|27th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry|
Iowa state flag
|Active||October 3, 1862 to August 8, 1865|
|Engagements||Red River Campaign|
Battle of Pleasant Hill
Battle of Nashville
The 27th Iowa Infantry was organized at Dubuque, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service on October 3, 1862.
The regiment was mustered out on August 8, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
A total of 1172 men served in the 27th Iowa at one time or another during its existence. It suffered 1 officer and 23 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 2 officers and 167 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 193 fatalities.
- Colonel James I. Gilbert
- Lieutenant Colonel Jed Lake
- List of Iowa Civil War Units
- Iowa in the American Civil War
- http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil511.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
- http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniainf3.htm#22ndinf The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
- Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
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