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Iowa 23rd Volunteer Infantry, Company F (Union)

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Company mustered in on September 19th, 1862. Company mustered out of service on July 26th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Port Gibson fought on May 1st, 1863 near Port Gibson, Mississippi (4 wounded, 1 died, 0 imprisoned)

Facts about this Company:

  • Number of Soldiers: 121
  • First Enlistment Date: 1862-06 (1 soldier)
  • Most Common Enlistment Date: 1862-08-09 (34 soldiers)
  • Most Common Muster Out Date: 1865-07-26 (43 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1862: Clarinda, Iowa (35 soldiers)
  • Most Common Residence for 1864: Page County, Iowa (15 soldiers)
  • Youngest Soldier at Enlistment: 16 -- Pollock, John N. (Drummer;Musician)
  • Oldest Soldier at Enlistment: 45 -- McCormick, William
  • Average Age at Enlistment: 25.7 years old
  • Median Age at Enlistment: 24.0 years old
  • Wounded In Regiment: 19 (15%)
  • Prisoner Of War While In Regiment: 0 (0%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In Regiment: 28 (22%)
  • Soldiers That Died While In War: 31 (24%)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • Barker, George (Eighth Corporal, June 1863 - February 1864; Seventh Corporal, February 1864 - April 1864; Sixth Corporal, April 1864 - September 1864; Fifth Corporal, September 1864 - May 1865; Fourth Corporal, May 1865 - July 1865)
  • Berkey, William M. (First Corporal, ? - August 1862; Corporal, August 1862 - September 1862; Quatermaster Sergeant, September 1862 - March 1864)
  • Carpenter, Chancey E (Corporal, August 1862 - April 1864; Eighth Corporal, April 1864 - September 1864; Seventh Corporal, September 1864 - May 1865; Sixth Corporal, May 1865 - July 1865; Fourth Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Cavender, Robert H. (Eighth Corporal, February 1864 - April 1864; Seventh Corporal, April 1864 - September 1864; Sixth Corporal, September 1864 - May 1865; Fifth Corporal, May 1865 - July 1865; Third Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Davis, Elihu (Fourth Sergeant/Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1863; Third Sergeant, June 1863 - April 1864; Second Sergeant, April 1864 - September 1864; First Sergeant, September 1864 - June 1865)
  • Denton, James W. (Eighth Corporal, March 1863 - March 1863)
  • George, Charles G. (Captain, August 1862 - June 1863; Captain, February 1864 - June 1865)
  • Glasgow, Samuel Lyle (Captain, August 1862 - September 1862; Major, September 1862 - December 1862; Lieutenant Colonel, December 1862 - May 1863)
  • Gourley, Joseph (^Eighth Corporal, September 1864 - May 1865; Seventh Corporal, May 1865 - July 1865; Fifth Corporal/Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Graham, Benjamin F. (Fifer/Musician, August 1862 - July 1865)
  • Greer, Plimpton E. (First Lieutenant/First Sergeant, August 1862 - November 1863; First Lieutenant, November 1863 - July 1864; Quartermaster, July 1864 - July 1865)
  • Harding, Thomas A. (^Eighth Corporal, May 1865 - July 1865; Sixth Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Jack, William H. (Eighth Corporal, October 1862 - July 1865)
  • Jackson, John A. (Seventh Corporal, August 1862 - October 1862; Fifth Corporal, October 1862 - June 1863; Second Corporal, June 1863 - April 1864; Corporal, April 1864 - September 1864; Fifth Sergeant, September 1864 - July 1865; Third Sergeant, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Long, Anson D. (Seventh Corporal, June 1863 - February 1864; Sixth Corporal, February 1864 - April 1864; Third Corporal, April 1864 - September 1864; Second Corporal, September 1864 - July 1865; Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Lott, Leonard (%Fifth Corporal/Corporal, June 1863 - November 1863)
  • McAlpin, Lyman B. (Corporal/Fourth Corporal, August 1862 - October 1862; Second Corporal, October 1862 - June 1863; Corporal, June 1863 - April 1864; Fifth Sergeant, April 1864 - September 1864; Fourth Sergeant, September 1864 - July 1865; Second Sergeant/Sergeant, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Peterman, William P. (^Fifth Corporal, August 1862 - October 1862; Third Corporal, October 1862 - June 1863; Fourth Sergeant, June 1863 - April 1864; Third Sergeant, April 1864 - September 1864; Second Sergeant, September 1864 - July 1865; First Sergeant, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Pollock, John N. (%Drummer/Musician, August 1862 - January 1863)
  • Polsley, Daniel (Seventh Corporal, October 1862 - June 1863; Sixth Corporal, June 1863 - February 1864; Fifth Corporal, February 1864 - September 1864; Fourth Corporal/Corporal, September 1864 - May 1865)
  • Prouty, Richard A (Corporal, August 1862 - July 1865; Seventh Corporal/Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Pruyn, James W (Corporal/Sargeant, August 1862 - August 1862; Fourth Corporal, October 1862 - September 1864; Third Corporal, September 1864 - July 1865; Fifth Sergeant, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Rawlings, Washington (^First Lieutenant, August 1862 - June 1863; Captain, June 1863 - November 1863)
  • Ridenour, Newton C. (Second Sergeant, August 1862 - June 1863; Second Lieutenant, June 1863 - July 1864; First Lieutenant, July 1864 - July 1865)
  • Skidmore, David H. (^Fifth Sergeant/Sergeant, August 1862 - April 1864; Fourth Sergeant, April 1864 - September 1864; Third Sergeant/Sergeant, September 1864 - May 1865)
  • Snodderley, William G.R. (Eighth Corporal/Corporal, July 1865 - July 1865)
  • Stewart, John (^%Sixth Corporal, October 1862 - July 1863)
  • Thayer, William F. (Third Corporal, August 1862 - October 1862; Corporal, October 1862 - June 1863)
  • VanEaton, Albert (^Second Sergeant, June 1863 - April 1864; First Sergeant, April 1864 - July 1864; Second Lieutenant, July 1864 - July 1865)
  • Walker, Isaac H. (Second Lieutenant, August 1862 - June 1863; First Lieutenant, June 1863 - November 1863; Captain, November 1863 - July 1865)

Soldier List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)