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in the War of the Rebellion
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Company "A"

Kellogg, David. Age 21. Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted March 3, 1862. Mustered May 13, 1862. Died of disease July 6, 1862, Moscow, Tenn.

Kellogg, Isaac. Age 23. Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted March 24, 1862. Mustered May 12, 1862. Died of disease Aug. 16, 1862, Memphis, Tenn.

Kellogg, William. Age 29. Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted March 11, 1862. Mustered May 13, 1862. Promoted Eighth Corporal June 1, 1863; Seventh Corporal June 15, 1863. Killed in action Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.

Kemple, James. (Veteran.) Age 24. Residence Marion, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Kemple, Leonard F. Age 33. Residence Marion, nativity Kentucky. Enlisted Sept. 14, 1861. Mustered Sept. 14, 1861. Missing in action April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Returned to company Aug. 27, 1862. Discharged April 7, 1863, St. Louis, Mo., for disability.

Kerr, James N. Age 18. Residence Marion, nativity Missouri. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Feb. 28, 1862, Tipton, Mo., for disability.

Kinley, Daniel. (Veteran.) Age 19. Residence Marion, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Second Corporal Jan. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted First Corporal June 3, 1864; Fourth Sergeant April 30, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "B"

Kanis, Michael. Age 28. Residence Hopeville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Sept. 4, 1861. Mustered Sept. 4, 1861. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps. Mustered out Sept. 7, 1864, at Washington, D. C., as Michael Karns.

Kent, Elijah J. Age 21. Residence Hopeville, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Oct. 15, 1861, Syracuse, Mo., for disability. See company C, Tweny-ninth Iowa Infantry.

Keplinger, John H. Age 21. Residence Hopeville, nativity Illinois. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Second Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Ketchum, Alonzo. (Veteran.) Age 24. Residence Hopeville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Eighth Corporal July 1, 1862; Seventh Corporal Oct. 14, 1862; Fifth Corporal May 1, 1863; Second Corporal Jan. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted First Corporal Aug. 4, 1864; Third Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Knotts, Lemuel G. Age 21. Residence Clarke County, nativity Virginia. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Discharged July 16, 1864. Reported died May 19, 1862, and buried at Oxford, Miss.

Company "C"

Kellogg, James. Age 25. Residence Albia, nativity Illinois. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Wounded in right forearm April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Discharged Aug. 15, 1862, Keokuk, Iowa.

Kellogg, Solomon. Age 23. Residence Albia, nativity Illinois. Enlisted June 22, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Transferred to company E.

Knight, Russell T. Age 27. Residence Chapin, nativity New Hampshire. Enlisted July 4, 1861, as Third Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Second Corporal Sept. 21, 1861; First Corporal March 1, 1861; Fifth Sergeant May 1, 1862; Fourth Sergeant July 1, 1862. Died Dec. 22, 1862, Yockona Creek, Miss. Buried in Union National Cemetery, Corinth, Miss. Section A, grave 253.

Knoles, Joseph J. G. Age 20. Residence Fontaine, nativity Canada. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Sept. 1, 1862, Memphis, Tenn., for disability.

Company "D"

Ketterman, Nicholas.  Age 20.  Residence Belle Air, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted June 25, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Oct. 12, 1861, Jefferson City, Mo.

Kuhns, Peter.  Age 22.  Residence Appanoose County, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted Oct. 19, 1861.  Mustered Oct. 19, 1861.  Wounded in right arm.   Arm amputated April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Discharged Sept. 27, 1862.

Company "E"

Kellogg, Solomon.  Age 23.  Residence Albia, nativity Illinois.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Died from wounds Sept. 5, 1862, Keokuk, Iowa.  Joined from company C.

Kelsey, Calvin.  Age 29.  Residence Albia, nativity New York.  Appointed First Lieutenant July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  See company I, Eighth Iowa Infantry.

Kemper, Matthew W.  (Veteran.)  Age 25.  Residence Iconium, nativity Virginia.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.  Died Nov. 8, 1864, Keokuk, Iowa.  Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa.

Key, John H.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence Wapello, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Transferred from company I as First Sergeant.  Wounded in shoulder severely Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 15, 1864.  Wounded severely June 15, 1864, Big Shanty, Ga.  Promoted First Lieutenant Dec. 30, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  See company I.

Kills, Hilas L.  Age 18.  Residence LaGrange, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1863, Shiloh, Tenn.   Died from wounds April 26, 1862, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Buried in Spring Grove National Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Section A, grave 138.

Kimble, Benjamin F.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence Albia, nativity Illinois.  Enlisted Oct. 15, 1861.  Mustered Oct. 15, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted Fourth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Knight, Jonathon S.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Albia, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Seventh Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted Fifth Corporal Jan. 1, 1865.  Missing in action; taken prisoner March 24, 1865, near Goldsboro, S. C.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "F"

Kennedy, Edwin R.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Third Sergeant Jan. 13, 1862; First Sergeant July 1, 1862.  Wounded in left leg Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 15, 1864.   Promoted Captain June 29, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Kennedy, Liberty H.  Age 24.  Residence Smyrna, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted Nov. 19, 1861.  Mustered Nov. 19, 1861.  Killed in action Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.   Section D, grave 99.

Kirkpatrick, Thomas H.  (Veteran.)  Age 26.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Fifth Sergeant Nov. 8, 1862; Fourth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted First Sergeant Aug. 5, 1864; Second Lieutenant July 28, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Kling, John W.  (Veteran.)  Age 24.  Residence Osceola, nativity Pannsylvania.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Second Corporal.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 15, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Kyte, Francis M.  (Veteran.)  Age 22.  Residence Osceola, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Seventh Corporal.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Fourth Sergeant July 1, 1862.  Wounded July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss.  Promoted Third Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted First Lieutenant Aug. 5, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "G"

Kibler, Aaron.  (Veteran.)  Age 21.  Residence Windham, nativity New York.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Deserted Camp Smyrna, Ga., Nov. 11, 1864.

Company "H"

Kight, Harvey.  (Veteran.)  Age 19.  Residence Palmyra, nativity Iowa.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Klenfer, Adam.  Age 20.  Residence Hamilton, nativity Germany.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 11, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Knuck, George.  Age 21.  Residence Franklin, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Killed in action April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.

Company "I"

Keever, John.  Age 24.  Residence Toolesboro, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Eighth Corporal Dec. 24, 1861.   Discharged Jan. 12, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Key, David.  Age 20.  Residence Wapello, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Killed in action April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. 

Key, John H.  Age 23.  Residence Wapello, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 12, 1861, as Sixth Corporal.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted First Sergeant of company E March 1, 1863.  Transferred to company E.

Kinsey, Plumber P.  Age 20.  Residence Wapello, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Jan. 12, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Kirtland, James N.  (Veteran.)  Age 23.  Residence Chicago, Ill., nativity Illinois.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Died of dropsy March 6, 1865, Chicago, Ill.  Buried in National Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

Klee, Henry.  Age 21.  Residence Wapello, nativity Germany.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga.

Kremer, Westley P.  Age 20.  Residence Palo Alto, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, Roswell, Ga.

Company "K"

Kimes, James.  Age 19.  Residence Hillsboro, nativity Illinois.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Kirkpatrick, Henry H.  Age 22.  Residence Fairfield, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted Dec. 28, 1863.  Mustered Dec. 28, 1863.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.  See company F, Third Cavalry.  See company G, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.


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

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