David Lockridge and Lewis Harlan served in the Civil War. They were Pearl Harlan's grandfathers.
34th Regiment Iowa Infantry Great Great Grandfather Lewis Harlan age 39 nativity Ohio joined Company D 34th Iowa Regiment on August 13, 1962 from Warren County, Iowa as 2nd Corporal. He was promoted to Third Sergeant on January 5, 1963. He was discharged for disability on May 20, 1963 in St Louis. A George W Harlan (brother?) age 27 nativity Illinois joined on August 19, 1962. Great Great Grandfather David Lockridge age 21 nativity Indiana joined Company H 34th Iowa Regiment on August 20, 1962 from Warren County, Iowa. He was discharged for disability on March 25, 1963 in St Louis. A Joseph Lockridge age 20 nativity Indiana joined on August 19, 1962. The 34th mustered in at Camp Lauman in Burlington, Iowa with 951 men in September - October, 1862. About 600 men suffered from the measles and pneumonia, with many dying. The unit lfet on November 22, 1962 for Helena, Arkansas, arriving on December 5, 1962, where they were hit by smallpox. They served near Vicksburg under General Sherman at the Chickasaw Bayou battle December 27-29, 1962. The Regiment next went to Arkansas Post, and helped capture the Fort on 9-11 January 1963. About 800 rebels were killed, as well as 1,000 union men (17 died from the 34th). The unit then escorted prisoners to Camp Douglas in Chicago, with many dying on the steam boat. They returned to Benton Barracks on 5 Feb 1963. Our GGGGrandfathers were discharged soon after returning from Chicago for disability. The Regiment continued on through the Civil War. _________________________
34th Iowa Regiment Mustered In 15 Oct 1862.(Burlington). Discharged 11 Jun 1863, St Louis, MO Disability. 34th Regiment Infantry Organized at Burlingtonand mustered in October 15, 1862. Moved to Helena, Ark., November 22-December 5, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 11th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to April, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Herron's Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of Tennessee, to August, 1863, and Dept. of the Gulf to December, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Defenses of New Orleans, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi,to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 13th Army Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to August, 1865. SERVICE
Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 22, 1862, to January 2, 1863.
Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28, 1862.
Chickasaw Bluffs December 29.
Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863.
Assault on and capture of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, January 10-11.
Moved to Chicago, Ill., with prisoners January 17-February 5.
At St. Louis, Mo., until April 1.
Guard prisoners to City Point, Va., April 1- 20.
Moved to Pilot Knob, Mo., and duty there until June 3.
Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3-10.
Siege of Vicksburg June 10-July 4.
Expedition to Yazoo City July 12-21.
Occupation of Yazoo City July 14.
Moved to Port Hudson, thence to Carrollton, La., August 20-24.
Expedition to Morganza through swamps of the Atchafalaya September 9-10. freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~cooverfamily