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Thirty-Eighth Iowa Infantry
Mustered into service  at Dubuque, Iowa November 4, 1862
Transferred to 34th and 38th Consolidated Jan 1, 1865, Morganza, Louisiana
Mustered out of service Aug 15, 1865, Houston, Texas

this page was last updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014



The Thirty-Eighth Iowa Infantry is known as Iowa's Martyr Regiment

Phillip Lathrop from Frankville, Iowa was influential in Mustering the men of Frankville to join the 38th Iowa Infantry

The Log Book documents the fate of many of these men

CompNameRankResidenceNotes
  Hughes, David HenryColonelDecorahDied Aug 7, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
  Maydole, HenryRegiment QuartermasterDecorah 
CompNameRankResidenceNotes
D
Baker, Elijah J.LieutenantWinneshiek County 
D
Baker, Henry  Burr Oak 
D
Barrett, Luther C.  Burr Oak 
D
Barrett, Orsmond M.  Burr Oak 
D
Bendickson, Bendick  CalmarKilled in action Jun 16, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Bendickson, Ole  Calmar 
D
Benton, Harrison  Winneshiek County 
D
Bigley, Thomas  Winneshiek County 
D
Blair, James P.  Fort AtkinsonDied Sep 20, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
D
Blair, William  Fort AtkinsonDied Jan 8, 1864, Brownsville, Texas
D
Bovee, William H.  Burr Oak 
D
Brace, Aaron  Burr OakDied Aug 24, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
D
Burch, Perie G.  Fremont TownshipDied Aug 19, 1864, Carrolton, Louisiana
D
Burrows, Thomas  Bluffton 
D
Camp, Milton  Burr Oak 
D
Carman, Harrison  Winneshiek County 
D
Carroll, Franklin  Winneshiek County 
D
Carson, Eli WLieutenantWinneshiek County 
D
Carter, Ashbell  Fremont Township 
D
Christenson, Nels  Highland TownshipDied Aug 20, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Christopherson, Peter  Winneshiek CountyDied Aug 20, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
D
Clark, Byron  Decorah 
D
Collaton, Thomas  DecorahDied Sep 28, 1863, Decorah, Iowa
D
Collins, Michael  Decorah 
D
Daskam Jr.,  John  Fremont Township 
D
Davidson, Lorenzo B.  Fort Atkinson 
D
Ditmars, James  Fort AtkinsonDied Aug 10, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Dixon, John W  Burr OakDied Sep 16, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
D
Douglass, Edwin A.  Burr Oak 
D
Flemming Jr., John,  Winneshiek County 
D
Flom, Hans Peterson  Glenwood TownshipDied Jul 14, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Gallagher Jr., John  DecorahDied Nov 24, 1863, Decorah, Iowa, age 18
D
Gallagher, John  DecorahDied Aug 9, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi, age 40
D
Georgeson, Peter  OssianDied Jul 31, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Goddard, Amanzo L.  Fort Atkinson 
D
Graham, Thomas  Calmar 
D
Gray, James  Ossian 
D
Hallman, John  Fremont Township 
D
Halman, Emanuel  Freeport 
D
Hanson, Gilbert (Aarness ?)  DecorahDied Dec 23, 1863, Memphis, Tennessee
D
Hanson, Stein  Winneshiek CountyDied Aug 9, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Heath, Chancy  Hesper 
D
Heath, Ethelbert A  HesperDied of wounds Sep 14, 1863, Memphis, Tennessee
D
Horton, Warren H  Fort Atkinson 
D
Humphrey, George RCaptainWinneshiek County 
D
Iverson, John B.  Highland TownshipDied Aug 8, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
D
Johnson, Carl  Winneshiek CountyDied Aug 16, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
D
Johnson, John  Winneshiek CountyDied Aug 11, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
D
Johnson, John C.  Fort Atkinson 
D
Kirian, Jacob  CalmarDied Jul 8, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Kirian, Kasper  CalmarDied Aug 8, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Kretchen, Peter  CalmarDied Sep 30, 1863, Kenosha, Wisconsin
D
Larson, Andrew  Highland Township 
D
Larson, Christian  HesperDied Aug 25, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
D
Livangood, William R.  Burr OakDied Jul 29, 1863, Burr Oak, Iowa
D
Lockwood, Joseph H.  Fort AtkinsonDied Sep 11, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
D
Long, Robert   Winneshiek County 
D
Matterson, Harry  Burr Oak 
D
Melaas, Gilbert O.  Bluffton 
D
Monson, Peter  Ossian 
D
Nolan, Dennis  Decorah 
D
Olson, Bjord  Ossian 
D
Olson, Halvor  Ossian 
D
Olson, Ingebret  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 14, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
D
Palmer, Harvey  Burr Oak 
D
Paulson, Jens  OssianDied Aug 14, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Peterson, John  Decorah 
D
Phillips, Zebulon  Burr Oak 
D
Plomteaux, Charles H.  Burr Oak 
D
Plunkett, Patrick  Fort Atkinson 
D
Rice, Charles  Burr Oak 
D
Richards, Newton1st Lieutenant Burr Oak 
D
Robertson, Francis W.  Winneshiek County 
D
Robertson, Ole L.  Ossian 
D
Robinson, Elisha B.  Winneshiek County 
D
Rowlee, Humphrey W.  Winneshiek County 
D
Rutherford, George W.  Winneshiek County 
D
Sanford, Platt T.LieutenantWinneshiek County 
D
Scott, Ethan A.  Fremont TownshipDied Aug 2, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Scott, Julius C.  Fremont TownshipDied Oct 13, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
D
Stevenson, Abner G.  Bluffton 
D
Symms, George D.  Burr Oak 
D
Todd, Christopher  Fremont Township 
D
Tostenson, Christian  Glenwood TownshipDied Aug 2, 1863 on the hospital steamer "City of Memphis"
D
Town, Squire D.  Winneshiek County 
D
Wakefield, Reuben  Fort Atkinson 
D
Wallace, William H.  Fort Atkinson 
D
Waterhouse, Jams  Winneshiek County 
D
Waters, Edfin  Fort AtkinsonDied Mar 11, 1864, Davenport, Iowa
D
Wilbur, John  Burr OakDied Mar 1, 1863, buried at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
D
Wing, Abraham  Winneshiek County 
CompNameRankResidenceNotes
E
Abbey, William H.  FreeportDied Jul 8, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Adams, Henry  Decorah 
E
Ames, Charles  Ossian 
E
Andevan, James  Freeport 
E
Andrus, Erastmus V.  Decorah 
E
Baldwin, Silas J.  FrankvilleDied Aug 10, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
E
Bassett, Francis A.  DecorahDied Jul 29, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Bassett, Robert  DecorahDied Nov 13, 1863, New Orleans, Louisana
E
Beals, John M  Freeport 
E
Benedict, Francis M.  Hesper 
E
Bloomfield, Abner D.  OssianDied Aug 20, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
E
Bloomfield, Harvey F.  Decorah 
E
Brandhagen, Andrew T.  Decorah 
E
Brandt, Joseph C.  DecorahDied Oct 19, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa
E
Brickner, Henry I.  Decorah 
E
Brisco, Samuel M.  DecorahDied Aug 25, 1863, St. Louis, Missouri
E
Brisco, Thomas J.  Bluffton 
E
Burlingame, Platt  Decorah 
E
Bussing, William J.  DecorahDied Aug 12, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
E
Cameron, James L.  Hesper 
E
Casey, Patrick  Decorah 
E
Caswell, Nelson  Burr Oak 
E
Clark, Frederick M.CaptainDecorah 
E
Clark, John C.  Frankville 
E
Clark, Orlando J.  Decorah 
E
Cleghorn, Henry A.CaptainDecorah 
E
Cluve, Brynild D.  HesperDied Nov 18, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Cole, Calvin  Decorah 
E
Craig, William T.  Winneshiek County 
E
Crandall, Harvey W.  FreeportDied Jul 23, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Crandall, James M.  FreeportDied Aug 30, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Crandall, Theodore R.CaptainDecorah 
E
Culbertson, James H.  DecorahDied Aug 5, 1863, Fort Hudson, Louisiana
E
Curtis, Hiram  Freeport 
E
Davis, John  DecorahDied Mar 3, 1864, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Drake, Simon H.  Decorah 
E
Dudley, Ferdinand G  FreeportDied Nov 29, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Dufield, John A  Burr OakDied Nov 1, 1863, on the steamer "Empire City"
E
Engelson, Hans  Winneshiek CountyDied Nov 17, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Everett, Mahlon  HesperDied Sep 1, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Ferren, Aaron C.LieutenantDecorah 
E
Fish, Alfred  Decorah 
E
Flander, Wintzell  Spillville 
E
Frink, Alonzo  Freeport 
E
Greene, Walter D.LieutenantDecorah 
E
Gregg, Samuel  DecorahDied Aug 10, 1863, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
E
Haaf, Peter  Decorah 
E
Hard, Ira L.  Decorah 
E
Hard, Ryan  Decorah 
E
Hendrickson Jr., Thomas  DecorahAge 18
E
Hendrickson, Andrew  Highland Township 
E
Hendrickson, Jacob  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 1, 1863, St. Louis, Missouri
E
Hendrickson, Thomas N.  DecorahAge 44
E
Hill, Henry G.  Hesper 
E
Hoaas, Andres O.  Highland TownshipDied Aug 21, Carrollton, Louisiana
E
Holm, Abram P.  Decorah 
E
Holton, Oren Simenson  Glenwood Township 
E
Johnson, Ede J.  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 27, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Johnson, Richard M.  Decorah 
E
Johnson, William H.  HesperDied Nov 20, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Jones, John  Bluffton 
E
Knight, Stillman  HesperTransferred to Invalid Corps Aug 1, 1863. 
No further record
E
Knudson, Nels  Decorah 
E
Koppen, John  Decorah 
E
Lange, Moritz  Decorah 
E
Larson, Erick  Springfield TownshipDied Aug 16, 1863, St. Louis, Missouri
E
Linnevold, George Anderson M.  Decorah 
E
Magnus, Samuel  Ridgeway 
E
Marsh, Austin J.  Hesper 
E
Maynard, Guy C.  Decorah 
E
McCusker, Patrick  Frankville Township 
E
McDonald, James  Hesper 
E
McHenry, James  DecorahDied Dec 14, 1863, Milton, Wisconsin
E
Morse, Orison  FreeportAlso served with Company K
E
Obriham, Charles J.  FreeportDied Jun 20, 1863, Decorah, Iowa
buried in old cemetery near Freeport
E
Obriham, Franklin  Freeport 
E
Obriham, Henry Harlow  FreeportDied Jun 13, 1863, Yazoo River, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Olson, Anton  CalmarDied on the hospital steamer "City of Memphis"
buried at Benton Barracks, Missouri
E
Olson, Gulick  Highland Twp.Died Jul 5, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Rankin, James  Frankville 
E
Rasmunson, Knut  Canoe Twp. 
E
Relf, John F.  DecorahDied Aug 4, 1863, St. Louis, Missouri
buried at Benton Barracks, Missouri
E
Richmond, Danniel  Plymouth Rock 
E
Robertson, George W.  Frankville 
E
Sanborn, Daniel  Decorah 
E
Schwalm, Henry  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 10, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
E
Seely, Hiram  DecorahDied Sep 27, 1864 on the steamer "Diana"
E
Severson, Peter  Springfield Twp.Died Aug 4, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
E
Skinner, Byron  Freeport 
E
Skinner, Francis  FreeportDied Jun 18, 1863, Davenport, Iowa
E
Smith, Frederick  Winneshiek County 
E
Smith, Henry W.  FreeportDied Jul 31, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
E
Smith, Thomas A.  Hesper 
E
Steen, Martin G.  Glenwood Twp. 
E
Stevenson, William A.  Winneshiek CountyDied Jul 10, 1863, St. Louis, Missouri
buried at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri
E
Suckow, Frederick W  Springfield Twp. 
E
Tovey, John  Decorah 
E
Tubbs, Sidney Eugene  Decorah 
E
Waggoner, James  Burr Oak 
E
Ware, Enoch  Hesper 
E
Warn, George  Freeport 
E
Warn, Sylvester  Freeport 
E
Wentworth, Robert  Decorah 
E
Westgate, Levi S.  Decorah 
E
Williams, Norman  Decorah 
E
Wood, Thomas, B.  Decorah 
E
Woodward, Myron R.  Decorah 
E
Young, James  Decorah 
CompNameRankResidenceNotes
I
Brown, Joseph W.  Orleans Twp.Died Mar 2, 1862
I
McCay, James  FrankvilleDied Oct 7, 1862, Dubuque, Iowa
I
Stone, Charles R.  Decorah 
I
Ward, John T.  DecorahDied Aug 21, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
CompNameRankResidenceNotes
K
Ackerson, William C.  FrankvilleDied Apr 7, 1864, Davenport, Iowa
K
Allen, Charley  DecorahCo. K Aug. 11, 1863 Log Book Entry
See letter to General Baker from Charley Allen
K
Askew, James  Frankville 
K
Beard, James  Frankville 
K
Belding, Jonathan W.  Frankville 
K
Bolson, Jacob  Glenwood Twp.Co. K Aug. 13, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Oct 31, 1863, Lansing, Iowa
K
Bond, Thomas  FrankvilleDied Aug 30, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
K
Brinck, Simon  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 23, 1863 Log Book Entry
K
Bronson, Edwand  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 13, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 28, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Bunce, William H.  FrankvilleDied Apr 3, 1864, Memphis, Tennessee
K
Burton, Benjamin  Frankville 
K
Burton, John  Frankville 
K
Burton, Levi G.  Frankville 
K
Califf, Evelyn C.  FrankvilleDied of wounds Jun 19, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
K
Califf, Joseph B.  FrankvilleSee letter to General Baker about a Bank Draft
Co. K Aug. 28, 1863 Log Book Entry
K
Califf, Samuel D.CaptainFrankville 
K
Caswell, Nelson  Burr OakDied Nov 19, 1863, Point Isabel, Texas
K
Chesbro, John A.  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 14, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa
K
Clark, Thomas H.  Frankville 
K
Clark, Thomas N.  Frankville 
K
Cooper, Cornelius H.  Frankville 
K
Cornell, Charles B.  Frankville 
K
Crawford, Thomas J.  FrankvilleDied Aug 16, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi
K
Dains, Henry S.  Frankville 
K
Dains, Ira A.  Frankville
Co. K Aug. 20, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 19, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Dean, Myron  Frankville 
K
Dorey, Francis A.  Frankville 
K
Dunham, Benjamin  FrankvilleDied Aug 20, 1863 on hospital steamer
K
Edison, Thomas J.  Frankville 
K
Egge, John Olson  Glenwood Twp.Died Jan 14, 1864, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Fitzgerald, William  Winneshiek CountyDied Aug 2, 1863, on the steamer "R C Wood"
K
Freeman, Edgar  Ossian 
K
Freeman, Levi  Ossian 
K
Graves, Lewis Olson  Glenwood Twp.Co. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Sep 4, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Gulbrandson, Thomas  Glenwood Twp.Co. K Aug. 12, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 11, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
K
Gulick, James N.  Frankville 
K
Hawley, John  Decorah 
K
Hemmings, Charles T.  Frankville 
K
Hexom, Ole H. Olson  Glenwood Twp. 
K
Hislop, Matthew  Frankville 
K
Hooper, William  Frankville 
K
Hoyt, Warren T.  Frankville 
K
Hunter, Orsan K.  Winneshiek CountyCo. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 25, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
K
Lathrop, Philip  FrankvilleDid not serve - In Aug 1862 Phillip Lathrop raised a Company of soldiers, had a disagreement with Colonel Brush and then resigned the commission the end of Sept.
K
Livingston, George W.  FrankvilleDied Oct 16, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Loomis, Franklin A.  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Sep 6, 1864, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Lovstuen, Ole Hanson  Glenwood Twp.Died Jan 14, 1863, New Madrid, Missouri
K
McClintock, Joseph  Frankville 
K
Morrill, True  CalmarCo. K Aug. 22, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 21, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
K
Nolan, Patrick  Bluffton 
K
Olson, Alonzo  Frankville 
K
Olson, Gunder  Winneshiek CountyDied Sep 27, 1863, Benton Barracks, Missouri
K
Olson, John S.  Winneshiek County 
K
Olson, Ole  Winneshiek CountyCo. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Co. K Aug. 19, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 18, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
Also served with Company E. 
K
Payne, Alvah  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 13, 1863 Log Book Entry
Co. K Aug. 28, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 22, 1863, St. Louis Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Payne, Orrin M.  FrankvilleDied on the hospital steamer "R C Wood"
buried at Mound City, Illinois
K
Peck, Daniel  Freeport 
K
Pfremmer, Valentine  Frankville 
K
Rallya, Amos J.  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 19, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Oct 4, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
K
Reynolds, Augustus  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 11, 1863 Log Book Entry
Co. K Aug. 22, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 20, 1863, St. Louis Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Runyan, Harmon  Frankville 
K
Sawyer, George A.  Winneshiek County 
K
Sayer, Albert L.  Winneshiek County 
K
Shattuck, George W.  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 5, 1863 Log Book Entry
K
Sherman, James  FrankvilleDrowned May 31, 1863, New Madrid, Missouri
K
Simmons, Franklin    Died Mar 27, 1864, Madison, Wisconsin
K
Skelton, Charles  Frankville 
K
Skelton, George  Frankville 
K
Smead, Seth R.  Frankville 
K
Smith, John W.  FrankvilleCo. K Aug. 31, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 30, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
K
Starks, Joseph  Frankville 
K
Stevens, George H.Lieutenant  Co. K Aug. 11, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died August 10, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana
K
Thompson, Elling  Glenwood Twp.Co. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Co. K Aug. 21, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 20, 1863, Carrollton, Louisiana
K
Thompson, Sever  Glenwood Twp.Died Aug 30, 1863, Keokuk, Iowa
K
Thompson, Thomas H.  Hesper 
K
Tofte, Hans A.  Winneshiek CountyCo. K Aug. 17, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Sep 7, 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Webster, Thomas L.  FrankvilleDied Jan 7, 1864, New Orleans, Louisiana
K
Weed, Edward L.     
K
Weed, George W.  Fremont Twp.Died Dec 2, 1863, Brownsville, Texas
K
Wendell, Samuel L.    Co. K Aug. 5, 1863 Log Book Entry
Died Aug 4, 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana

Source: Decorah Public Opinion, Decorah, Iowa, Tuesday, April 18, 1939
Transcribed by Dick Scheit for the Winneshiek County IAGenWeb, September 5, 2000

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