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Iowa Civil War Monuments|
Polk County: Des Moines
GPS Coordinates: 41.591300 by -93.603810
State Capital Civil War Plaques
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Around the Rotunda of the Iowa State Capital are two plaques. One is General John Logan's Memorial Day Order of 1868. The other is Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Also shown is a display case with a rotating battle flag from an Iowa Regiment. The one shown in the photo is from the 2nd Iowa Cavalry. The Memorial Day Order is on the NW corner of the Rotunda, the Gettysburg Address is on the SE corner, and the flag display case is on the NE corner. The photos were taken 4/22/17.