battles of the Army of the Tennessee, in the Vicksburg
campaigns, marched with Sherman
to the Sea
and through the Carolinas, and took part in the final grand review at Washington
The 32d Illinois was attached to this brigade, in November, 1864.
's Iowa Brigade,” of the Fifteenth Corps, was composed of the 4th, 9th, 25th, 26th, 30th, and 31st Regiments, and was a splendid command.
It was organized in December, 1862, with General Thayer
in command, who was succeeded soon after the Vicksburg
campaign by Colonel James A. Williamson
of the 4th Iowa. General Williamson
having been mustered out in February, 1865, he was succeeded by Colonel George A. Stone
of the 25th, who commanded the brigade on the campaign through the Carolinas.
, an Iowa Brigade composed of the 2d, 7th, 12th, and 14th Regiments fought under command of General Tuttle
, then Colonel
of the 2d Iowa; and, in the Vicksburg
campaign, an Iowa Brigade--8th, 12th, and 35th Regiments--under command of General Matthies
, was attached to the Fifteenth Corps.
regiments — the 22d, 24th, and 28th--served in Virginia
during the Shenandoah
campaign of 1864.
They belonged, previously, to the Thirteenth Corps, but were transferred to the Nineteenth just before that Corps embarked at New Orleans for Virginia