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Company "A"

Randall, James W. Age 18. Residence Welton, nativity Illinois. Enlisted Nov. 28, 1863. Mustered Nov. 28, 1863. Mustered our July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. See company D, Twenty-sixth Iowa Infantry.

Robbins, Charles. Age 18. Residence Marion, nativity Iowa. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Dec. 30, 1861, La Mine Bridge, Mo., for disability.

Company "B"

Ralph, John. Age 25. Residence Chariton, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged May 12, 1862, St. Louis, Mo.

Rarick, Orin S. (Veteran.) Age 22. Residence Hopeville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Sixth Corporal May 1, 1863; Second Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted First Sergeant Aug. 1, 1864; Captain Dec. 30, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rariden, James. Age 19. Residence Chariton, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Oct. 15, 1861, Syracuse, Mo.

Ridgeway, Lewis B. (Veteran.) Age 25. Residence Osceola, nativity New York. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Roberts, John M. Age 23. Residence Chariton, nativity Tennessee. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged April 22, 11862, Shiloh, Tenn., for disability.

Roney, Graham. Age 22. Residence Chariton, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Wagoner. Mustered July 17, 1861. Died of typhoid fever Dec. 20, 1861, St. Louis, Mo. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Section 51, grave 134.

Ross, Raymond. Age 19. Residence Chariton, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Wounded in back by canister shot April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Discharged Nov. 13, 1862, Memphis, Tenn.

Company "C"

Rathbone, William H. H. Age 20. Residence Waterloo, nativity Indiana. Enlsited June 24, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Drummer Aug. 13, 1862. Died of typhoid fever Feb. 12, 1862, St. Louis, Mo. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Section 38, grave 267.

Reed, George. Age 18. Residence Eldora, nativity Indiana. Enlsited June 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Wounded through the hip severely April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn. Died of wounds April 30, 1862, St. Louis, Mo. Buried in National Cemetery , Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Section 50, grave 87.

Reese, Abraham. Age 18. Residence Des Moines County, nativity Ohio. Enlisted Feb. 22, 1864. Mustered Feb. 29, 1864. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred from Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Richardson, James R. Age 22. Residence LaYerba, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Nov. 14, 1862, Memphis, Tenn., for disability.

Richie, Champ C. Age 26. Residence Eldora, nativity Illinois. Enlisted July 4, 1861, as First Corporal. Mustered July 17, 1861. Left Syracuse, Mo., sick, Oct. 21, 1861. No further record.

Riepe, John H. Age 20. Residence Des Moines County, nativity Germany. Enlisted Dec. 28, 1863. Mustered Dec. 29, 1863. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. See company C, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Roberts, Charles F. Age 21. Residence Maysville, nativity Ohio. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Discharged Jan. 2, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo. See company H, Thirty-second Iowa Infantry.

Rockafellow, Charles A. Age 16. Enlisted Jan. 25, 1865. Mustered Jan. 25, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky. Transferred from company B, Thirtieth Iowa Infantry.

Ross, Milton H. (Veteran.) Age 18. Residence Chapin, nativity Indiana. Enlisted July 4, 1861. Mustered July 17, 1861. Wounded in left forearm July 11, 1863, Jackson, Miss. Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864. Promoted First Sergeant; Second Lieutenant April 1, 1865. Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Russell, Fred O. Age 27. Residence Waterloo, nativity England. Enlisted July 18, 1861. Mustered July 18, 1861. Died of typhoid fever Nov. 2, 1861, Jefferson City, Mo.

Company "D"

Reed, Matthias.  Age 22.  Residence Centerville, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted Jun 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Aug. 9, 1865.

Reynolds, John F.  Age 20.  Residence Appanoose County, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted Oct. 7, 1861.  Mustered Oct. 7, 1861.  Died of disease May 14, 1862, St. Louis, Mo.  Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.   Section 33, grave 70.

Rhodes, William A. E.  Age 23.  Residence Centerville, nativity Ohio.   Appointed Second Lieutenant May 16, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.   Resigned June 1, 1862.

Rice, James J.  Age 25.  Residence Cincinnati, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted Jun 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Riley, James.  Age 19.  Residence Wells' Mills, nativity England.   Enlisted Jun 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Fifth Corporal Jan. 1, 1864; Second Corporal May 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rogers, Alexander C.  Age 26.  Residence Corydon, nativity Kentucky.   Enlisted June 25, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Deserted Nov. 13, 1861.   Enlisted in company F, Second Missouri Cavalry.  Deserted July 16, 1864.

Company "E"

Roberts, Allen.  Age 19.  Residence Lovilia, nativity Iowa.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Discharged Dec. 7, 1861, St. Louis, Mo., for disability.

Roberts, Henry.  (Veteran.)  Age 24.  Residence Lovilia, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861. Promoted Eighth Corporal Jan. 31, 1862; Second Sergeant Sept. 27, 1862.  Wounded in foot, ankle and back slightly Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia.   Promoted First Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865;  Second Lieutenant Jan. 1, 1865.   Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Ramsey, Robert B.  Age 23.  Residence Albia, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Fourth Sergeant Nov. 6, 1861.   Discharged Aug. 20, 1862, Memphis, Tenn., for disability.

Company "F"

Rarick, Abraham C.  Age 28.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as First Sergeant.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Second Lieutenant June 1, 1862.  Wounded July 16, 1863, Jackson, Miss.  Mustered out July 21, 1865.

Rarick, Adam C.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted Sixth Corporal May 1, 1864; Fourth Corporal Aug. 5, 1864; Third Corporal Jan. 1, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rhodes, Jerry.  (Veteran.)  Age 29.  Residence Osceola, nativity Illinois.  Enlisted July 1, 1861, as Fourth Sergeant.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Third Sergeant July 1, 1862; Second Sergeant Jan. 1, 1864.    Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Wounded slightly May 27, 1864, Dallas, Ga.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rife, James C.  Age 18.  Residence Osceola, nativity Virginia.  Enlisted Aug. 31, 1862.  Mustered Sept. 15, 1862.  Mustered out July 16, 1864, expiration of term of service.

Rife, Joseph H.  Age 40.  Residence Osceola, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted Aug. 30, 1862.  Mustered Sept. 11, 1862.  Died March 26, 1863, La Grange, Tenn.

Rife, William M.  Age 18.  Residence Clarke County, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted March 31, 1864.  Mustered March 31, 1864.  Wounded July 22, 1864, Atlanta, Ga.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Romine or Ramine, Alfred G.  Age 20.  Residence Ottawa, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Missing in action April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Enlisted in company A, Second Colorado Cavalry; assigned to company M.  Mustered out Sept. 14, 1865.

Ruley, Jasper N.  Age 27.  Residence Osceola, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted Aug. 22, 1862.  Mustered Sept. 9, 1862.  Died of consumption Dec. 28, 1863, Osceola, Iowa.

Company "G"

Ramsey, Benjamin.  Age 24.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Died of disease Dec. 4, 1861, near Bolivar, Tenn.

Reedy, George.  Age 23.  Residence Iowa City, nativity Germany.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Died of wounds, Mound City, Ill.

Richardson, George S.  (Veteran.)  Age 22.  Residence Dayton, nativity Missouri.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded and taken prisoner April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Paroled and returned to company Jan. 3, 1863.  Promoted Sixth Corporal May 1, 1863; Fifth Corporal June 2, 1863; Second Corporal Jan. 1, 1864.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.  Promoted First Sergeant March 1, 1865.  Wounded March 25, 1865.  Promoted Second Lieutenant May 4, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Richardson, William A.  Age 20.  Residence Dayton, nativity Missouri.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Promoted Fifth Corporal May 1, 1862; Second Corporal May 1, 1863.  Wounded in leg Nov. 25, 1863.  Leg amputated Nov. 25, 1863, Missionary Ridge, Tenn.  Died Dec. 24, 1863, Chattanooga, Tenn.  Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.  Section D, grave 676.

Roberts, Ebenezer.  Age 22.  Residence Iowa City, nativity New York.   Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Feb. 10, 1863, Memphis, Tenn., for disability.  See company M, Sixth Cavalry.

Robertson, William.  (Veteran.)  Age 18.  Residence North Liberty, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 8, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Company "H"

Randall, Michael.  Age 20.  Residence Vincennes, nativity Pennsylvania.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Mustered out July 16, 1865, expiration of term of service.

Ransh, George W.  Age 25.  Residence Van Buren County, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted Jan. 24, 1865.  Mustered Jan. 24, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rider, William.  Age 25.  Residence Nashville, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Roberts, George H.  Age 18.  Residence Burlington, nativity Virginia.   Enlisted Jan. 31, 1865. Mustered Jan. 31, 1865.  Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Roberts, Hiram M.  Age 45.  Residence West Point, nativity New York.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Promoted Eighth Corporal Aug. 6, 1861.  Discharged Aug. 18, 1862, Memphis, Tenn., for disability.   See company C, Thirty-seventh Iowa Infantry.

Robertson, Peter.  (Veteran.)  Age 28.  Residence Rock Island, Ill., nativity Norway.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.  Wounded April 6, 1862, Shiloh, Tenn.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.    Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Rogers, John.  (Veteran.)  Age 19.  Residence Vincennes, nativity Indiana.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 17, 1861.     Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Wounded May 28, 1864, Dallas, Ga.  Died in Field Hospital June 15, 1864, Allatoona, Ga.  Buried in National Cemetery, Marietta, Ga.  Section H, grave 231.

Company "I"

Ramsey, David.  Age 21.  Residence Burlington, nativity Scotland.   Enlisted Sept. 11, 1861.  Mustered Sept. 11, 1861.  Discharged April 13, 1864, for disability.

Randall, James M.  Age 21.  Residence Burlington, nativity Ohio.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Discharged Sept. 19, 1861, St. Louis, Mo.

Reid, Samuel A.  Age 22.  Residence Burlington, nativity Indiana.   Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Wounded in right shoulder.  Discharged Jan. 1, 1862, La Mine Bridge, Mo.

Russell, James R.  Age 29.  Nativity England.  Enlisted July 12, 1861, as Fifth Corporal.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Died June 17, 1862, La Grange, Tenn.  Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa.

Company "K"

Raymond, Alonzo.  Rejected July 16, 1861, by Mustering Officer.

Reynolds, John.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Mount Pleasant, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Promoted Fourth Sergeant Jan. 1, 1865.  Wounded accidentally Feb. --, 1865.  Discharged June 16, 1865, for disability.

Reynolds, William H.  (Veteran.)  Age 22.  Residence Mount Pleasant, nativity Pennsylvania.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Mustered out July 21, 1865, Louisville, Ky.

Robertson, John H.  (Veteran.)  Age 20.  Residence Hillsboro, nativity Ohio.  Enlisted July 12, 1861.  Mustered July 18, 1861.  Re-enlisted and re-mustered Jan. 26, 1864.   Killed in action June 27, 1864, Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia.


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