Madison County

VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR WHO LIVED IN MADISON COUNTY 

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Shown below are veterans of the American Civil War known to have resided in Madison County, Iowa, either before the war, after the war or both, their rank and unit in which they served, and their service if known.  All units are Iowa regiments unless otherwise noted.
County Coordinator's Note:  The names of veterans serving from Madison County are readily obtainable. The County Coordinators would welcome your inputs for data on veterans who lived in Madison County but served from elsewhere.  We would also welcome the submittal of photographs of any of these veterans as soldiers in uniform.

 

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VETERAN RANK & UNIT SERVICE
Waddell, James Private, Company G, 15th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 28 Sep 1864, mustered out 18 May 1865 at Davenport, Iowa
Wade, William C. Private, Company E, 9th Kansas Cavalry Enlisted 06 Aug 1863, mustered out 04 Sep 1864 at Iola, Kansas
Waechter, John Jacob Private, Company D, 19th Iowa Infantry Discharged 31 Jan 1863 at  St. Louis, Missouri.
Wager, Samuel D. Private, Company D, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 27 Aug 1862
Wagner, Gideon N. Private, Company H, 34th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 19 Aug 1862, mustered 15 Oct 1862, mustered out 18 Jul 1865
Wagner, Lawrence Private, Company I, 12th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 24 Jul 1861, mustered out 10 Jul 1865
Waldron, Martin Private, Company B, 8th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 09 Jul 1861, wounded at Fredricksburg, mustered out 13 Jul 1864 at Cleveland, Ohio
Walker, James Vance

Private, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry

Enlisted 09 Aug 1862, discharged 14 Mar 1863
Walker, William M. Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 23 Feb 1864, died at Marietta, Georgia 16 Oct 1865
Walkup, Vincent Albert Private, Company L, 13th Kentucky Cavalry Enlisted 23 Dec 1863, mustered out as sergeant 10 Jan 1865 at Camp Nelson, Kentucky
Wallace, David Corporal, Company I, 211th Pennsylvania Infantry Enlisted 06 Sep 1864
Wallace, James G Private, Company C, 6th Pennsylvania Artillery Enlisted 02 Sep 1864, mustered out with battery 13 Jun 1865. This veteran lived in St. Mary's, Warren County, and may never have lived in Madison County but belonged to the St. Charles G.A.R. Post because of its proximity.
Wallace, James S. 5th Corporal, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 11 Aug 1862
Wallace, Joshua S. 7th Corporal, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 17 Aug 1863, discharged 30 Oct 1863
Wallace, William Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 17 Aug 1862, mustered out 05 Jun 1865 at Washington D.C. There is no record of this veteran having lived in Madison County. He may be a Warren County resident although a member of the St. Charles G.A.R. Post.
Walbiff, Morgan Private, Company B, 65th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 15 Feb 1862, mustered 15 May 1862, mustered out 13 Jul 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina
Walter, John H. Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 20 Aug 1862
Walton, Amos Company B, 7th Indiana Infantry Enlisted 13 Aug 1861, 3 years service
Warenfelt, Nathaniel A. Private, Company I, 11th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 26 Apr 1861, mustered out 01 Aug 1861.
Wares, Martin Van Buren Private, Company D, 78th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 14 Aug 1862, mustered out 07 Jun 1865
Warner, Ephraim P. Company G, 3rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 21 May 1861, wounded at Shiloh, discharged 12 Sep 1862
Wasson, David N. Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 20 Aug 1862
Watkins, Sylvias Henry Sergeant, Company H, 9th New York Cavalry Enlisted 05 Oct 1861, mustered in 14 Oct 1861, promoted Commissary Sergeant 01 Nov 1862, mustered out 30 May 1865 at Elmira, New York
Watson, Joseph H. Company B, 15th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 02 Oct 1861, discharged for disability at Vicksburg 06 Feb 1863
Watt, James Cruikshank Battery A, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery Enlisted 1864, honorably discharged 1864 per biography
Way, John C. Private, Company C, 34th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 13 Aug 1862
Waymire, Daniel Private, Company A, 9th Kansas Cavalry Enlisted 15 Apr 1862, mustered out 15 Apr 1865
Waymire, Harrison Private, Company A, 9th Kansas Cavalry Enlisted 07 Oct 1862, discharged 19 Nov 1864
Waymire, Hugh Private, Company E, 5th Kansas Cavalry Exact dates of service unknown
Weaver, Ephraim B. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 26 Feb 1864
Weaver, Philip Private, Company E, 47th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 04 May 1864
Weaver, Solomon Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 17 Dec 1861, mustered out 08 Aug 1865
Weaver, William Jacob Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 26 Mar 1864, transferred to Twenty-ninth Infantry 23 Jul 1865
Webb, Henry Private, Company K, 8th Indiana Infantry Enlisted 05 Sep 1861, mustered out 28 Aug 1865
Webb, James Wilson Private, Company I, 75th Indiana Infantry Enlisted 15 Jul 1862, mustered out 08 Jun 1865
Webster, Homer Hilton Private, Company G, 25th Wisconsin Infantry Enlisted 21 Jan 1864, mustered out 16 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky
Weede, James Campbell

Private, Company E, 17th Illinois Infantry

Private, Company I, 8th Illinois Infantry

Enlisted 01 Nov 1861, mustered in 29 Nov 1861, mustered out 17 Jun 1864.

Transferred to 8th Illinois Infantry 17 Jun 1864, mustered out 29 Nov 1864.

Weekly, Merritt Company K, 10th Iowa Infantry

Enlisted 24 Feb 1864

Weeks, Albert W. C. Private, Company F, 47th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 17 May 1864, mustered out 28 Sep 1864
Weeks, Charles Powers Private, Company C, 13th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 28 Sep 1864, mustered out 02 Jun 1865 at Washington D.C.
Weeks, Finley George Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Aug 1862, mustered 29 Aug 1862, deserted March 2, 1863, Iron Mountain, Missouri
Weeks, William Harrison Private, Company C, 5th Missouri State Militia Enlisted 31 Oct 1861, honorably discharged 31 Mar 1862
Weiler, John  Company C, 16th Ohio Infantry Mustered out at Springfield, Missouri
Welch, David T Private, Company I, 33rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 15 Aug 1862
Welch, James H. Private, Company G, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry Enlisted 07 Nov 1862, mustered out 28 Jul 1863
Werts, Elias Corporal, Company C, Ninth Indiana Infantry Enlisted 05 Sep 1861, mustered out 28 Sep 1865 in Texas
Westerman, Adolph Private, Company K, 10th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 02 Sep 1861, discharged at Hamburg 28 Apr 1862
Whaley, Zenas 2nd Sergeant, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862 as 1st Corporal; mustered 29 Aug 1862, promoted 4th Sergeant 27 Jan 1863; 3rd Sergeant 19 May 1863; 2nd Sergeant 07 June 1863; mustered out 26 July 1865 at Harrisburg, Texas.
Wheat, Thomas Jefferson

Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry

Enlisted 17 Aug 1862
Wheelock, Solomon B. Private, Company E, 47th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 04 May 1864
Whipple, Charles H. Private, Company I, 4th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 18 Nov 1861
White, Benjamin Abraham Private, Company E, 1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry, Army of the Confederacy Enlisted as a private in Capt. William Dunnís Company 1 Regiment Northeast Missouri Calvary for 12 months on 25 July 1862 in Schuyler County, Missouri. This unit became Company E, 1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry.
White, Edmund N. Private, Company E, 60th Ohio Infantry Enlisted  31 Mar 1864, mustered in 15 Apr 1864.
White, Samuel M. Private, Company F, 87th Indiana Infantry Mustered in 12 Aug 1862, discharged for disability 18 Jul 1863
White, William N. Musician, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 14 Aug 1862
Whitenack, Robert A. Private, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 14 Aug 1862
Whitworth, George Private, Company F, 57th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 12 Oct 1861, discharged 20 Jun 1862
Whitworth, Robert Private, Company E, 93rd Illinois Infantry Enlisted 13 Aug 1862
Whitworth, William Private, Company F, 57th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 14 Oct 1861, mustered out 07 Jul 1865
Widell, James A. Corporal, Company F, 31st Iowa Infantry Enlisted 14 Aug 1862, mustered out 27 Jun 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky
Wiggins, John W. Private, Company H, 15th New Hampshire Infantry Enlisted 11 Oct 1862, mustered out 13 Aug 1863 at Concord, New Hampshire
Wiggins, Luther N. Private, Company L, 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry Enlisted 02 Dec 1864
Wiggins, Van Buren 2nd Sergeant, Company B, 15th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 18 Sep 1861, mustered 09 Nov 1862, resigned and discharged for disability 30 Sep 1862 at Keokuk, Iowa
Wight, Francis Marion Company A, 12th Iowa Infantry Enlisted and mustered 26 Nov 1864. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Wilcox, John 7th Kansas Cavalry Three years service per obituary, discharged December 1864
Wilder, Ammi B. Private, Company B, 36th Wisconsin Infantry Enlisted 29 Feb 1864,  mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, Kentucky
Wilder, Nahum E. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862, wounded at Black River Bridge and Spanish Fort
Wilderson, Charles E. Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Jul 1861, died of disease at Wilmington, North Carolina 25 Apr 1865
Wilderson, Samuel Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Jul 1861
Wiles, William Private, Company C, 18th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 15 Jul 1862, discharged for disability 12 Feb 1863 at Springfield, Missouri
Wilhoit, Leander Franklin Private, Company A, 1st Oregon Infantry Enlisted 24 Nov 1864, mustered 15 Dec 1864, mustered out 30 Jun 1866 at Fort Yamhill, Oregon
Wilkin, Eli Captain, Company H, 31st Ohio Infantry Enlisted 10 Sep 1861, mustered out 20 Jul 1865
Wilkin, Matthew W. Private, Company D, 1st Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 05 Sep 1861, mustered out 28 May 1862 at Butler, Missouri
Wilkin, William L. 2nd Sergeant, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862
Wilkins, John M. Private, Company A, 3rd Iowa Cavalry, Principal Musician, 45th Iowa Infantry Enlisted in 3rd Iowa Cavalry 31 Aug 1861, mustered 07 Sep 1861, discharged for disability 23 Dec 1862 at Memphis, Tennessee. Appointed Principal Musician in 45th Iowa Infantry 10 May 1864, mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa.
Wilkins, Jonathan A. Private, 4th Iowa Artillery Enlisted 24 Sep 1863, mustered out 12 Jul 1865
Wilkinson, Thomas W. Private, Company I, 4th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 14 Nov 1863, wounded and captured at Ripley, Mississippi 11 Jun 1864
Wilkinson, William Sidney Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862, wounded at Parkerís Cross Roads
Williams, Henry C. 12th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 10 Dec 1864
Williams, Jesse 8th Corporal, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 13 Aug 1862, wounded at Parkerís Cross Roads
Williams, John H. Private, Company D, 1st Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 13 Jun 1861
Williams, John W. Private, Company I, 13th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 20 Jun 1861, mustered out 13 Jul 1864
Williams, Joseph C. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 16 Aug 1862, wounded at Black River Bridge 17 May 1863 and at Spanish Fort, Alabama 30 Mar 1865
Williams, Joseph D. Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Jul 1861, died from hernia 17 Sep 1861
Williams, Joseph W. Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Jul 1861, discharged for disability 16 May 1862
Williams, Robert Steel Private, Company K, 188th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 11 Feb 1865, mustered 04 Mar 1865, mustered out 21 Sep 1865 at Cincinnati, Ohio
Williams, Seymour B. 4th Corporal, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862, wounded at Spanish Fort, Alabama 30 Mar 1865, died 02 Apr 1865
Williams, William Corporal, Company H, 40th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 13 Aug 1862, mustered out 02 Aug 1865 at Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation
Williamson, John H. Private, Company F, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 01 Jul 1861, wounded at Chickasaw Bluffs, died of wounds at Young's Point 14 Feb 1863
Williamson, John L. Second Corporal, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 20 Aug 1862
Willis, Thomas Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862, discharged 21 Sep 1863
Willson, Thomas Allen Private, Company F, 21st Iowa Infantry Enlisted 15 Aug 1862, mustered 22 Aug 1862, mustered out 01 Apr 1863
Wilson, Clarence S. 3rd Sergeant, Company D, 1st Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 13 Jun 1861, discharged 14 Feb 1863
Wilson, Henry M. Private, Company G, 17th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 02 Nov 1863, mustered 22 Jan 1864, mustered out 28 Jan 1866
Wilson, Jeremiah M. Private, Company I, 4th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 24 Sep 1862, mustered out 17 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee
Wilson, Leroy Corporal, Company C, 90th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862, mustered out 13 Jun 1865
Wilson, Thomas Corporal, Company H, 63rd Ohio Infantry Enlisted 20 Nov 1861, mustered out 08 Jul 1865
Wilson, William Private, Company B, 30th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862, mustered out 05 Jun 1865 at Washington D.C.
Wilson, William M. Private, Company D, 1st Iowa Cavalry Enlisted Jul 1861
Wine, Elijah S. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 12 Aug 1862
Wine, George S. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 23 Jan 1864
Wing, Frank Leonard Private, Company H, 17th Vermont Infantry Enlisted 18 Feb 1864, mustered 12 Apr 1864, mustered out 14 Jul 1865 at Washington, DC
Winkley, Luther W. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862, wounded at Black River Bridge
Winning, Eli Arthur Private, Company C, 15th Iowa Infantry Enlisted and mustered 28 Sep 1864, mustered out 03 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC
Winship, Nathaniel Sergeant, Company K, 12th Wisconsin Infantry Enlisted 12 Sep 1864, mustered out 16 Jul 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin
Winslow, Henry Bennett

Private, Company E, 7th Ohio Infantry

Corporal, Company C, 28th Michigan Infantry

Enlisted 15 Jun 1861, discharged for disability (loss of arm) 17 Dec 1861.

Enlisted 29 Aug 1864, mustered 06 Sep 1864, mustered out 02 Jun 1865 at Detroit, Michigan

Wintermantel, Christian

Corporal, Company K, 26th Wisconsin Infantry

Enlisted & mustered 20 Aug 1862, mustered out 13 Jun 1865

Wintermantel, William Frederick

Coporal, Company M, 3rd Wisconsin Cavalry

Enlisted 08 Jan 1862, mustered 18 Jan 1862, mustered out 17 Feb 1865

Wissler, Jonathan William Private, Company K, 155th Ohio Infantry Mustered in 02 May 1864, mustered out with Company 27 Aug 1864
Witt, Reuben P. Private, Company H, 29th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 18 Aug 1862, mustered 08 Nov 1862, died 31 Mar 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Wolf, Blair Private, Company G, 35th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 09 Aug 1862
Wolf, Daniel Private, Company D, 5th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 15 Oct 1861
Wolverton, Hiram 4th Corporal, Company G, 44th Missouri Infantry Enlisted 05 Sep 1864, mustered 09 Sep 1864, mustered out 15 Aug 1865 at Benton Barracks, Missouri
Wood, Gilbert D. Private, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 12 Aug 1862, captured at Shady Grove, discharged 09 Mar 1863
Woods, Harvey Morgan Private, Patton's Company, 9th Indiana Legion Enlisted 15 Jul 1862, discharged 26 Aug 1862
Woodward, William S. Private, Company B, 34th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 12 Aug 1862, mustered 15 Oct 1862, mustered out 23 Mar 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri
Woody, Charles M. Private, Company A, 69th Indiana Infantry Enlisted and mustered 01 Aug 1862, mustered out 05 Jul 1865
Woosley, Burrel T. Private, Company I, 15th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 28 Sep 1864, mustered out 02 Jun 1865 at Washington D.C.
Workman, Calvin W. Private, Company G, 22nd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 11 Aug 1862, disability discharge 17 Jun 1863 at Iron Mountain, Missouri
Worley, William H. Private, Company C, 78th Illinois Infantry Enlisted 02 Aug 1862, discharged 29 May 1865 at Springfield, Illinois 
Worrenfelt, Nathaniel A. Private, Company I, 11th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 23 Apr 1861, mustered out 01 Aug 1861
Worthing, John E. Private, Company A, 172nd Ohio Infantry Enlisted 27 Apr 1864, mustered out 03 Sep 1864 at Gallipolis, Ohio
Wray, Joseph A. Private, Unassigned, 2nd Illinois Cavalry Enlisted 13 Aug 1862
Wright, James A. 1st Sergeant, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862, discharged 24 Jan 1864
Wright, William Private, Company I, 4th Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 23 Oct 1861
Wright, William C. Private, Company C, 4th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 15 Aug 18612, mustered out 24 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky
Wright, William Wallace Private, Company I, 1st Iowa Cavalry Enlisted 21 Dec 1863
Wynkoop, Simeon Private,  Company A, 38th Battalion, Virginia Light Artillery, Army of the Confederacy Enlisted 16 Sep 1862 at Leesburg, Virginia. Took oath of allegiance after surrendering 22 Apr 1865, and was given his solemn parole of honor.
Yeates, William W. Corporal, Company K, 51st Indiana Infantry Enlisted 22 Feb 1862, mustered out 13 Dec 1865
Yoders, James Private, Company D, 85th Pennsylvania Infantry Mustered 13 Aug 1862, discharged for disability 07 Oct 1862
York, Alfred N. Private, Company K, 7th Iowa Infantry Service unknown, Civil War Vet on gravestone.
Young, Charles H. Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 20 Aug 1862, discharged 19 Feb 1863
Young, Eugene M. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 16 Mar 1864
Young, George M. Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862, captured at Allatoona
Young, Henry L. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 16 Mar 1864, died of fever at St. Charles, Arkansas 01 Aug 1864
Young, James Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 17 Aug 1862, mustered out 05 Jun 1865 at Washington, D.C.
Young, Jesse C. Private, Company K, 10th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 30 Nov 1861, mustered 19 Dec 1861, died in service 05 Sep 1862 at Edinburgh, Indiana
Young, Newton W. 4th Sergeant, Company A, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 22 Aug 1862
Young, Robert Milton Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted and mustered 29 Feb 1864, transferred to Company F, Seventh Infantry, 01 Jun 1865, mustered out 12 Jul 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky
Young, Thomas C. Private, Company F, 39th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 20 Aug 1862, discharged 18 Apr 1865
Young, Thomas Kerr Private, Company I, 13th Iowa Infantry Enlisted 11 Oct 1861
Young, William E. Private, Company H, 23rd Iowa Infantry Enlisted 12 Aug 1862, died of disease at Vicksburg 28 Jun 1863
Youngs, Francis T. 3rd Corporal, Company B, 2nd Iowa Cavalry Enlisted and mustered 06 Jul 1863, promoted to 3rd Corporal 01 Nov 1864, mustered out 19 Sep 1865 at Selma, Alabama
Zeilor, George J. Private, Company D, 2nd Kansas Cavalry Enlisted 01 Nov 1861, mustered 18 Nov 1861, mustered out 14 Jan 1865 at Leavenworth, Kansas
Zeller, Elias Reynold Private, Company K, 167th Ohio Infantry Enlisted 02 May 1864, mustered out 08 Sep 1864

 

 

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