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The military cards of Dennis C. Quigley, 27th Iowa, Company D
were submitted by David Yost, GGG Nephew

Volunteer Enlistment

State of Iowa
Town of Des Moines, Pocahontas Co.

I, Dennis C. Quigley, born in Edwards in the State of Ill., aged 21 years, and by occupation a farmer, do hereby acknowledge to have volunteered this 17 day of June 1865 to serve as a soldier in the Army of the United States of America for the period of one year unless sooner discharged by proper authority: Do also agree to accept such bounty, pay, rations, and clothing as are, or may be, established by law for volunteers. And I, Dennis C. Quigley, do solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whomsoever; and that I will observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.

Sworn and subscribed to at, Waterloo, IA
This 17 day of Jany 1865
Before Warren H. Curtis
Capt & ________6 D. Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley

I certify, on Honor, that I have carefully examined the above named Volunteer, agreeably to the General Regulations of the Army, and that, in my opinion, he is free from all bodily defects and mental infirmity, which would in any way disqualify him from performing the duties of a soldier.

Richard _______
Examining Surgeon.

I certify, on Honor, that I have minutely inspected the volunteer Dennis C. Quigley, previously to his enlistment, and that he was entirely sober when enlisted; that, to the best of my judgment and belief, he was of lawful age; and that in accepting him as duly qualified to perform the duties of an able-bodied soldier, I have strictly observed the Regulations which govern the recruiting service. This soldier has Hazel eyes, Dark hair, Dark complexion, is 5 feet 9 inches high.

Warren H. Curtis
Capt & __________6 D. Iowa
Recruiting Officer

Mustered into service of the United States for one year or during the war from date of enlistment in Company B, 27 Regiment of Iowa Inf. Volunteers on the 17 day of Jany 1865, at Waterloo, IA. Dennis C. Quigley is a volunteer and is entitled to the bounty.

Warren H. Curtis
Capt & _______ 6 D Iowa
Mustg. Officer

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley

Appears with rank of Pvt on

Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of U.S. Vols. forwarded

for the 27 Reg't Iowa Infty. Roll Dated
Waterloo Iowa Jany 23, 1865.
Where born: Edwards, Illinois
Age 21 years; occupation Farmer
When enlisted Jany 17, 1865
Where enlisted: Pocahontas
For what period enlisted: one year.
Eyes Hazel; Hair dark
Complexion Dark; Height 5 ft 9 in.
When mustered in Jany 17, 1865
Where mustered in Waterloo
Bounty paid: $33; due: $67
Where credited: 6 Cong't Dist. Iowa
Company to which assigned: B
Remarks: Pocahontas Tp, Pocahontas Co.

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley

Appears with rank of Pvt on

Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of U.S. Vols. forwarded

for the 27 Reg't Iowa Infty. Roll Dated
Davenport, Iowa, Jany 31, 1865.
Where born: Edwards, Illinois
Age 21 years; occupation Farmer
When enlisted Jany 17, 1865
Where enlisted: Waterloo Iowa
For what period enlisted: one year.
Eyes Hazel; Hair dark
Complexion Dark; Height 5 ft 9 in.
When mustered in Jany 17, 1865
Where mustered in Waterloo, Iowa
Bounty paid: $33; due: $67
Where credited:
Company to which assigned:
Remarks: Credited to Pocahontas
tp, Pocahontas Co., 6th
Cong't Dist. Iowa

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on

Company Muster Roll

For Jan and Feb 1865

Present or absent: Present

Stoppage, $__________ for________________

Due Gov't, $_________ for ________________

Remarks: Received - from Depot
joined Co & was assigned
to duty by S.O. No. 15, H.Q
27 Iowa Feb 12/65

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on

Company Muster Roll

For Mar & Apr 1865

Present or absent: Present

Stoppage, $__________ for________________

Due Gov't, $_________ for ________________

Remarks:

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on

Company Muster Roll

For May & June 1865

Present or absent: Present

Stoppage, $__________ for________________

Due Gov't, $_________ for ________________

Remarks:

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on Co. Muster-out Roll dated
Clinton, IA Aug 8, 1865
Muster out date:
Last paid to Feb 28, 1865


Clothing account:

Last settled: Drawn since $
Due Soldier $ Due U.S. $19.42
Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $__


Due U.S. for arms, equipments, &c $_____
Bounty paid $_____; due $_____________
Valuation of horse, $________
Valuation of horse equipments, $_________

Remarks: Transferred July 14,
1865 to the 12th Reg't Ia Vet.
Vol. Inf by G. O. 69 Dept of
The Gulf June 21 /65 & S.O
111 Hd Qrs 16 A C

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on Returns as follows:

Feb 1865 Gain Feb 12/ 65 Recruit
Joined company from Depot.
assigned to duty with company
by S. O. No. 12 Hd Qrs 27 Iowa
dated Feb 12/65

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on

Company Descriptive Book

of the organization named above.

Description

Age 21 years;
height 5 feet 9 inches
Complexion dark
Eyes hazel; hair dark
Where born Edwards Ills.
Occupation Farmer

Enlistment

When Jan 17, 1865
Where Waterloo, Iowa
By whom Cap Curtis; term 1 year
Remarks: He was mustered
into US service Jan 17
1865 at Waterloo Iowa
by Captain Curtis.
He received US Bounty
$33.00. ___due him
$67.00. He was engaged
in the charge and capture
of Fort Blakely, Ala, April 9/65

Q / 27 / Iowa

Dennis C. Quigley
Pvt, Co D, 27 Reg't Iowa Infantry

Appears on

M. and D. Roll of Men Transferred

from the organization named above

to 12 Ia Vol. Inf.

Roll dated Montgomery Ala July 13, 1865

When Enlisted Jan 17, 1865

Period for which enlisted 1 year

When mustered in Jan 17, 1865

Present or absent

Company to which assigned

Remarks: Transferred by G. O. No. 96 Hd.
Qrs Dept. of the Gulf dated June
26/65. He was engaged in the
capture of Ft. Blakely Ala
Apr 9/65. He is accountable
for 1 knapsack 1 haversack
1 canteen.