|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Polk County - Des Moines
Civil War Veterans at Woodland Cemetery
There were a number of soldiers buried at Woodland that were not marked. This granite monument includes 34 of these soldiers. It was dedicated in the mid-1990's. Through the effort of SUVCW member Mike Rowley, most, if not all, now have a Veterans headstone. It is located in the south GAR section of the cemetery. The first photo was taken 9/24/07. The second photo was taken at a wreath laying ceremony on Veterans Day 11/11/12. The final three photos show the names in more detail and were taken 9/17/16.