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The following researchers are willing to share information on regiments, battles and other war related material:

Carl Ingwalson has compiled biographies for many of the 21st Iowa Infantry soldiers of Clayton County, he has more soldier bios to add, and information beyond what is being presented.  Clayton County soldiers' information is on the Clayton County website and is listed according to surname, here are links to that information: Surnames A-B  Surnames C  Surnames D-E  Surnames F-G  Surnames H-J  Surnames K-L  Surnames M-O  Surnames P-R  Surnames S-Z  He plans to compile bios for Dubuque and Delaware counties in the future.

Jan Arends actively researches the 33rd Iowa Infantry and has given presentations on the role the 33rd played during the Civil War.  She has found diaries from men of the regiment and is working on transcribing them.  She has become acquainted with some descendants of men from Company G, and is anxious to correspond with other descendant's of the 33rd.  She is also a member of the Cedar Valley Civil War Roundtable.

Allen Welsh has been researching the 5th Iowa Inf. since 1988 and have accumulated a great deal of material.  He is Interested in corresponding with anyone interested in the 5th Iowa.  

Jon B. E. Hittle has collected historical / biographical data on soldiers of the 36th Iowa Infantry Regiment for more than 30 years.  He is seeking descendants of or further information on soldiers who served in thes regiment, including genealogy information, personal diaries, soldier letters and photographs of soldiers.  He is particularly interested in locating the descendants of Captain Stephen K. Mahon, Adjutant of this regiment, born Ireland, resident of Ottumwa at time of enlistment for addition biographic data. 


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Allen, Charles R, 37th IA Infantry, Co B Bill Allen
Allen, sylvester, 5th IA Infantry, Co D Allen Welsh
Bader, George, 10th IA Infantry, Co A
Family Photo L to R - Luella, J. George, Mary 3rd wife), Augusta Mosher (adopted daughter), William B. Roberts, Step- son. Photo taken north of Boulder Colorado on the Left Hand Creek circa 1885. George owned the "Bader Block" on what is now the Pearl Street Mall in downtown Boulder Colorado.
Donlyn Arbuthnot
Bader, Leander L, Age 25. Residence Lowden, nativity Indiana. Enlisted Aug. 12, 1862, as Sixth Corporal. Mustered Sept. 4, 1862. Promoted Fifth Sergeant July 1, 1863; Third Sergeant Dec. 1, 1863; First Sergeant March 4, 1865. Mustered out Aug. 10, 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Lori Ball Gregerson
Baker, George C, 23rd IA Infantry, Co B Alan Lambert
Baker, Elias A, 39th IA Infantry, Co F EaglesMom@aol.com 
Ballard, Daniel W, 10th IA Infantry, Co A Gene C. Bard
Ballard, Henry, 10th IA Infantry, Co A Gene C. Bard
Bard, George W, 10th IA Infantry, Co A Gene C. Bard
Bard, John, 10th IA Infantry, Co A Gene C. Bard
Barney, Chester, 20th IA Infantry, Co E Jacqui Logan Dres
Beals, Isaac B, 10th IA Infantry, Co K and I Eugene T. Beals
Beals, Silas F, 10th IA Infantry, Co K and I Eugene T. Beals
Beaman, Alonzo,  3rd IA Cavalry, Co D Nate Beaman
Bereman, Alvah, 45th IA Infantry, Colonel Charles F Larimer
Bereman, Jonathan, 25th IA Infantry Charles F Larimer
Bereman, Samuel, 37th IA Infantry, Co H Charles F Larimer
Bereman, Samuel Oliver, 4th IA Cavalry Charles F Larimer
Bereman, Thomas, 1st IA Cavalry, Major Charles F Larimer
Bereman, Tilghman, 1st IA Cavalry Charles F Larimer
Bereman, William, 4th IA Cavalry Charles F Larimer
Bergo (Buerge), Ole T , 32nd IA Infantry, Co B Mark Bergo
Bickle (Bickel, Beickel, Michael , 39th IA Infantry, Co F Rickie Bickle
Black, Milton P, 10th IA Infantry, Co B Dennis L. Sasse
Bowens, William H, 47th IA Infantry, Co I, Buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Iowa Steve Hanken
Booten, Lee D, 19th IA Infantry, Co D LBDCamp
Bradley, Alonzo W, 27th Iowa Infantry, Co. E David Bradley
Brewer, James M, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Dale Brewer
Brown, Isaac H, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co H   More information Todd Williams
Burgess, Jessee O, 27th Iowa Infantry, Co I, 4th Sergeant, Born 1836 Virginia, died Jan 15, 1915, buried at Fairview cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk county, Iowa, block 19 lot 8.  Enlisted August 16, 1862, res. Rossville, promoted to 4th Sergt July 1, 1864, mustered out Aug 8 1865 in Clinton Ia, GAR marker. Sandy McClay
Burk, Archibald, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Stephen Burk
Janelle O'Rourke
Burk, Golesborow (Goldsbrow), 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Stephen Burk
Janelle O'Rourke
Burk, Joshua, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Stephen Burk
Janelle O'Rourke
Burris, Daniel, 19th Iowa Infantry, Co D Carol West Nettles
Duane Wilson
Burt, Oscar S , 15th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Cecil Raymond Burt, Jr
Betty (Burt) Deleon
Camp, Luke, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. C, Died Aug. 22, 1863, of Erysipelas, Vicksburg, Miss. Gerald & Marjorie Thompson
Judy Dombrowski
Camp, Wesley, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. C Gerald & Marjorie Thompson
Judy Dombrowski 
Cardwell, Pleasant Perrin, 22nd IA Infantry, Co H Kenneth Hackbart
Chaudoin (Chandoin), Jesse P , 35th Iowa Infantry, Co. H/B., buried at Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. Section 2, grave 370.  Died in Gayosa Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee of dysentery. Sheila Chaudoin 
Carlin, Xavier, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Greg Hueser
Susan Beattie
Christian, James, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Nathan Riley
Clark, G W, 34th Iowa Infantry, Colonel Donald A Violette
Claussen, John , 16th Iowa Infantry, Co. B, Captain Allan Reicheld Looking for other descendants and facts about this unit
Coleman, Stephen , 7th Iowa Cavalry, Co. I Barbara Tursellino
Colyar, Thomas J, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Laurie Williams
Cook, William E, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Steve Pirotte
Cooper, Silas, 5th Iowa Infantry, Co B.  Died in Andersonville Prison, Ga., July 9, 1864. Buried in National Cemetery, Andersonville, Ga. Grave 5, I01. Mike Smith Interested in information on Silas, his company or regiment
Cornwall, Patrick M, 26th IA Infantry, Co D Maggie Rowe
Courtney, James H, 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. B Pat Timmons 
Crabtree, Henry, 23rd Iowa Infantry, Co. B Alan Lambert
Cramer, Joseph, 4th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Steven Cramer
Cramer, Thomas H, 4th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Steven Cramer
Cross, Elliott , 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Val
Crouch, Flavel Jr, 8th Iowa Cavalry, Co L Pat Crouch Swanson
Crouch, William, 14th Iowa Infantry, Co H Pat Crouch Swanson
Crouch, Flavel Jr, 8th Iowa Cavalry, Co L Pat Crouch Swanson
Cushatt, Aquilla, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. K and I Eugene Journey
Doug Loveland
Dearinger, John Nelson, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Richard G Behling
DeBruyn, Kryn, 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. G Jan Arends
Dorman, Hiner , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. H Richard Dorman
Dunlap, George Haines, 32nd Iowa Infantry, Co K   Born: 1/18/1836 in Coshocton Co. Ohio Came to Iowa in 1856 when about 20 Married: Elizabeth Adeline Hutson on 10/13/1860 Enlisted: Co K, 32nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/22/1862 Died: Memphis Military Hospital on 5/24/1864 Buried in Memphis National Cemetery George left a widow and 2 year old son (my great grandfather). I have his daguerreotype. It has and will be handed down. Edward Fisher
Earp, William Henry, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Woody Campbell
Ely, David Christian , 6th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Berniece Thornton
Eberhart, Alanson Clark, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Roger C. Eberhart
Eshbaugh, William F, 2nd Iowa Cavalry, Co B Paul Stigers Also Hiram Bissell of 111th PA
Faulknet, Miflin H, 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co C, Enlisted at Newton, Jasper County, August 1862-July 1865.  Captured at Vicksburg May 1863 and never fully recovered from imprisonment conditions.  Buried in Palo Alto Cemetery, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.  Miflin was my grandfather's cousin (born 19 years earlier), they were 1st cousins twice removed. Anna Brown
Fee, Francis (Marion), 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Darryl Adair
Fleagle, Daniel. Age 26. Residence Lowden, nativity Maryland. Enlisted Aug. 6, 1862. Mustered Sept. 4, 1862. Discharged for disability Feb. 7, 1863, Cairo, Ill. Brian McDermott
Forbes, Henry Clay, 26th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Lori Clark
Foster, Daniel F , 46th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Melony Burmaster
Fowler, David D, 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co B Susan Smolinski
Frazier, Isaac, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. B HeatherDawn Wadleigh
Friend, James C, 7th Iowa Cavalry, Co. G Matthew D Friend
Friend, John F, 8th Iowa Cavalry, Co. F Matthew D Friend
Friend, Samuel, 28th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Matthew D Friend
Gainan (Guman), Stephen J, 15th Iowa Infantry, Co. A Cpt Shane Gainan
Glendenning, James E, 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. E Brad Sarver
Gobin (Goben), Lewis, 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co. F Alan Lambert
Gobin (Goben), William, 6th Iowa Cavalry, Co. B Alan Lambert
Goforth, George Mason, 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co. H.  Buried in Hazelwood Cemetery in Grinnel, Iowa. His daughter Cora Mae Goforth McKenna was my grandmother. His wife Freelove Tripp Goforth had a brother in the 22nd Iowa. I would like to hear from anyone who has genealogical information on the Goforth or Tripp families.  tpmckenna@stoweaccess.com
Grotegut, Frederick , 8th Iowa Infantry, Co. G Marilyn J Warnke Wants to correspond with other descendants for this regiment or soldier
Grover, Amos , 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Damon Pritchett
Hall, Wm. N, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Diane Ballman
Margaret Munson
Hammond, James Q, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Joan Achille
Harshbarger, Henry H , 36th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Geo. B Carpenter
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Haskins, John J , 5th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Loanne Livesay Rebuck
Hays, George W, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F.  Enlisted by Capt. Head on August 1, 1861 at Iowa City, Iowa.  Wounded Oct 4, 1862 at the battle of Corinth.   Discharged January 29, 1863 at the United States General Hospital, Keokuk, Iowa.  Died June 5, 1900 at Agra, Kansas.  Funeral service conducted by the G.A.R.  Service was preformed by B.F. Randall, Chaplin Agra Post No. 357.  Buried on the family homestead now known as the old Hugunin Cemetery in Phillips County, Kansas.  Charles K. Hays
Henderson, Daniel W , 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co. H Duane Coon
Hendricks, Frederick, 40th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Jan Arends  
Hillman, John, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. C Paul Maslak
Holden, George Richard , 12th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Greta Thompson
Hopper, William Franklin,  24th Iowa Infantry, Co. G Sheryl (Mason) Reynolds 
Howard, Martin , 14th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Bruce Julseth
Hoy, Thomas H , 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. A Rickie Bickle
Hudson, John W , 5th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Ann Smothers
Hudson (aka Huston), Joseph W, 2nd Iowa Cavalry, Co. H/Co. I Ann Smothers
Hudson, Lewis Hensley , 40th Iowa Infantry, Co C Ann Smothers
Huffman, Levi H, 4th Iowa Cavalry, Co. H Carl Fulk
Hull, Henry H, 13th Iowa Infantry, Co. G Marji Turner 
Hutchinson, Smith S, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Richard S. Hutchinson
Irons, John Thomas, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Carol Gottsch
Kellogg, Charles Frast, (aka Charles F. Dunham) 21st Iowa Infantry, Company C.  Read a biography by clicking here See link for researcher contact information
Kennedy, James T, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I James T Kennedy
Kennedy, Joseph C, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I James T Kennedy
Kerr, Wesley, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Vic Villont
Kinley, Daniel R , 6th Iowa Infantry, Co. A.  (Son of Frederick, step-brother of Oliver C) MaryAlice Schwanke
Kinley, Frederick , 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I (Father of Daniel R and Oliver C) MaryAlice Schwanke
Pam Duimstra  
Kinley, Isaac H , 3rd Iowa Cavalry, Co. B MaryAlice Schwanke
Kinley, Oliver C , 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I.  (son of Frederick, step-brother of Daniel R) MaryAlice Schwanke
Kinney, John L, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co H   More information Todd Williams
Kopp, Jacob Fredrick, 25th Iowa Infantry, Co. A M Lee McCann  
Krager (Kroeger), Theodore, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. C and H Rod Madsen
Krouse, John G , 14th IA Infantry, Co. B and 9th IA Cavalry, Co. K Gene Steyne
Kuder, Benjamin Corson , 39th IA Infantry, Co E Cherilyn Haworth
Lang, John C, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Charles R Jones
Lawson, John H , 3rd Iowa Cavalry, Co. D Jim Lawson
Lee, Asa R, 32nd Iowa Infantry, Co H, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps S M Storjohann
Leming (Leaming), Elisha, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. A Gregory Leaming  
Lindley, George G, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Larry W. Brown
Lingo, Milton , 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co. G Jeffry Burden
Mardis, Samuel, 15th Iowa Infantry Jean Hurst
Marling, Aaron , 9th Iowa Cavalry, Co. D Jeffry Burden
Marling, John Q, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Jeffry Burden
Marling, Samuel , 22nd Iowa Infantry, Co. G   22nd Iowa Website Jeffry Burden 
Marshall, Clayton L , 39th Iowa Infantry, Co G Peter Sleeth
Marshall, Collin , 39th Iowa Infantry, Co G Peter Sleeth
Marshall, Miles C , 39th Iowa Infantry, Co G Peter Sleeth
Mason, Albert A, 24th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Sheryl (Mason) Reynolds 
McBride, Martin 'L W' , 11th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Kent McBride
McCalla, William H, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Dr. John N. Redwine
McCord, Commodore Perry, (C. P.), 23rd Iowa Infantry, Co K, (Silas’s Uncle), C.P. is the half-brother of Silas’s Mother – Catherine McCord Born: 10/10/1826 in Clermont Co, Ohio Moved to Iowa in 1850 Married to Sarah Elizabeth Smith on 1/12/1851 Enlisted in Co K 23rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/14/1862 Seriously wounded at Black River Bridge on 5/17/1863 Left leg amputated – discharged on 8/13/1863 Died on 10/2/1886 in Nevada Iowa Edward Fisher
McCormick, Albert Ulp (Veteran), 1st Iowa Cavalry, Co. H. Enlisted at 24, residence Albia, Monroe county, Iowa (nativity PA), June 13, 1861 as 1st Sergeant.  Mustered Aug 3, 1861. Promoted 2nd Lieutenant July 10, 1862; First Lieutenant Feb. 13, 1863; Captain April 21, 1865.  Mustered out Feb 15, 1866 in Austin, TX.  Resided in Chariton, Lucas county, Iowa.  Died in Los Angeles, CA in 1892.  He was the son of Dr Robert McCormick of Chariton. James C McCormick, Jr.
McCullough, William L,9th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Amanda Ihde
Mitchell, James, 6th Iowa Infantry, Co. F.  Born December 2, 1828 in Monroe county, died in St Louis, MO on September 6, 1861. Mitchell Family
Morris, Stephen, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. K and I Don Wilson  
Morrow, William W , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. C Clifford Lee Brown
Myers, Delano , 33rd Iowa Infanty, Co. G and 34th Iowa Infantry, Co. F  Contact
Myrie (Myrick), Perry, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Tammy Kuhn  
New, Stephen Foster (wife is Lucey Ramay), 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. G Dave, Dan& Douglas King 
Newson, Edward, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Barbara Lovera 
Norris, John N,  4th Iowa Cavalry, Co. E Marilyn Holmes
Osborn, Noah,  10th Iowa Infantry, Co. E Jamie Branson
Osborn, Robert H,  6th Iowa Infantry, Co. C, Age 24 Layerba Ohio Enlisted July 4 1861 Killed in action May 28, 1864 Dallas Ga. Spouse, Emily Osborn.    Michelle Has letters from Robert
Peer, Henry, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Twylah Lemargie   
Perry, Harrison W, 27th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Dennis Heth 
Perteuch, Andrew, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Janelle O'Rourke
Pierson, Archibald, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. B Jeffrey L. Vaillant
Poole, Ewalt , 35th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Kevan Chown
Preston, Thomas,  20th Iowa Infantry, Co. C, Musician, lost in Mississippi River  PRESTON BLOG Stephen W Smith
Raner, William W, 16th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Marji Turner  
Read, George , 1st Iowa Cavalry, Co. D Mike Read
Read, John , 34th Iowa Infantry, Co. G & H Mike Read
Read, Thomas , 4th Iowa Cavalry, Co. I Mike Read
Read, Zachariah Samuel , 1st Iowa Cavalry, Co. D Mike Read
Ream, Benjamin, 7th Infantry, Co. C., 2nd Lt.  Died in cairo, IL on 22 November 1861 Rene Tyree
Rice, Elliott Warren , 7th Iowa Infantry, Co. C Richard A Rice
Rice, Samuel Allen , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Brigadier General Richard A Rice
Rippey, Matthew J, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I; killed at
Champion's Hill, MS on May 16, 1863 
Marilyn Bridge Brown
Carolyn Dennis
Ritner, Isaac, 33rd Iowa Infantry Charles F Larimer
Ritner, Jacob, 1st Iowa Infantry, Co F; 25th Iowa Infantry, Co B, Captain Charles F Larimer
Ritner, Judson, 25th Iowa Infantry Charles F Larimer
Roberts, Eli, 3rd Iowa Cavalry, Co E  Charles Hamilton
Rose, Thomas M,  20th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Richard Rose
Rose, Warren, 15th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Dr. Rose
Runyan, William S, 10th Iowa Infantry  1863 discharge  1865 discharge Judy Runyan Henriksen
Rutherford, John, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. A Robert C. Kurp
Robert C Kurp Jr 
Sampson, Askel S. , 21st Iowa Infantry, Co. A Carrie Tollefson
Sampson, Ezekiel Silas, 5th Iowa Infantry, Co F, Lt Colonel Charles F Larimer
Sanders, Franklin A, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. I Elaine Johnson
Clyde Sanders
Satchel, Nicholas, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Ida Johnston
Alice Johnston Mendes
Scott, Benjamin G, 32nd Iowa Infantry, Non-Commissioned Staff Yolanda Edler
Shaller, Joseph, 6th Iowa Cavalry, Co F, Private, G.A.R., buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Tama Twp., Tama County, Iowa Lula Degase
Shearer, Andrew III (Uncle and Step-father of Silas after Silas’s father Michael is killed in a farm accident), Enlisted: Co E, 36th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/18/1862, Born: 3/9/1819 in Brown Co. Ohio, Came to Wapello Co.Iowa in 1847, Married: Catherine McCord (Shearer) on 5/22/1855, Died of disease on 4/26/1863 in Helena, Arkansas, Buried in National Cemetery, Helena, Arkansas Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Andrew Jackson (Brother of Silas), Enlisted in Co B, 8th Iowa Volunteer Calvary on 7/4/1863, Born: 11/27/1847 in Agency, Iowa, Captured on 7/30/1864 at Newnan, Georgia, Also held at Andersonville, Mustered out on 5/31/1865, Married: Josephine A. Morrissey on 12/10/1878, Died; 2/19/1926 in San Francisco, CA   Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Artemas (Son of Andrew Shearer III and first wife - Nancy Stoops. Step-brother/Cousin of Silas), Enlisted in Co E, 17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 12/24/1863, Born: 3/31/1846 in Marion Co. Indiana, Moved to Wapello Co. Iowa in1847, Taken prisoner at Tilton, Georgia on 10/13/1864, Spent 6 and 1/2 months in Andersonville, Released on 4/28/1865, Mustered out 7/25/1865, Married: Elizabeth Moffet in Iowa in 1874, Married: Catherine Elizabeth Eldridge in Kansas in 1882, Died on 4/25/1928 in Logan, Kansas   Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Bartemus, 17th Iowa Infantry, Co E, (Brother of Silas) Born: 6/3/1845 in Marion Co. Indiana Came to Iowa in 1847 Enlisted: Co E, 17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 3/10/1862, Wounded 10/4/1862 at Corinth Mississippi Promoted to Fourth Sergeant 6/4/1863 Killed in action on 11/25/1863 at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Section D, grave 439 Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Elias Walter, 17th Iowa Infantry, Co E, (Brother of Silas) Born: 1/3/1844 in Marion Co. Indiana Came to Iowa in 1847 Enlisted: Co E, 17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 3/10/1862 Promoted to Third Corporal on 10/20/1863 Promoted to Fifth Sergeant on 12/10/1863 Taken prisoner at Tilton, Georgia on 10/13/1864 Spent 6 and ½ months in Andersonville Mustered out 5/26/1865 Married: Eliza E. Shenkle 9/5/1869 Died: 7/14/1930 Buried in Evergreen Cemetery – Collins, Iowa Edward C Fisher
Shearer, George Marion, 17th Iowa Infantry, Co E, (Cousin of Silas) Born: 10/1837 in Marion Co. Indiana Moved to Iowa after 1850 Enlisted in Co E 17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 3/10/1862 Wounded slightly at Missionary Ridge 11/25/1863 Promoted to First Corporal on 12/10/1863 Taken prisoner at Tilton, Georgia on 10/13/1864 Spent 6 and ½ months in Andersonville Mustered out on 5/26/1865 Died in 1912 Edward C Fisher
Shearer, George Martin, 17th Iowa Infantry, Co E, (Cousin of Silas) Born: 1843 in Marion Co. Indiana Moved to Iowa by 1856 Enlisted in Co E 17th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 3/10/1862 Promoted to Fifth Corporal on 12/4/1862, Fourth Corporal on 6/1/1863 Third Corporal on 7/9/1863 Killed in action on 11/25/1863 at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Section D, grave 438 Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Jacob L, 36th Iowa Infantry, Co H, (Cousin of Silas) Born: 1/1842 in Marion Co. Indiana Moved to Iowa around 1850 Enlisted in Co H 36th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/8/1862 Mustered out on 8/21/1865 Died: 6/4/1912 Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Peter, 36th Iowa Infantry, Co E, (Cousin of Silas) Born: 1825 in Coshocton Co, Ohio Moved to Indiana by 1830 and later to Iowa by 1860 Enlisted in Co E 36th Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/18/1862 Promoted to Sixth Corporal on 1/31/1863 and Fifth Corporal on 9/20/1863 Taken prisoner on 4/25/1864 at Mark’s Mill, Arkansas Died of disease 7/10/1864 at Tyler, Texas Buried in National Cemetery, Alexandria, LA. Section 30, grave 33 Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Silas Igo, PVT, 23rd Iowa Infantry, Co K.  I am a descendant of Silas Igo Shearer who served in the 23rd. He was from Rhodes Iowa (near Collins). His letters have been published as “Dear Companion” by my mother’s cousin (Harold Brinkman). I have and will be doing research on all of the Shearers involvement during the Civil War. Silas lost two brothers in battle, lost his uncle and brother in law to disease, and had three other brothers captured (all were in Andersonville but survived). Edward will correspond with other's researching Silas and his family.  Born: 1/11/1838 in Marion Co. Indiana Came to Iowa in 1847 Married: Elizabeth Jane Shenkle on 11/3/1859 Enlisted: Co K, 23rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/12/1862 Promoted to Fifth Sergeant 6/1/1865 Mustered out 7/26/1865 Died on 3/5/1915 Buried in Evergreen Cemetery – Collins, Iowa Edward C Fisher
Shearer, Simeon S, 2nd Iowa Infantry, Co K, (Brother of Silas) Born: 12/30/1840 in Marion Co. Indiana Came to Iowa in 1847 Enlisted: Co. K 2nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 5/6/1861 Promoted to Fourth Corporal on 9/20/1861 Severely wounded in thigh 2/15/1862 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee Died of wounds 3/25/1862 Buried in Mound City U.S. Military Cemetery, Cairo, Illinois Edward C Fisher
Sheilds, Frank, 4th Iowa Cavalry, Co F Relative
Shull, Benj. F, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Bob Hamilton  
Shenkle, Isaac Nelson, 23rd Iowa Infantry, Co K  (Brother of Elizabeth Jane and Eliza E. Shenkle – Brother-in law of Silas) Born: 6/3/1845 in Marion Co, Indiana Moved to Iowa in 1856 Enlisted in Co K 23rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry on 8/4/1862 Died of disease and buried in Young’s Point, Louisiana on 6/28/1863 Edward Fisher
Spaur (aka Spawr), Valentine L , 14th Iowa Infantry, Co. C Laurel Busch 
Spencer, Griffith R, 2nd Iowa Calvary, Co. A Relative
Stacy, Jonas, 9th Iowa Infantry, Co B Kent Gebhard
Stebler, Jacob, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. H and K Don A Sweet  
Stephenson, Noah P, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. C David J Ryan  
Stout, Stephen G, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Kim W. Day
Sturdivant, James K, 8th Iowa Infantry, Co F David Davenport He is interested in corresponding with anyone who has letters or diaries for this regiment, he is writing a book.
Swendson, Reier (aka Robert Swenson), 7th Iowa Cavalry, Co. H Michelle Caveney
Sylvester, Levy Spencer, 8th Iowa Infantry, survived Andersonville Cindy Stiles
Talkington, Peter N, 8th Iowa Cavalry, Co. F N Dale Talkington
Tharp, Wilford D   , 15th Iowa Infantry, Co. H Jim Lawson
Utter, Albert W,12th Iowa Infantry, Co. C Mike
Walmut, Joseph, 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. D Jeanette Golden Cameron
Weatherson, Luke, 26th Iowa Infantry, Co. K Tammy Wild
Werhan, Julius,  16th US Infantry, Co. A (Regulars) Doris Render
Widner, Jas., 10th Iowa Infantry, Co. F Jim Widener  
Wilcox, William Vance, 8th IA Cavalry, Co H, Bugler B C "Bud" Hopkins
Willey, Damon W , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co I Charles Tolman
Willey, Nathaniel D T , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co I Charles Tolman
Woolard, James F , 33rd Iowa Infantry, Co. B Heather Jenkins