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50th Iowa Infantry      
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John Adair McDowell - Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/18/2007
Company B
Valentine Harlan - Private   
Valentine Harlan was a Private in Company B, 6th Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted in July 1861 and re-enlisted January 26, 1864. He was discharged July 21, 1865 in Louisville, KY.

He died on August 9, 1922 in Osceola, Iowa.
Contact Name:  Ed Wynn
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Contact Homepage:  http://sites.google.com/site/thefinalmusterproject/
Date Added:  9/22/2008
Company D
Simeon Blake James - Private   
Simeon was my G-G-Grandfather and he served in the 6th IA Infantry Company D from 1861-65, and was wounded at the Battle of Griswoldville in 1864. He also participated in Sermons March to the sea from Georgia all the way to the Carolinas, it said in the family that he carried the flag, but have not found evidence to back it up.
Contact Name:  Alex
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Date Added:  12/23/2010
Company F
samuel porter glenn - Captain   
A devoted man to many things > Country (was also in Mexican American War > Direct ancestry to >Black Hawk War> War of 1812> American Revolution)
Devoted to Wife, Children and the Christian Church of which he decended from the earliest founders. His Father & Uncle erected the 1st frame structure in De Witt Co. Ill- that being the church (which later became Disciples of Christ Christian Church/
Contact Name:  shirley rodick cobb
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Contact Homepage:  great-great
Date Added:  6/17/2005
Company H
Washington Galland - Captain   
Capt. Washington Galland, born 20 July 1827 Yellow Banks (Nauvoo), Warren County, Illinois. Son of Dr. Isaac Galland who built the first school house in Iowa. His younger sister Eleanor, is known as the first white child born in the Iowa Territory. On May 16, 1861, at age 34, Washington was commissioned Capt. Captured at Shilo 6 April 1862. He was moved around to several different Confederate prisons. November 1862, moved to Richmond area where he was paroled in a prisoner exchange. Moved to a hospital in Washington and released to go home to Nauvoo, Illinois. Did not return to duty and resigned his commission. Became a very successful attorney in the Keokuk, Iowa / Nauvoo, Illinois area. Died in Summerville, Iowa 22 April 1915. Buried in Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa, plot # 879.
Contact Name:  Tom Fagart
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Date Added:  1/11/2009
Company H
George W. Wilson - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  William Ritter
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Date Added:  12/6/2012
Company I
Newby Chase - 1st Lieutenant   
Newby CHASE was my Great Uncle through my Mother. He enlisted with the 6th Iowa Infantry in 1861 having travelled from Southern Ireland at the young age of 20 and enlisted. He was eventually killed at the Battle of Big Shanty in 1864 and is buried at MArietta National Cemetery. He was survived only by his 3 siblings and his Mother and Father.
Contact Name:  Michael KELLY
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Date Added:  8/12/2013
Company K
John M. Grim - Private   
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Contact Name:  Rebecca
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Date Added:  7/10/2006
Company K
Theodore M. Schreiner - Sergeant   
Theo Schreiner from Mt. Pleasant, IA at age eighteen enlisted as a sergeant on 7/12/1861. He was mustered into Co. K, 6th Iowa on 7/18/1861. Theo was captured on April 6, 1862 at Shiloh and imprisoned at Camp Oglethorpe outside of Macon, GA. Theo died as a POW on 8/23/1862. His remains were later moved to the National Cemetery at Andersonville, GA and placed in grave #12995.
Contact Name:  Court Stahr
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Date Added:  3/2/2002
Company K
Alexander Van Camp - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Joe Mondorf
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Date Added:  7/5/2009
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