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7th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
Iowa flag
Active July 24, 1861 to July 12, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Belmont
Fort Henry
Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
March to the Sea
Battle of Bentonville

The 7th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 7th Iowa Infantry was organized at Burlington, Iowa and mustered into Federal service between July 24 and August 4, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out on July 12, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment lost 7 officers and 134 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 160 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 305 fatalities.[1]



Elliott Warren Rice

See also[]

  • List of Iowa Civil War Units
  • Iowa in the American Civil War


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  2. Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1