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Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment



The 1st Iowa Cavalry was mustered into service in September 1861 and Colonel Fitz Henry Warren was its first commander. The 1st Cavalry was ordered to Benton Barracks in Saint Louis, Missouri. From there they were sent into the field. They were engaged in patrolling much of Missouri against rebel guerrillas and jayhawkers.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Iowa Cavalry 1st Regiment Records

Identifier: MsC0014

These records consist of copies of orders and invoices reflecting military issues such as posting guards, court marshals, and patrolling guerrillas. Most of the orders were issued from Headquarters of the District of Central Missouri.

Dates: 1861-1862