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Catalog Number 00043
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
Flag flys from right to left (reverse of today). Flag constructed in the pattern of a U.S. National flag. Used as the headquarter's flag of the 11th Iowa Infantry Regiment. Object No: I 3657, tagged only

HISTORY:
The 11th Iowa Infantry was mustered together near Davenport on October 19,1861. It was originally composed of men from eastern Iowa, with Muscatine contributing four of its companies. The regiment participated in multiple important battles including; the Battle of Shiloh, Siege of Corinth, Battle of Iuka, Vicksburg Campaign, and the Atlanta Campaign. Possible headquarters flag of the 11th Iowa Infantry.
Total enrollment-1297
Killed-58
Wounded-234
Died of wounds-27
Died of disease-154
Discharged-179
Buried in national cemeteries-111
Transferred-42

SOURCES:
Burge, William. Through the Civil and Western Adventures. Lisbon, IA.
Cadel, Cornelius. An Adjutant's Recollections.
Downing, Alexander G. Edited by Olynthus B. Clark. Downing's Civil War Diary. Des Moines, IA. The Historical Department of Iowa, 1916.
Gue, Benjamin F. History of Iowa from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the 20th Century. Chicago, Illinois. Century History, 1903.
Ingersoll, Lurton Denham. Iowa and the Rebellion. Philadelphia. Lippincott, 1866.
The Iowa Historical Records. Iowa City, IA. A.J. Hershire& Co., Printers, 1889.
Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Troops in the Rebellions, Volume 2.
Source Vogt, Carl
Received Date 01/01/1922
Collection Iowa Battle Flag Project
Search Terms Civil War
11th Iowa Infantry
J.S. Abercrombie
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Battle of Iuka
Battle of Corinth
Vicksburg Campaign
Atlanta Campaign