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3rd Iowa Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: 3rd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry Flag of Iowa.svg Iowa state flag Active August 30, 1861 to August 9, 1865 Country United States Allegiance Union Branch Cavalry Engagements Battle of Pea Ridge Siege of Vicksburg Battle of Brice's Crossroads Battle of Mine Creek Battle of Columbus The 3rd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Contents [hide] 1 Service 2 Total strength and casualties 3 Commanders 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References Service[edit] The 3rd Iowa Cavalry was organized at Keokuk, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service between August 30, and September 14, 1862.

The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on August 9, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[edit] A total of 2165 men served in the 3rd Iowa at one time or another during its existence. It suffered 5 officers and 79 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 4 officers and 230 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 318 fatalities.

Commanders[edit] Colonel Cyrus Bussey Colonel Henry C. Caldwell Colonel John W. Noble Source: