Charles enlisted Aug 1o; promoted corporal; wounded at Saline River Apr 30, 1863; discharged May 22,           1864 for disability
-Holiday, Jerome enlisted Aug 10, died Aug 1, 1863 at Memphis
-Hennon, James enlisted Aug 9
-Herr, William enlisted Sep 1; died Oct 3, 1863 at Benton Barracks
-Hoyt, William R. enlisted Aug 7; wounded Apr 30, 1864 at the Saline River
-Hardenbrook, enlisted Aug 9
-Irons, Charles enlisted Aug 7
-Irons, John enlisted Aug 7
-Landreth, Harvey enlisted Aug 9
-Lantry (Lanby) Thomas enlisted Aug 9; wounded and captured Apr 30, 1864 at Saline River
-Larkin, Thomas enlisted Aug 7
-Marling, George W. enlisted Aug 9
-McCombs, Benjamin M. enlisted Aug 9; discharged Feb 14, 1863; for disability
-Mills, Ellwood enlisted Aug 14
-McCord, Alfred J. enlisted Aug 5; discharged Apr 4, 1863; for disability
-Nothliteh, Adelbert enlisted Aug 9
-Peck, Marion A. enlisted Aug 10; wounded Apr 30, 1963 at Saline River, died June 6, 1864 at Princeton while in           hands of enemy
-Parke, William J. enlisted Aug 10; wounded and captured Apr 30, 1863; at Saline River
-Roland, Joseph M. enlisted Aug 7, killed Apr 30, 1864, at Saline River
-Rodman, William M. ensiled Aug 9, wounded at Saline River Ark Apr 30, 1864; died of wounds Jan 6, 1864 at           Princeton Ark. in hands of the enemy
-Stephenson, Thomas enlisted Aug 9
-Simpsen, Thomas enlisted Aug 10, died at St. Louis Dec 15, 1862
-Shanafelt, John W. nativity Indiana enlisted Aug 9
-Suiter, Phillip enlisted Aug 10
-Shanafelt, John W.* nativity Ohio enlisted Aug 10
-Shanafelt, Owen R. (K.) enlisted Aug 5
-Scovill, William enlisted Aug 7, died Dec 28, 1862 at St. Louis
-Smith, John V. enlisted Aug 10, discharged Feb 5, 1863 for disability
-Smith, William H. enlisted Aug 9
-Smith, Aaron B. enlisted Aug 10; died Jan 24, 1864 at Keokuk
-Smith, Phillip S. enlisted Nov 18, died Dec 20, 1862 at St. Louis
-Stokesburg, James H. enlisted Aug 5; died Dec 20, 1862 at St. Louis
-Swails, Jacob enlisted Aug 11
-Seaton, Oliver enlisted Aug 5, captured Apr 26, 1862 at Camden Ark
-Slate, Lorenzo enlisted Aug 4
-Shaff, John enlisted Aug 14; wounded Apr 30, 1864, at Saline River
-Tracy, Hezekia W. enlisted Aug 14
-Tate, Martin V. enlisted Aug 7
-Thomas, Milton enlisted Aug 9; died January 3, 1863 at St. Louis
-Wandling, Jacob enlisted Aug 9
-Ward, John enlisted Aug 14
-Waltz, Benjamin F. enlisted Aug 14
-Witherell, Chauncey enlisted Aug 14
-Wright, James H. enlisted Aug 7
-Wells, Broomfield E. enlisted Aug 9

Additional

-Compton, James D enlisted Dec 17, 1863
-Campbell, Samuel enlisted Feb 23, 1864; died Aug 30, 1864 at Little Rock
-Curien, Victor enlisted Mar 29, 1864; died Aug 3, 1864 at Little Rock
-Eaton, Marcus D. enlisted Feb 22, 1864, transferred to thirty fourth infantry Jul 12, 1865
-Hildebrand, Samuel N. enlisted Mar 29, 1864
-Larkin, John W. enlisted Feb 23, 1864; died Oct 10, 1864 at Little Rock
-McNeil, O. P. enlisted Feb 19, 1864; wounded Apr 30, 1864; at Saline River, died Apr 4, 11865, at Fort Gaines Ark
-Nyswaner, David enlisted Feb 19, 1863; died Sep 19, 1864 at Little Rock
-Thompson, Lloyd P. enlisted Mar 29, 1864
-Wandling, Jacob A. enlisted Dec 11, 1863

Companies Unknown

The following enlistments were made in this regiment, but the companies are not reported.

-Athey, George enlisted Feb 19, 1864
-Brunson, William D enlisted Feb 9, 1864
-Griffen, Harlan enlisted mar 7, 1864
-Gow, Jefferson, enlisted Feb 19, 1864
-Gilmore, Thomas enlisted Feb 23, 1864
-Hughes, George H. enlisted Feb 23, 1864
-Hardestry, Samuel E. enlisted Mar 7, 1864
-Jones, William H. enlisted Dec 9, 1863
-Long, George W. enlisted Mar 3, 1864
-Larimore, John enlisted Feb 23, 1864
-McAdams, Edwin J. enlisted Feb 27, 1864
-Wait, Reuben enlisted Feb 27, 1864

*The name George W. Shanafelt appears among the casualties as killed at Saline River, April 30, 1864, but his name does not appear among the enlistment's and it is probably an error, and should properly refer to one of the men enlisted as John W. Shanafelt.

COORDINATOR NOTES:

**The following entry for George C. Case has been added to this work by a descendant, Mary Scott Ragusa.
-Case, George C. died Apr 19, 1863 at Helena, Arkansas of typhoid.

**The following entry for James H. Davis has been added to this work by a descendant, Debbie.
-Davis, James H. mentioned in daughter, Mattie's, obituary - "..Mr. Davis was resting easy. The fracture sustained is of a serious nature. Mr Davis is a soldier belonging to the 33rd Iowa Co. B and gets a paltry pension of $8.00 per month. He has been a resident of this county for the past 17 years. Last September he had an attack of lung fever and has never recovered."

**The following entry for Samuel E. Hardesty has been added to this work by descendant, Denver L. Hardesty Jr..
-Hardesty, Samuel E.: born at Lancaster, Keokuk County, Iowa. He served in the 33rd Iowa Infantry Vol. Company B. and the 34th and 38th Consolidated Regiments Company B. during the Civil War. He enlisted on 7 March 1864 at Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa and was mustered in at Davenport, Scott County, Iowa on 19 March 1864. He transferred to the 34th and 38th Consolidated on 12 July 1865. He was mustered out on 15 August 1865 at Houston, Texas. He served in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alabama before transfer in Texas.

**Based upon the research of descendant, Denver L. Hardesty Jr., the following corrections should be made to the entry of Samuel E. Hardestry:

Samuel E. Hardesty (note correct surname spelling) was born at Lancaster, Keokuk County, Iowa. He served in the 33rd Iowa Infantry Vol. Company B. and the 34th and 38th Consolidated Regiments Company B. during the Civil War. He enlisted on 7 March 1864 at Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa and was mustered in at Davenport, Scott County, Iowa on 19 March 1864. He transferred to the 34th and 38th Consolidated on 12 July 1865. He was mustered out on 15 August 1865 at Houston, Texas. He served in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alabama before transfer in Texas.

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