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Name Battle of Wilson's Creek

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00048

A. FLAG: A flag of the 4th Iowa Cavalry, Co. K that is patterned after a U. S. National flag. 1 layer. Cloth (cotton). Hand sewn. Company flag. 34 stars and 13 stripes. HISTORY: The division traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to Davenport on August 24. Of this division many recieved the Medal of Honor-Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swam, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan.This flag was made by the ladied of Mount Pleasant, Iowa for Private James B. Gregg of Henry Country. Gregg remained a Private through his entire term of enlistment, apparently never su

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07282

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry flag. Patterned after a U.S. national. Oversized. 1 layer. Cloth (cotton, wool); pigment. Hand Sewn. Made by the ladies of Lee County. Object No: 7282, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members recieving the Medal of Honor. Those to receive the Medal of Honor include-Nicolas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa Cavalry traveled to Atland where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and retured to Davenpo

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2001.071 - 2001.071.038

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry flag patterned after a U.S. regimental. Civil War. 1 layer. Cloth, pigment. Machine sewn. Hand painted. Governmental issue. Also has associated staff with finial & end cap. Object No: 2001.71.38, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members recieving the Medal of Honor. Those to recieve the Medal of Honor include- Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan,Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa Cavalry traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out

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2001.071 - 2001.071.039

A. FLAG: 4th Iowa Cavalry patterned after a U.S. national flag. Civil War 1 layer. Cloth, pigment. Machine made. Hand painted. Governmental issue. Object No: 2001.71.39, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguish itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members receiving the Medal of Honor. Those to receive the Medal of Honor include- Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa traveled to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to Davenport on Augus

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2001.071 - 2001.071.051

A. FLAG: Flag staff and cord/tassel of the 4th Iowa Cavalry. Modified regimental flag. Governmental issue. Civil War. 1 layer. Cloth;pigment. Machine sewn. Hand Painted. Object No: 2001.71.51, tagged only HISTORY: This regiment would distinguished itself near the end of the war by capture of numerous Confederate flags which would result in eight of its members receiving the Medal of Honor. Those to recieve the Medal of Honor include-Nicholas Fanning, James P. Miller, Charles Swan, Norman F. Bates, Edward J. Bebb, Henry County, Richard H. Cosgriff, John Hays, and Richard H. Morgan. The 4th Iowa traveld to Atlanta where they were mustered out of service on August 10 and returned to

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2001.071 - 2001.071.074

A. FLAG: 1st Iowa Infantry National with staff, cord/tassel. Civil War. Removed from SW Capitol case, September 19-21, 2004. only flag in bundle/finial/ connector screws/L-hook from signange/partial ribbon/2 sections/partial reunion ribbon on flag, bag with red fabric ties. Civil War HISTORY: The 1st Iowa Volunteer Infantry was mustered into service on May 14 and was composed of men recruited from Muscatine, Des Moines, Dubuque, Johnson, Lyon, Henry, and Scott. The term of service was set for 90 days as the war was originally believed to be short lived. The regiment was mustered out of service shortly after servicce at the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861. Total enrollment-

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IC 1013

A. FLAG: 1st Iowa Infantry Regiment, Co. B. Patterned after a U. S. National flag. Silk. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Basted onto the 2nd stripe (white) is a red silk banner with Roman letters (with stylized serif tips) in black pigment "SPRINGIELD" "1ST REGIMENT IOWA INFANTRY. CO B" B. TASSEL/CORD: Main cord is comprised of three silk wrapped cotton cords in red, white and blue. These cords are twisted onto each other. Connected to each cord end is a tassel pendant. The tassel is composed of four wooden forms wrapped in silk thread and detailed with cotton thread. Tassel strands are red, white and blue. Pendant is secured by the knotted cord end and consealed by the tassel stra

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IC 1020

A. FLAG: 1st Iowa Company A National, 33 stars, with cord/tassel. Civil War From Iowa City Duplicate record for IC 1022/ S-1 HISTORY: The 1st Iowa Volunteer Infantry was mustered into servie on May 14 and was composed of men recruited from Muscatine, Des Moines, Dubuque, Johnson, Lyon, Henry, and Scott. The term of service was set for 90 days as it was believed that a single knockout blow was all that was needed to end the war. The 1st Iowa Infantry was mustered out of service shortly after its service at the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861.\ SOURCES: Carlson, Gretchen. "Francis Jay Herron," The Palimpsest, Volume 11 April, 1930, pp. 141-150. Clark, James Samuel