The Twenty-First Regiment of Iowa Volunteer Infantry:
Milwaukie: King, Fowle & Co., 1891. First. Hard Cover. Minimal ex library parial paper spine sticket, library info front gluedown. Has a presentation slip tipped in. Library info may include the signature. Overall VG. / None. Item #499
PRESENTATION COPY, MAY HAVE COLONEL THOMPSON'S SIGNATURE.
Mustered in 1862, the 21st saw action on the march to Vicksburg at Champion's Hill, Black River before assaulting the Vicksburg defenses (Lost 113 out of 280 engaged. They also were at Port Gibson. Unusual postings along the Mississippi in Southern Missouri, Louisiana and Texas until mustering out.
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