It appears James Huskins was a 3rd Sergeant at the time of the Quantrill raids, July 1862
James C. Huskins
Residence Johnson County IA; 28 years old.
Enlisted on 6/13/1861 as a 5th Sergt.
On 8/1/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. IA 1st Cavalry
He Re-enlisted on 2/23/1864
He was Mustered Out on 2/15/1866 at Austin, TX
* 3rd Sergt 10/10/1861
* 2nd Sergt 9/1/1862
* 1st Sergt 9/1/1863
* 2nd Lieut 1/4/1865
born in Pennsylvania
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion
Huskins, James C. (Veteran.) Age 28. Residence Johnson County, nativity Pennsylvania.
Enlisted June 13, 1861, as Fifth Sergeant. Mustered Aug. 1, 1861. Promoted Third Sergeant Oct.
10, 1861; Second Sergeant Sept. 1, 1862; First Sergeant Sept. 1, 1863. Re-enlisted and remustered Feb. 23, 1864. Promoted Second Lieutenant Jan. 4, 1865. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866, Austin, Texas.