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in the War of the Rebellion
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Company "A"

Freeman, Jeremiah. Age 21. Residence Marion, nativity Michigan. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Missing in action April 4, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Returned to company Aug. 8, 1862. Promoted Eighth Corporal Oct. 1, 1862; Sixth Corporal Dec. 1, 1862; Fifth Corporal March 8, 1863; Third Corporal June 15 1863; Second Corporal Oct. 10, 1863. Wounded in foot Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn. Discharged July 16, 1864, Rossville, Ga., expiration of term of service. See company A, Eighth Iowa Infantry.

Company "B"

Fitch, William C. (Veteran.) Age 22. Residence Hopeville, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Third Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Second Corporal Oct. 10, 1861; First Corporal Jan. 10 1862; Fifth Sergeant May 1, 1863. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Wounded slightly in leg and arm June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga. Promoted Fourth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Ford, Harvey. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Chariton, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Seventh Corporal July 1, 1862; Sixth Corporal Oct. 14, 1862; Fourth Corporal May 1, 1863. Wounded in right arm Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn. Promoted First Corporal Jan. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Wounded. Right forefinger amputated July 22, 1864, Atlanta, Ga. Promoted Fourth Sergeant Aug. 4, 1864; First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865; Second Lieutenant Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Frankhouser, Daniel. (Veteran.) Age 23. Residence Corydon, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as First Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Fifth Sergeant Jan. 10, 1862; Fourth Sergeant May 1, 1863; Third Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted Second Sergeant Aug. 4, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Freeman, Edward B. Age 28. Residence Albia, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted April 7, 1862. Mustered July 17, 1862. Promoted Second Lieutenant April 7, 1862, from Second Sergeant, company E. Resigned June 11, 1862.

Company "C"

Fetterman, John M. Age 19. Residence Des Moines, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted Jan. 1, 1864. Mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred for Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Finefield, Edwin W. Age 23. Residence Iowa City, nativity New York. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Transferred to company G Jan. 1, 1862.

Fleenor, Harrison D. Age 18. Residence Des Moines County, nativity Iowa. Enlisted Dec. 29, 1863. Mustered Jan. 5, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred from Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Company "D"

Flock, George E.  Age 25.  Residence Sharon, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Forkner, Albert.  Rejected June 21, 1861, by Mustering Officer.  See company L, Third Cavalry.

Foster, Thomas.  Age 31.  Residence Wells Mills, nativity Illinois.   Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  promoted Fifth Corporal May 1, 1862; Fourth Corporal July 1, 1862; Third Corporal Sept. 3, 1862; Second Corporal March 1, 1863; First Corporal May 1, 1863; Fifth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864.  Wounded in head slightly May 28, 1864, Dallas, Ga.  Promoted Fourth Sergeant Aug. 6, 1864; Third Sergeant May 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Frost, William Henry.  Age 24.  Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged March 6, 1863.  Trandferred from company G.

Company "E"

Forrest, John W.  Age 24.  Residence Albia, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Sept. 18, 1862, for disability.

Forrest, Thomas J.  Rejected July 1, 1861, by Mustering Officer.  See Twenty-second Infantry, company D.

Freeman, Edward.  Age 28.  Residence Albia, nativity Kentucky.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Second Sergeant.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Second Lieutenant company B April 7, 1862.  See company B.

Fullerton, Thomas.  Age 21.  Residence Halfway Prairie, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Died of wounds May 18, 1862, Keokuk, Iowa.

Company "F"

Ford, Abraham.  Age 33.  Residence Osceola, nativity Virginia.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Seventh Corporal Nov. 8, 1862.   Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Ford, Elom.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence Osceola, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Missing April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Wounded July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss.  Wounded in head Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Wounded slightly May 28, 1864, Dallas, Ga.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Fouch, James.  Age 42.  Residence Osceola, nativity Virginia.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged June 4, 1862, Corinth, Miss., for disability.

Company "G"

Finefield, Edwin W.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence Iowa City, nativity New York.  Enlisted July 4, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.   Transferred from company C.

Foote, Perry L.  (Veteran.)  Age 18.  Residence Cedar Bluffs, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861.  Wounded in right thigh April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Ford, George W.  (Veteran.)  Age 18.  Residence Iowa City, nativity Virginia.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded in hand severely June 22, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.  Killed in action Oct. 31, 1864, Cedar Town, Ga.

Fosbury, Eugene R.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Iowa City, nativity New York.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Fracker, Edward G.  Age 24.  Residence Iowa City, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 8, 1861, as Musician.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted First Sergeant July 1, 1862; Second Lieutenant Sept. 4, 1862; First Lieutenant Feb. 18, 1863.  Resigned Nov. 29, 1864.

Fracker, William B.  Age 18.  Residence Iowa City, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 8, 1861, as Fourth Corporal.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Dec. 6, 1862, St. Louis, Mo., for disability.

Frasier, Almon, or Frazee, Almond.  (Veteran.) Age 18.  Residence Copi, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Frost, William Henry.  Age 24.  Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.   Transferred to company D.

Company "H"

Fithian, Daniel P.  Age 18.  Residence Keokuk, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Seventh Corporal Dec. 15, 1861.  Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Promoted Second Corporal March 1, 1863.  Mustered out July 16, 1865, Louisville, Ky., expiration of term of service.

Fitz Henry, Daniel.  (Veteran.)  Age 38.  Residence Carthage, Ill., nativity Canada.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861. Taken prisoner and paroled April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded slightly in shoulder April 28, 1864, Dallas, Ga.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Fox, John.  (Veteran.)  Age 43.  Residence Keokuk, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861, as Fourth Corporal.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted First Corporal Dec. 10, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Free, George W.  Age 34.  Residence Van Buren County, nativity New York. Enlisted Jan. 24, 1865.  Mustered Jan. 24, 1865.  Mustered out June 19, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Fulton, Henry.  Age 28.  Residence Wapello, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Transferred from band Aug. 16, 1862.  Discharged Jan. 5, 1863, for disability.  See company I.

Company "I"

Fales, Warren M.  Age 21.  Residence Burlington, nativity New York.   Enlisted July 12, 1861, as Fourth Sergeant.  Mustered July 18, 1861.   Promoted Third Sergeant July 22, 1861; Second Sergeant Oct. 1, 1861; First Sergeant Dec. 24, 1861.  Discharged March 6, 1863, for disability.

Fleming, Charles.  (Veteran.)  Age 18.  Residence Burlington, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Fourth Corporal Dec. 30, 1863; Third Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Fourth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865.  Wounded March 23, 1865.   Died of wounds April 20, 1865. Buried in New Cemetery, Newburn, N. C.  No. 90, plat 12, grave 2158.

Fulton, Henry.  Age 28.  Residence Wapello, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Transferred to Regimental Band Nov. 24, 1861.  Returned to company Jan. 16, 1862.   Re-transferred to Band.  Returned to company H Aug. 16, 1862.  See company H.

Company "K"

Ferree or Furry, Franklin M.  Age 18.  Residence New London, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  No further record.

Ferree, John C.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Lockridge, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Sixth Corporal Jan. 2, 1863.  Wounded in right knee July 6, 1863, Jones' Ford Miss.   Wounded in hand Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Promoted Fourth Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded slightly May 13, 1864, Resaca, Ga.  Promoted Third Corporal Jan. 1, 1865.   Discharged July 18, 1865, Indianapolis, Ind.

Fightmaster, William.  Age 21.  Residence Sweet Home, nativity Missouri.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Frasher, Thomas.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Sweet Home, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded slightly Aug. 14, 1864, near Atlanta, Ga.   Deserted Nov. 11, 1864.


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