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The 28th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 6 officers and 76 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 3 officers and 186 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
Organized at Iowa City
October 10 Mustered in and ordered to Helena, Ark.
November 20 Arrived Helena, Ark. and attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri
November 27-
December 5
Hovey’s Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Grenada, Miss. attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of the Tennessee
1863
January 13-19 Gotman’s Expedition up White River attached to 2nd Brigade, 12th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee
February 14-
April 5
Expedition from Helena to Yazoo Pass by Moon Lake, Yazoo Pass and Coldwater and Tallahatchie Rivers
March 13-April 5 Operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood
April 5-11 Expedition to St. Francis River
April 11-13 Moved to Milliken’s Bend, La.
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
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. attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 13th Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee
July 10-17 Siege of Jackson
August 2 Ordered to New Orleans, La.
August At Carrollton and Brashear City attached to Dept. of the Gulf
October 3-
November 30
Western Louisiana Campaign
November 3 Vermillionville, Carrion Crow Bayou
November At New Iberia
December 17 Moved to New Orleans
1864
January 7 To Madisonville
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 23-24 Cane River Crossing
April 26-May 13 At Alexandria
May 5 Graham’s Plantation
May 13-20 Retreat to Morganaza
May 16 Mansura
May 30-June 6 Expedition from Morganza to the Atchafalaya attached to District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf
July Moved to Fortress Monroe, thence to Washington, D. C. attached to 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
August 7-
November 28
Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign attached to 4th Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
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 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps
1865
January 6-20 Moved to Baltimore, Md.; then to Savannah, Ga. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Grover’s Division, District of Savannah, Ga., Dept. of the South
March 4 Moved to Hilton Head, S.C. and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of Ohio
March 6 To Wilmington, N. C.
March 8-10 To Morehead City and New Berne
March 12 To Morehead City
April 9 To Goldsboro
May 1-4 To Savannah, Ga., attached to District of Savannah, Dept. of the South
May-June Duty in Georgia and South Carolina
July 31 Mustered out