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A. FLAG: U.S. regimental flag of the 168th Iowa Infantry. World War I. Governmental Issue. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Object No: 1244, tagged only HISTORY: The 168th Infantry Regimnet was originally organized as the 4th Regiment on August 8, 1861, throughout several reorganizations and redesignations, the regiment woud take on several different names, including; 4th Iowa Volunteer Veteran Regiment, 3rd Infantry, 5th Infantry and the 51st Iowa in the Spanish-American War of 1898. During World War I, the 168th Infantry was drafted into federal service again August 16, 1917, and was assigned to the 42nd Division. The 42nd Division was composed of men from accross the United States, thus

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A. FLAG: 109th US Engineers HISTORY: The 109th US Engineers was drafted into Federal Service August 5, 1917, and was consolidated October 2, 1917, with Batteries A and B of teh Oregon Field Artillery, to form the 147th Field Artillery and assigned to the 41st Division. Demobilized May 23 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. SOURCES: "Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment 109th Support Group," Lineage and Honors Information. 2012. Robert J. Dalessandro. www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/braces/spt/0109sptge.htm. "109th Engineer Group (Headquarters and Headquarters Company)," Military.Com Unit Pages. www.military.com/HomePage/UnitPageFullText.013476,712805,00.html Staff and a

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A. FLAG: 109th US Engineers HISTORY: The 109th Us Engineers was drafted into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, and was consolidated October 2, 1917, with Batteries A and B of the Oregon Field Artillery to form the 147th Field Artillery and was thusly assigned to the 41st Division. The regiment was demobilized May 23, 1919, at Camp Dodge, Iowa. SOURCES: "Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment 109th Support Group," Lineage and Honors Information. 2012. Robert J. Dalessandro. www.history.army.mil/html/forcestruc/lineages/braces/spt/0109setge.htm Staff and accessory information is located in the Notes section.

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A. FLAG: 3rd Iowa Infantry HISTORY: The Third Iowa Infantry, also known as the 168th Infantry Regiment, traces it's lineage to the 4th Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Infantry of the Civil War. After multiple reorganizations, musterings and redesignations, the 3rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard was issued into servie on April 30, 1892. This flag was issued during World War I when the 3rd Iowa was a part of the 168th Infantry. The 168th was drafted into service in August 16 of 1917, redesignated the 168th Infantry Regiment of the 42nd Division, and was demobilized May 17, 1919, at Camp Dodge, Iowa. During service in World War I, the 168th fought at Champagn-Marne, Aisne-Marne, Lorrain

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A. FLAG: Regimental flag of the 168th Infantry Regiment. Governmental issue. 6 x 6.5". Machine sewn. Object No: I 744, tagged only HISTORY: The 168th Infantry Regiment was originally organized as the 4th Regiment on August 8, 1861, throughout several reorganizations and redesignatios, the regiment would take on several different names, inclding; 4th Iowa Volunteer Veteran Regiment, 3rd Infantry, 5th Infantry, and the 51st Iowa in the Spanish-American War of 1898. During WWI, 168th Ingantry was drafted into federal service again on August 16, 1917, and was assigned to the 42nd Division. While in the European theatre, the 168th Infantry participated in military engagements at Champ