19th Iowa Infantry Modified U.S. flag constructed in a pattern of a U.S. National. 19th Infantry. Governmental Issue. Civil War period. 1 layer. Machine sewn. Hand painted honors and stars.
On July 2, 1862, Lincoln issued a call for 300,000 additional men to volunteer for service. The 19th Iowa Infantry was quickly formed from the southeastern counties and mustered into service August 17-23, 1862.
Died of wounds-140
Died of disease-93
Buried in national cemeteries-85
Dungan, Irvine J. History of the Nineteenth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Davenport, Iowa. Luse & Griggs, 1865.
Ingersoll, Lurton Denham. Iowa and the Rebellion. Des Moines, Iowa. J.B. Lippincott and Company, 1866.
Logan, Guy E. Roster and Record of Iowa Troops in the Rebellion. Des Moines, Iowa. State Printer, 1910.
19th Infantry National with staff, cord/tassel. Removed from SE Capitol case, September 22-25, 2004. end cap. Civil War
Staff and accessory information is located in the Notes section.
|Source||State of Iowa|
|Collection||Iowa Battle Flag Project|
19th Iowa Infantry
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