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The 24th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 9 officers and 119 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 212 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Muscatine
September 18 Mustered in
October 20-28 Moved to Helena, Ark. Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept, Missouri
November 16-21 Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Arkansas Post
November 27-
December 5
Expedition to Grenada, Miss.
December Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, then 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee
1863
January 13-19 Gorman’s Expedition up White River
February Attached to 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee
March 5-12 Expedition up St. Francis and Little Rivers
March 9 Skirmish at Madison
March 13-April 5 Yazoo Pass Expedition and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood
April 13 Moved to Milliken’s Bend
April 25-30 Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf
May 1 Battle of Port Gibson
May 2-3 Bayou Pierrie
May 12-13 Fourteen Mile Creek
May 16 Battle of Champion’s Hill
May 17 Big Black River Bridge
May 18-July 4 Siege of Vicksburg, Miss.
May 19 Assault on Vicksburg
May 22 Assault on Vicksburg
July 5-10 Advance on Jackson, Miss.
July 10-17 Siege of Jackson. Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. Tennessee
August 2 Ordered to New Orleans, La.
August –
September
Duty at Carrollton and Brashear City
October 3-
November 20
Western Louisiana Campaign
November 3 Vermillionville, Carrion Crow Bayou
November-
December
At New Iberia
1864
January 17 Moved to New Orleans then to Madisonville and duty there
March 14-May 22 Red River Campaign
March 14-26 Advance from Franklin to Alexandria
April 8 Battle of Sabine Cross Roads
April 9 Pleasant Hill
April 22-23 Cane River Crossing
April 26-May 13 At Alexandria
April 30-May 10 Construction of dam at Alexandria
May 5 Graham’s Plantation
May 13-22 Retreat to Morganza
May 16 Mansura
May 30-June 6 Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya River
July 2-13 Moved to Fort Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C.
July Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
August Attached to 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)
September 22
Fisher’s Hill
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October-December Duty in the Shenandoah Valley
December Attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Army Shenandoah

1865

January 6-7 Moved to Baltimore, Md.
January 14-20 To Savannah, Ga. and attached to 3rd Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Dept. South
March 4 To Hilton Head, S.C. and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army Ohio
March 6 To Wilmington, N. C.
March 8-10 To Morehead City and Newberne
March 12 To Morehead City
April 9 To Goldsboro
May 1-6 To Savannah, attached to District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. South
May 11 Moved to Hamburg, S.C.
May 31 To Augusta
June 20 To Savannah
July 17 Mustered out at Savannah, Ga.
July 20-August 2 Moved to Davenport, Iowa