Iowa in The American Civil War

Iowa In The American Civil War

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 by larger and more populated eastern states.

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Iowa In The American Civil War - Postbellum Memorialization
... Union soldiers, and 8 Confederate prisoners of war ... Following the war, a number of veterans organizations, and in particular the Grand Army of the Republic, played a prominent role in providing social ... provided the funds and impetus for the construction of the Iowa Soldiers' Home in Marshalltown and other similar homes and hospitals, as well as orphanages ...

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