27th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
This Unit was organized at Dubuque and mustered in October 3, 1862. They mustered out August 8, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 27th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 26 June 2012).
- The Wikipedia article, 27th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, (accessed 26 June 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A - enrolled in Alamakee County
Company B - enrolled in Alamakee County
Company C - enrolled in Buchanan County
Company D - enrolled in Clayton County
Company E - enrolled in Clayton County
Company F - enrolled in Delaware County
Company G - enrolled in Floyd County and Chickasaw
Company H - enrolled in Buchanan County
Company I - enrolled in Allamakee County &c.
Company K - enrolled in Mitchell County
Information about the companies and their counties comes from Iowa. Adjutant General's Office, Report of the Adjutant General and Acting Quartermaster General of the State of Iowa, (Des Moines [Iowa]: F.W. Palmer, 1863), pages 951-982. FHL book 977.7 M25ag.
Rosters are also listed in this book.
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).