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Information extracted from Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion 1908
and
The Story of a Cavalry Regiment, the Career of the Fourth Iowa Veteran Volunteers by Wm. Forse Scott 1893.
Some names are listed twice - these names were listed in each of the above sources; becau
Smith, William H. Age 26. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity England.
Enlisted Sept. 8, 1862. Mustered Sept. 8, 1862. Mustered out June 17,
1865, Nashville, Tenn.oct
se of
variations in the listings, I have included both.

Lyman, Joseph. Age 21. Residence Pottawattamie County, nativity Michigan.
Enlisted Nov. 1, 1861. Mustered Nov. 23, 1861. Promoted Fourth
Corporal Feb. 24, 1862; Third Corporal June —, 1862; Second Corporal
Sept. 1, 1862. Discharged for promotion as Adjutant of Twenty-ninth
Infantry Oct. 19, 1862. Fourth Cavalry, Company E.

Second Corporal Joseph Lyman, Pottawattamie Co. Enl. Nov. 1, 1861;
prom. 4th Corp. Feb. 24, 1862; 3d Corp. June __,
1862; 2d Corp. Sep. 1, 1862.
Disch. Oct. 19, 1862, for
appointment to Adjt. 29th Iowa Inf.
Promoted to Maj.
in that regt. and mustered out with it Aug. 10, 1865.

Case, William. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Indiana. Enlisted
Oct. 14, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out Sept. 19,
1865, Selma, Ala.  Second cavalry, Company B.

Clark, Albert. Age 22. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity New York. Enlisted
Oct. 24, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out Sept. 19,
1865, Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.

Donaldson, James. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Nebraska.
Enlisted Oct. 13, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out
Sept. 19, 1865, Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.

Heageney, James R. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted Oct. 18, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Died of disease
Aug. 10, 1864, Memphis, Tenn. Buried in Mississippi River National
Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. Section 1, grave 296. Second Cavalry, Company B.

Jones, Jeremiah. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted Nov. 9, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out
May 30, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Second Cavalry, Company B.

Layton, Joseph. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Indiana. Enlisted
Oct. 19, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out Sept. 19, 1865,
Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.


Shearer, James A. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Illinois.
Enlisted Oct. 14, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out
Sept. 19, 1865, Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.

Smith, Samuel C. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Iowa. Enlisted
Oct. 6, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out Sept. 19, 1865,
Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.


Wirtz, Comelius. Age 19. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Ohio. Enlisted
Oct. 24, 1863. Mustered Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered out Sept. 19, 1865,
Selma, Ala. Second Cavalry, Company B.

FOURTH CAVALRY, COMPANY A

Billups, John. (Veteran.) Age 27. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity
Ohio. Enlisted Sept. 5, 1862. Mustered Sept. 5, 1862. Re-enlisted
and re-mustered Feb.. 29, 1864. Taken prisoner Dec. 14, 1864, near
Memphis, Tenn. Mustered out June 7, 1865, Clinton, Iowa.

Billups, John, Council Bluffs. Enl. in "Sears' Rangers" Sep. 5, 1861.
Re-enl. Vet. Feb. 29, 1864. Captured in action
Dec. 14, 1864, White's Station, Tenn.; in prison at Andersonville, Ga.
Mustered out June 7, 1865, at Clinton, as
paroled prisoner of war on furlough, under War Dep.
telegraphic order dated May 12, 1865.

Fletcher, Hiram M. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Missouri.
Enlisted Aug. 27, 1862. Mustered Aug. 29, 1862. Died of disease
Jan. 21, 1863, Helena, Ark. Buried in Mississippi River National
Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. Section 3, grave 691.

Fletcher, Hiram M., Council Bluffs. Enl. in "Sears' Rangers" Aug. 27, 1861.
Died Jan. 21, 1863, Helena, Ark., of pneumonia. Buried in Nat. Cem., Helena, Ark.; reburied
in Nat. Cem., Memphis, Tenn., Sec. 3, Grave 691.

Fletcher, James G., Council Bluffs. Enl. Sep. 8, 1862. Re-enl. Vet. Feb. 29, 1864.
Mustered out June 17, 1865, Nashville, Tenn., term to expire before Oct. 1.
Captured in action June 22, 1863, Bear Creek, Miss.;
exchanged Sep. 6 and returned to service Oct. 14, 1863.


Livingston, James A. Age 23. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Ohio. Enlisted
Sept. 11, 1862. Mustered Sept. 11, 1862. Wounded and taken
prisoner June 22, 1863, Bear Creek, Miss. Died of wounds July 15, 1863.

Livingston, James A., Council Bluffs. Enl. Sep. 11, 1862.
Wounded and missing in action June 22, 1863, Bear Creek, Miss.
Never heard of afterward; supposed to
have died a prisoner.

Smith, William H., Council Bluffs. Enl. Sep. 8, 1862. Mustered out
June 17, 1865, Nashville, Tenn., term of enlistment to expire before
Oct. 1. NOTE. Name appears among the Veterans as ree'nl. Feb. 29, 1864,
but this is contradicted by the Adjt. Gen.'s Office of Iowa, and is
inconsistent with the cause given for his muster out: probably tried to
re-enlist, but found ineligible.

Smith, William H. Age 26. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity England.
Enlisted Sept. 8, 1862. Mustered Sept. 8, 1862. Mustered out June 17,
1865, Nashville, Tenn.


McClintock, John. Age 29. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted Sept. 11, 1862. Mustered Sept. 11, 1862. Killed in
action June 22, 1863, Bear Creek, Miss.

Shirley, John S. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Missouri. Enlisted
Sept. 8, 1862. Mustered Sept. 8, 1862. Taken prisoner June 22, 1863,
Bear Creek, Miss. Wounded April 16, 1865, Columbus, Ga.
Mustered out June 17, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.

Shirley, John S., Council Bluffs. Enl. Sep. 8, 1862. Re-enl. Vet. Dec. 12, 1863.
Mustered out with Co. Captured in action June 22, 1863, Bear Creek, Miss.;
exchanged Sep. 6 and returned to service Oct. 14, 1863.
Wounded in action April 16, 1865, Columbus, Ga.

Sutherland, John. Age 29. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted Sept. 11, 1862. Mustered Sept. 11, 1862. Wounded severely
June 10, 1864, Guntown, Miss. Mustered out June 17, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.

Sutherland, John, Council Bluffs. Enl. Sep. 11, 1862.
Mustered out June 17, 1865, Nashville, Tenn., term to expire before Oct. i.
Wounded in action June 10, 1864, Brice's Crossroads, Miss.

FIFTH CAVALRY, COMPANY C

Olifton, John S. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Tennessee.
Enlisted Dec. 16, 1862. Mustered April 17, 1863. Transferred to
Company C, Fifth Veteran Cavalry Consolidated, Aug. 8, 1864.

Johnson, Brafford. Age 23. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Ohio. Enlisted
Feb. 26, 1868. Mustered April 17, 1863. Transferred to Company C,
Fifth Veteran Cavalry Consolidated, Aug. 8, 1864.

FIFTH CAVALRY, COMPANY B

Graybill, Aaron. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Illinois. Enlisted
June 1, 1864. Mustered June 13, 1864. Killed in action
Aug.
31, 1864, Jonesborough, Ga.

Hunter, Samuel. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Michigan.
Enlisted May 25, 1864. Mustered June 13, 1864. Transferred to
Company B, Fifth Veteran Cavalry Consolidated, Aug. 8, 1864.

Mott, Silas. Age 18. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Iowa. Enlisted
June 1, 1864. Mustered June 13, 1864. Transferred to Company B,
Fifth Veteran Cavalry Consolidated, Aug. 8, 1864.

SIXTH CAVALRY, COMPANY E

Janes, Winfield S. Age 20. Residence Crescent City, nativity Missouri.
Enlisted Oct. 1, 1862. Mustered Nov. 14, 1862. Mustered out
Oct. 17, 1865, Sioux City, Iowa.


FIFTH REGIMENT IOWA VETERAN CAVALRY CONSOLIDATED
FIELD AND STAFF

Shelley, Benneville Y. (Veteran.) Age 40. Residence Council Bluffs,
nativity Pennsylvania. Transferred from Fifth Cavalry, as Assistant
Surgeon, Aug. 8, 1864. Mustered out Aug. 11, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.

FIFTH CAVALRY CONSOLIDATED
COMPANY C

Clifton, John S. Age 21. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Tennessee.
Transferred from Company C, Fifth Cavalry, Aug. 8, 1864. Mustered
out July 20, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.

FIFTH CAVALRY CONSOLIDATED
COMPANY B


Dolph, Joseph H. Age 20. Residence Council Bluffs, nativity Illinois.
Transferred from Company B, Fifth Cavalry, Aug. 8, 1864. Mustered
out Aug. 11, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.

SUBSTITUTES AND DRAFTED MEN - UNASSIGNED

Turner, John. Age 18. Residence Pottawattamie County, nativity New
York. Enlisted Aug. 25, 1864. Mustered Aug. 25, 1864. Deserted.
(Substitute for H. M. Pusey.)

The following two names are from the same source, contributed by Patrick Sullivan.
SEVENTH IOWA VOLUNTEER CAVALRY
1861-1864

Cassady, Samuel H. - Lt.
Rohner, Christian - Bugler

SECOND IOWA BATTERY
From History of Pottawwattamie County by John Keatley

Victor L. Keller
Served throughout war


Veterans from Macedonia Cemetery
Courtesy of the Macedonia Historical Preservation Society

Name
Military Unit
Comments
Ashley, Marion
Co. F, 106th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Aukland, Shadrach
Co. I, 146th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Beezley, Paul
Co. F, 20th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Sergeant
Boicourt, Elihu
Co. B & G, 52nd Indiana Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Bolton, Moses
Co. A, 53rd Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Bradley, Julius C.
Co. G, 10th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Bryant, Hartson H.
Co. D, Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Carle, John
Co. D, 11th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Carter, Elijah B.
Co. D, 123rd Indiana Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Clayton, Alfred M.
Co. F, 106th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Clayton, George P.
Co. E, 7th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Captain - Killed - Battle of the Wilderness - Grave Unkown
Dickinson, Henry M.
Co. D, 46th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Corporal
Dye, Sylvester
Co. E, 19th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Fletcher, George W.
Co. H, 7th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Sergeant
Hamilton, John W.
Co. A, 134th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Kiser, Ruben
Co. B, 44th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private - Gravestone indicates 1851-1931
Larison, Hiram
Co. E, 97th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Leach, Isaac C.
Co. H, 37th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private - gravestone indicates no birth or death dates, estimated birth year derived from age at enlistment in 1862 (36)
Lewis, Samuel Firman
Co. F, 20th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Metcalf, Reuben W.
Co. H, 4th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Miller, Adophus M.
Co. I, 13th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - First Lieutenant
Patton, James E.
Co. G, 3rd Ohio Infantry Regiment and also 2nd Battalion, 18th U.S. Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Sergeant Major
Peterson, Martin P.
Co. I, 8th Illinois infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private = gravestone indicates only birth and death year, Civil War Pension Index indicates died on March 28, 1924
Rayburn, Austin B.
Co. F, 5th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Sergeant, Rank Out - Second Lieutenant
Rayburn, John C.
Co. F, 33rd Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Reames, John W.
Co. B, 9th Kansas Cavalry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Rinehart, William H.
Co. C, 29th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Roberson, John C.
Co. B, 69th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Starrett, James B.
Co. D, 15th Iowa infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Whitsitt, Martin K.
Co. F, 34th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private
Wilson, Olney F.
Co. C, 134th Indiana Infantry Regiment and Co. A, 146th Indian Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Sergeant
Woodmancy, Reuben
Co. E & F, 20th Ohio Infantry Regiment
Rank In - First Sergeant, Rank Out - First Lieutenant
Woods, John S.
Co. C, 106th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Rank In - Private, Rank Out - Private - gravestone indicates no birth date, estimated birth year derived from age at enlistment in 1862 (19)




Extracted from the 1891 Biographical History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Surname First Name Regiment Company
Abbott          Edwin J.        135th IA Vol Infantry
Alexander Charles 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Allee F.M. 9th IN Battery
Alloway William 15th IA Infantry Co. H
Bair Isaiah F. 22d IA Vol Infantry Co. K
Beezley Paul 20th OH Vol Infantry Co. F
Beezley William 1st IL Vol Infantry
Bixby Benjamin F. 47th IA Vol Infantry Co. E
Boruff D. W. 133rd IL Infantry Co. C
Bray Theodore Harris' Light Cavalry Co. I
Brooks Isaac H. 15th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Bullis Allen 19th WI Vol Infantry Co. E
Bunnell Joseph A. 9th Vol Infantry Co. M
Burckhalter Daniel A. 3rd IA Cavalry Co. K
Cady T. J. 2nd IA Cavalry Co. B
Campbell Lyman 13th IA Vol Infantry Co. B
Carson George 12th IN Vol Infantry Co. K
Carter Isaac G. 78th IL Vol Infantry Co. C
Chaney C. H. 44th IA Vol Infantry Co. I
Clark ?? 44th IA Vol Infantry Co. D
Clark Albert M. 15th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Clark Altyn D. 1st WI Vol Infantry Co. D
Clark Daniel B. 15th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Clark Edwin J. 44th IA Vol Infantry Co. D
Confarr Wm. N. Ohio Infantry
Consigny Eugene A. 1st VT Vol Cavalry Co. M
Cool John 8th IL Vol Cavalry Co. J
Croghan Joshua M. 2nd IA Vol Infantry Co. B
Dailey D. B. 2nd WI Vol Infantry Co. B
Dean Warren 23rd IA Vol Infantry Co. I
Dunkle David 13th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Edie William S. 146th IL Infantry Co. D
Flint John 13th IA Vol Infantry Co. B
Foster Charles P. 43rd WI Vol Infantry Co. H
Frisbie Milton B. 75th NY Vol Infantry Co. G
Gardner Isaac N. (not recorded)
Gertz Henry P. 12th IA Vol Infantry Co. E
Godfrey Clarkson 47th IL Vol Infantry
Gould John H. 93rd IL Vol Infantry Co. E
Grass F. 2nd IA Battery
Green Charles 30th IA Vol Infantry Co. C
Green John 4th OH Vol Infantry Co. B
Guittar Theodore 2nd IA Battery, Lt Artillery
Hamilton Geo. W. 86th IL Vol Infantry Co. K
Harl Edward 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Heagney Dominick 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Henderson 23rd IA Vol Infantry Co. E
Hicks George W. 114th IL Vol Infantry Co. K
Hotchkiss Orson O. 52nd IL Cavalry Co. A
Huff A. M. 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. C
Jack Henry B. 22nd IA Vol Infantry Co. C
Johns Thomas J. (not recorded)
Leslie Felix N. 20th IA Vol Infantry Co. G
Livingston James 2nd IA Vol Cavalry Co. C
Long William C. 11th IN Cavalry Co. E
Loudenbeck Joseph A. 37th IA Grey Beards
McFall Samuel T. 36th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
McMaster Daniel B. 1st MI Vol Cavalry Co. I
McMullen C. E. 146th IL Infantry Co. I
Meginnis Benjamin 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Metcalf George 7th OH Vol Infantry Co. I
Miller J. W. 126th IL Vol Infantry Co. G
Mitchell Arthur I. 47th IA Vol Infantry
Morris Furman 34th IL Vol Infantry Co. D
Muller Julius 13th IA Vol Infantry Co. E
Murray James 1st IA Vol Infantry Co. B
Nicholas A. B. 15th NJ Vol Infantry Co. C
Nixon John 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Nixon Moses 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
O'Donald Anthony W. 5th IA Cavalry Co. A
Olds James 42nd IL Vol Infantry Co. B
Parish E. 8th MO Vol Infantry Co. L.
Peterson M. P. 8th IL Vol Infantry Co. I
Pierce Aaron W. 11th IA Vol Infantry Co. E
Pinney Charles H. 9th OH Cavalry
Pratt C. F. 35th GA Vol Infantry Co. F
Price Samuel 9th IA Vol Infantry Co. D
Putnam A. D. Fremont's Rangers
Reed Joseph R. 2nd IA Battery
Reichart E. 143rd PA Vol Infantry Co. C
Rice Andrew J. 112th NY Vol Infantry Co. F
Roosa Isaiah 120th NY Vol Infantry Co. C
Saint James 23rd IA Vol Infantry Co. I
Sapp Wm. F. 2nd NE Cavalry
Shinn Asa F. 1st NE Infantry
Sides John 106th IL Vol Infantry Co. F
Smart Geo F. C. 145th PA Vol Infantry Co. G
Snyder C. W. 13th IL Vol Infantry
Snyder Wesley 202nd PA Vol Infantry Co. K
Steele William 13th IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Stillings Origan 1st IA Vol Cavalry Co. F
Stone Albert 125th OH Vol Infantry Co. A
Stuhr J. H. C. 12th MO Vol Infantry Co. I
Stuhr John P. 8th IA Vol Infantry Co. B
Thomas Frederic S. 137th IL Vol Infantry Co. A
Tittsworth Wm. G. 18th MO Vol Infantry Co. B
Underwood Samuel Not recorded
Van W. H. 24th IA Vol Infantry Co. K
Walker Robt. F. 98th OH Vol Infantry Co. C
Weaver John P. F. 21st PA Cavalry Co. H
Wells Wm. S. 48th OH Volunteers
Wheeler Wm. J. 7th IN Regiment
Whitney William 75th IL Vol Infantry Co. B
Williams N. W. 29th IA Vol Infantry Co. A
Winterstien Wm. Jr. 22nd IA Vol Infantry Co. H
Wood Edwin A. 103rd OH Vol Infantry Co. F
Wright George F. 2nd IA Vol Infantry
Wyman Albert W. 24th NY Regiment Co. C
Young John N. 19th IA Vol Infantry Co. C
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