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2nd Iowa Cavalry

Iowa State Memorial

Iowa State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Col. Edward Hatch's 2nd Brigade of Col. John K. Mizner's Cavalry Division of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth headquartered at LaGrange, TN and was commanded by Col. Edward Hatch & Maj. D.E. Coon. The regiment participated in the first part of Grierson's Raid from LaGrange, TN in April 1863.

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Graves in Vicksburg National Cemetery

Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.