Iowa 3rd Volunteer Infantry, Company A (Union)
08 Jun 1861
Iowa 3rd Volunteer Infantry, Company A organized.
06 Apr 1862
Participated in the Battle of Shiloh at Hardin County, Tennessee.
On the morning of April 6, 1862, 40,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston poured out of the nearby woods and struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers occupying ground near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River.
22 Jul 1864
Participated in the Battle of Atlanta at Fulton County, Georgia; DeKalb County, Georgia.
Despite the defeat at Peach Tree Creek, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood still had hopes of driving Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Yankees from the outskirts of Atlanta with an offensive blow. On the night of July 21, 1864, Hood ordered Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee's corps to make 15-mile night march and assault the Union left flank east of the city, held by Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee. Joining the attack with Hardee would be the corps of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Cheatham. Hood attac…
12 Jul 1865
Iowa 3rd Volunteer Infantry, Company A mustered out.