A collection of genealogical profiles related to 2nd iowa volunteer infantry regiment (us civil war. If you’ve got an ancestor who served in an iowa regiment during the civil war we’ve just acquired a great resource to assist you in your research. Drop in and discover what inspired more than 76,000 iowans to fight in the civil war visit the iowa and the civil war exhibition that features more than 300 artifacts that tell the story of. The state of iowa played a role during the american civil war in providing food, supplies, and troops for the union army, though its contributions were overshadowed.
Iowa civil war misc any links to professional sources, researchers, for fee, or other for pay services are provided as a courtesy and in no way are for benefit of. Roster and record of iowa soldiers in the war of the rebellion : together with historical sketches of volunteer organizations, 1861-1866 item preview. Impeachment, a bitter election, lawsuits: this iowa city government's civil war just won't stop the rift in muscatine between mayor and council wasn't bridged by the. Iowa became the 29th state by entering the union as a “free state” on december 28, 1846 during the american civil war (1861-1865), the state of iowa contributed food, supplies, and troops. Travel iowa is the official tourism website of the state of iowa, the hawkeye state find a tourism map, travel guide and the best things to do in iowa attractions.
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The special collections department and the iowa women’s archives hold primary souce materials that document the civil war, 1861 – 1865 and president abraham lincoln, with particular focus on. The war department issued a call for volunteers and asked for one regiment from iowa governor samuel kirkwood was uncertain if iowa could raise the number of. Iowa civil war history casualties army soldiers military map des moines iowa city union infantry killed copperheads battlefield troops slavery census population. The state of iowa recruited approximately 76,000 men for the union army during the civil.
Use primary source based lessonss to teach iowa civil war history. National park service logo national park service search this site all nps. The civil war history of the iowa national guard cw2 david l snook. Introduction iowa provided over 76,000 troops to the civil war, of which 13,000 died iowa troops included 48 infantry regiments, 8 cavalry regiments, 4 artillery.
For regimental information, history of units and battles they fought, see guy logan's official roster and record of iowa troops in the rebellion, vol 1 thru vi.
These letters are part of a collection written by newton robert scott, private, company a, of the 36th infantry, iowa volunteers, during the american civil war most. Iowa in the civil war, civil war, iowa war, iowa veteran, iowa grand army. Related materials see the civil war collection at the iowa digital library box contents list box 1 ames, william price account of the battle of bull run. When the south surrendered in 1865 and the civil war ended, many things were different in iowa than they had been before the war the republican party dominated state politics, black iowans. The northern most battle of the civil war west of the mississippi was fought at croton,iowa,august 5, 1861the yankees were at croton and the rebels were located across.