2flags.gif (3096 bytes) 6th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
in the War of the Rebellion
2flags.gif (3096 bytes)

button-sm.gif (1265 bytes) Roster and Record button-sm.gif (1265 bytes)


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  Mc  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Company "A"

Gibson, James W. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Marion, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Wagoner Jan. , 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Gillespie, James. Age 19. Residence Lyons, nativity New York. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Jan. 12, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Glover, Crawford. Rejected July 1, 1861, by mustering Officer. See company A, Thirty-Seventh Infantry.

Golding, Charles T. Age 23. Residence Newport, nativity Connecticut. Appointed Second Lieutenant Nov. 1, 1861. Mustered Nov. 1, 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant April 12, 1862; Captain July 3, 1863. Mustered out Oct. 26, 1864, expiration of term of service. See company G.

Graham, Allen. Age 27. Died of typhoid fever Jan. 26, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Graves, Henry N. Age 25. Residence Marion, nativity New York. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Fifth Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. promoted Fourth Corporal Nov. 1, 1861; Third Corporal Dec. 1, 1861. Died of typhoid fever Feb. 11, 1862, Syracuse, Mo.

Gray, Addison D. Age 20. Residence Marion, nativity Iowa. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. No further record.

Gray, George A. Age 33. Residence Marion, nativity Pennsylvania. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Third Sergeant. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Second Sergeant Nov. 1, 1861; First Sergeant Dec. 1, 1861. Discharged March 1, 1862, Syracuse, Mo., for disability. See company H, Twentieth Iowa Infantry.

Gray, Hosea W. Age 45. Residence Marion, nativity Pennsylvania. Appointed Captain April 26, 1861. Mustered July 17, 18611. Resigned Dec. 3, 1861.

Grundy, John. Age 21. Residence Spring Grove, nativity Michigan. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Jan. 1, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Gruver, Marion. Age 18. Residence Wheatland, nativity Iowa. Enlisted Jan. 14, 1865. Mustered Jan. 14, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. See company I, Twenty-sixth Iowa Infantry.

Gunn, John A. Age 43. Residence Marion, nativity Virginia. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Eighth Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Seventh Corporal Nov. 1, 1861; Sixth Corporal Dec. 1, 1861. Wounded in leg April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Promoted Third Corporal July 1, 1862; Second Corporal Jan. 15, 1863. Discharged March 7, 1863, for chronic diarrhoea. See company K, Ninth Cavalry.

Company "B"

Gardner, Lambert B. Age 21. Residence Chariton, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Dec. 2, 1861, La Mine Crossing, Mo. See company D, Twenty-third Iowa Infantry.

Godfrey, Edwin R. Age 24. Residence Hopeville, nativity New York. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Missing July 1, 1863, near Jackson, Miss. Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Gordon, Newton J. (Veteran.) Age 24. Residence Osceola, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Killed in action June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.

Grant, Jesse J. Age 34. Residence Wayne, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted Aug. 23, 1862. Mustered Aug. 23, 1862. Discharged Oct. 16, 1863, for promotion. See Field and Staff, Ninth Cavalry.

Griggs, Charles H. Age 21. Residence Hopeville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Killed in action July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss.

Company "C"

Gahagan, Stephen J. Age 21. Residence Burlington, nativity Ireland. Enlisted Dec. 30, 1864. Mustered Jan. 1, 1865. Promoted Captain from Fifth Sergeant of company E Dec. 30, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Garn, Leonard. Age 31. Residence Eldora, nativity England. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Eighth Corporal May 1, 1862; Seventh Corporal July 1, 1862; Sixth Corporal Aug. 14, 1862. Missing; taken prisoner July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss. Died April 26, 1864, Andersonville, Ga. Buried in Andersonville National Cemetery, grave 750.

Goodwin, Joseph L. L. Age 29. Residence Lovilia, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Transferred to company E.

Gummere, Currency A. (Veteran.) Age 18. Residence Hamilton, Ill., nativity Ohio. Enlisted Aug. 7, 1861. Mustered Aug. 7, 1861. Wounded in left breast, ball passing through body and shoulder April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted Fifth Sergeant. Wounded June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga. Discharged June 28, 1865, Louisville, Ky., for disability.

Guthrie, Robert W. Age 22. Residence Webster City, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered Jauly 17, 1861. Discharged Jan. 2, 1861, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Company "D"

Gale, Alonzo F.  Age 17.  Residence Johns, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted March 30, 1864.  Mustered April 30, 1864.  Killed in action July 22, 1864, Atlanta, Ga.

Gelan, Nicholas.  Age 29.  Residence Centerville, nativity Belgium. Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 15, 1863; Benton Barracks, Mo.

Gladfielder, David.  Age 20.  Residence Moravia, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Seventh Corporal May 1, 1862; Fifth Corporal July 1, 1862; Fourth Corporal Sept. 3, 1862; Third Corporal March 1, 1863; Second Corporal May 1, 1863.  Killed Nov. 25, 1863.   Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.  Section H, grave 89.

Green, Oliver S.  Age 30.  Residence Appanoose County, nativity Illinois.   Enlisted March 29, 1864.  Mustered April 14, 1864.  Wounded June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Griffith, George B.  Age 18.  Residence Centerville, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 17, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Company "E"

Gahagan, Stephen J.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence Burlington, nativity Ireland.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Fifth Sergeant Nov. 27, 1861.  Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Wounded in neck severely Nov. 25,  1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted Captain of company C Dec. 30, 1864.  See company C.  Transferred from company K.

Gilbert, Francis.  Age 20.  Residence LaGrange, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Aug. 17, 1863, Oak Ridge, Miss., for disability.  See company G, Forty-sixth Iowa Infantry.  

Gilbert, Ira W.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence LaGrange, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded in side Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Promoted Second Corporal Jan. 1, 1865; First Corporal Jan. 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Gilmore, Alfred B.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence New London, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Musician.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  Transferred from company K.

Goodwin, Joseph L. L.  Age 29.  Residence Lovilia, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted July 4, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Transferred from company E.  Discharged Jan. 2, 1862, Jefferson City, Mo., for disability.

Company "F"

Gardner, Elihu.  Age 31.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Second Sergeant.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Discharged Nov. 13, 1863, on account of wounds.

Garner, Thomas F.  Age 33.  Residence Edenburg, Mo., nativity Kentucky.   Enlisted June 14, 1862.  Mustered June 14, 1862.  Taken prisoner May 28, 1864.  Paroled.  Mustered out June 14, 1865, Davenport, Iowa.

Glenn, Samuel P.  Age 35.  Residence Osceola, nativity Illinois.   Appointed Captain May 28, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Resigned May 30, 1862.

Gray, Thomas P.  Age 21.  Residence Smyrna, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss.   Died of typhoid fever Sept. 22, 1863, Camp Sherman, Miss.

Gregg, Isaac.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted Aug. 30, 1862.  Mustered Sept. 10, 1862.  Wounded in head Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Wounded slightly May 28,, 1864, Dallas, Ga.   Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 15, 1864.  Discharged Jan. 18, 1865, for disability.

Grimes, John T.  Age 23.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.  Appointed Second Lieutenant May 28, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Promoted First Lieutenant June 1, 1862.  Killed in action June 15, 1864, Big Shanty, Ga.

Gutches, George.  (Veteran.)  Age 33.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Fifer.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "G"

Gallagher, Robert.  Age 39.  Residence Elgin, nativity Ireland.   Enlisted Aug. 6, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 6, 1861.  Died March 1, 1865.   Buried in National Cemetery, Newberne, N. C.  Plat 32, grave 2099.

Gardner, John.  Age 21.  Residence Greencastle, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 8, 1861, as Fifer.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Fifth Corporal Jan. 10, 1862; First Corporal May 1, 1862; Fourth Sergeant Dec. 1, 1862; Third Sergeant May 1, 1863.  Wounded in right hand severely Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.   Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga., expiration of term of service.

Gillett, Stephen.  Age 26.  Residence Cedar Bluffs, nativity Michigan.   Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga., expiration of term of service.

Gobin, Cornelius N.  (Veteran.)  Age 18.  Residence Solon, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Deserted at Camp Smyrna Ga.

Golding, Charles T.  Age 23.  Residence Newport, nativity Connecticut.   Enlisted July 8, 1861, as Fifth Corporal.  Mustered July 18, 1861. Promoted Second Lieutenant company A Nov. 1, 1861.  See company A.

Gould, David.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Deserted in face of enemy May 28, 1864.

Gould, Henry.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Gould, Henry H.  Age 20.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Illinois.   Enlisted Aug. 16, 1861.  Mustered Aug. 16, 1861.  Died of typhoid pneumonia Jan. 10, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Gould, William.  Age 22.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 18, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged April 24, 1862, Iowa City, Iowa, for disability.

Green, Daniel W.  Age 18.  Residence Muscatine County, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted Feb. 29, 1864.  Mustered March 1, 1864.  Wounded severely in left hip Aug. 2, 1864, Atlanta, Ga.  Discharged Dec. 8, 1864, for disability.

Green, John A.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 8, 1861. Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Green, William F.  (Veteran.)  Age 19.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted Sept. 9, 1861. Mustered Sept. 9, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "H"

Galland, Washington.  Age 34.  Residence Montrose, nativity Iowa.   Appointed Captain May 16, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Resigned June 20, 1862.

Geer, Henry K.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence Montrose, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted Second Corporal July 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Goodnough, Rufus.  Age 45.  Residence Montrose.  Appointed First Lieutenant May 16, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861. Resigned Oct. 13, 1861.

Groot, James P.  Age 38.  Residence Schenectady, N. Y.  Nativity New York.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861. Mustered out Aug. 31, 1861, St. Louis, Mo.

Company "K"

Gahagan, Stephen J.  (Veteran.)  Residence Burlington, nativity Ireland.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Transferred to company E.

Gallagher, William.  (Veteran.)  Age 22.  Residence Rome, nativity Ireland.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded severely in hand and arm.  Left arm amputated June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.  Discharged July 19, 1865, Keokuk, Iowa, for disability.

Gandy, George W.  Age 34.  Residence Bloomfield, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted Feb. 15, 1864.  Mustered Feb. 15, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  See company F, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Garrett, Joseph.  Age 18.  Residence Mount Pleasant, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 9, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Gilmore, Alfred B.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence New London, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Sixth Corporal Dec. 1, 1862; Fifth Corporal Jan. 2, 1863.

Grant, Pleasant F.  Age 19.  Residence Rome, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 1, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.  See company E, Eighth Cavalry.

Gregg, James M.  Age 18.  Residence Glasgow, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted Feb. 27, 1864.  Mustered Feb. 27, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  Transferred from Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Grim, John M.  Age 18.  Residence Hillsboro, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded in thigh and arm slightly Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.


Transcribed by Linda Suarez
from the Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers, Vol. I

1998, 1999 by Linda Suarez solely for the use and benefit of
The IAGenWeb Project, a part of The USGenWeb Project
Background & Civil War Button Graphics 1998 by Sue Soden