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You may want to order both is service record and pension record from NARA in Washington
Reuben L. Beebe (First_Last)
Regiment Name 39 Iowa Inf.
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Alternate Name Reuben L./Beebbe
Film Number M541 roll 2
39th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Organized at Des Moines and Davenport and mustered in November 24, 1862. Moved to Cairo,
Ill., December 12-14; thence to Columbus, Ky., December 16. Attached to 3rd Brigade,
District of Corinth, 17th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade,
District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army
Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps, to August, 1865.
SERVICE.-Defence of Jackson, Tenn., and pursuit of Forest December 18, 1862, to January 3,
1863. Parker's Cross Roads December 30-31, 1862. Moved to Corinth, Miss., January 6,
1863, and duty there till November, 1863. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama
April 15-May 8. Great Bear Creek and Cherokee Station April 17. Tuscumbia April 22-23.
Town Creek April 28. March to Pulaski, Tenn., November 2-12. Guard duty at Reynolds
Station and along railroad till January 21, 1864, and at Pulaski till March 12. Moved to
Athens, Ala., March 12, and to Chattanooga, Tenn., April 30. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1
to September 8. Demonstration on Resaca May 8-13. Snake Creek Gap and Sugar Valley May
9-10. Battle of Resaca May 13-14. Ley's Ferry, Oostenaula River, May 14-15. Rome Cross
Roads May 16. Kingston May 19. Moved to Rome May 22 and duty there till August 15.
Expedition after Wheeler August 15-September 16. Moved to Allatoona October 4. Battle of
Allatoona October 5. Moved to Rome!
October 9. Reconnoissance and skirmishes on Cave Springs Road October 12-13. Etowah
River October 13. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Ogeechee Canal December 9.
Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865.
Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 3-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto
River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 25-26. Battle of
Bentonville, N. C., March 20-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh
April 9-13. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of
Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 30.
Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June. Mustered out August 2, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 58 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded
and 2 Officers and 134 Enlisted men by disease. Total 200.
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