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Muster In: Organized at Iowa City and mustered in September 9, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out July 25, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 25-31, 1864) 7,8

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength: 425 officers and men PFD (July 7, 1864)9
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 22nd Iowa, 131st NY, and 159th NY, a portion of Second Brigade, Second Division, XIX Corps, arrived at Bermuda Hundred on July 25, 1864 aboard the steamer Cahawba. The brigade appears to have been placed in the Union trenches on Bermuda Hundred until July 31, when the entire brigade departed for Washington, D.C.10,11,12

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.19

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battle20:

  • Moved to Fort Monroe, thence to City Point, Va., July 6-17.
  • Embarked on the steamer Cahawba on July 17, 1864 with the 131st NY and 159th New York.21
  • Arrived at Fortress Monroe on July 24.22
  • Proceeded up the James River to Bermuda Hundreds Landing, where the troops disembarked on July 31, and after marching seven miles joined the forces under General Butler. These three regiments were separated from the division to which they had been assigned, the other portion of it having gone direct to Washington.23
  • Placed on duty in the trenches, extending across the peninsula from the James River to Appomattox occupying a portion of the line in General Butler’s front until July 31st, when orders were received to report at Washington.24
  • Marched to Bermuda Hundred Landing on July 31, where they embarked on transports, proceeded down the river to Fortress Monroe and from there up the Potomac to Washington, where they arrived on August 1st and disembarked.25,26
  • Duty at Bermuda Hundred and on north side of the James at Deep Bottom until July 30.
  • Moved to Washington, D. C, July 30-August 1.

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

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      Sources:

      1. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      2. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      3. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      4. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 22nd Iowa Entry, Page 62; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      5. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      6. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 22nd Iowa Entry, Page 62; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), page 267
      8. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), p. 451
      9. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLI, Part 2 (Serial Number 84), pp. 66-67
      10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      11. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), p. 451
      13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      14. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      15. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 22nd Iowa Entry, Page 57; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      17. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      20. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      21. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      22. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      23. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      24. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      25. Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion, Vol. III (Emory H. English, 1910), page 569
      26. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), p. 451

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