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
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.
Died of wounds-27
Died of disease-154
Buried in national cemeteries-111
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11th Iowa Infantry
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Battle of Iuka
Battle of Corinth