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7th Iowa Infantry

Iowa state memorial

Iowa State Memorial

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen'l Thomas W. Sweeny's 1st Brigade of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2nd Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth and was commanded by Col. Elliott W. Rice.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.