Iowa in the Civil War

 

copyrightę2005 Norma Jennings 

19th Infantry

    In response to the call for "Six Hundred Thousand more" made in 1862, Iowa sent out eighteen regiments, the first of which was the Nineteenth Infantry. 

    This regiment was organized in August at Keokuk, Iowa

    The following is a roster of the original organization.

            FIELD AND STAFF OFFICERS

Colonel..........................................BENJAMIN CLARK
Lieut. Colonel................................SAMUEL MCFARLAND
Major............................................DANIEL KENT
Adjutant........................................GRANVILLE G. BENNETT
Quartermaster...............................JOSEPH H. DOWNING
Surgeon........................................PHILIP HARVEY
Assist. Surgeons...........................LEWIS M. SLOANAKER
                                                    DENNISON A. HURST
Quartermaster Sergeant................JAMES BENNETT
Commissary Sergeant...................FRANCES A. HITCHCOCK
Hospital Steward..........................THOS. B. BELL
Drum Major.................................GEO. H. BERRY
Fife Major....................................JAMES PAYNE
Chaplain.......................................DENNIS MURPHY
Sergeant Major............................CHAS. B. BUCKINGHAM