49th Iowa Volunteer Infantry
49th Iowa Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Des Moines June 2,1898, with 50 officers and 780 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Third Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps
- Transferred to Second Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, by reorganization of brigade, October 13
- Arrived at Jacksonville, Fla., June 14
- Left Jacksonville October 25; arrived at Savannah, Ga., October 26
- Sailed from Savannah on steamship Minnesota, December 19; arrived at Habana, Cuba, December 22, 1898
- Headquarters and Companies B, D, E, G, L, and M sailed from Habana on steamship Havana April 9, 1899; arrived at Savannah quarantine April 11
- Transferred to camp at Savannah April 16
- Companies A, C, F, H, I, and K sailed on steamship San Antonio April 5; arrived at Savannah quarantine April 8
- Transferred to camp at Savannah April 18
Regiment mustered out of the service of the United States at Savannah, Ga., May 13,1899, with 49 officers and 953 enlisted men. C8Bualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 2. Enlisted men-died of disease, 52; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 2.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581