Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
Franklin County - Dows

Civil War Memorial on I-35 Rest Stop
This new rest stop at exit 159 on I-35 has a Civil War theme with three tile pieces, letters from soldiers and a plaque. Two of the six letters are shown below. It is dedicated to soldiers from Franklin County - many were at the battle of Pleasant Hill in Louisiana. With many people stopping here, it exposes a large number of persons to the Civil War. Photos taken 3/14/08.

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