|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
County - Shiloh Battlefield
Iowa 11th Infantry Regiment Monument
The Iowa 11th was on the right of the Union front on April 6, 1862 and engaged in heavy action during the day. The Confederate Commander, General Albert Sidney Johnston, was killed in the battle and there has been speculation that the fatal bullet was from the Iowa 11th. Of 763 present, there were 33 killed, 160 wounded and 1 missing. The monument was dedicated on November 22, 1906. It is located in an open field where it suffered its most severe loss. Look to the left after Tour Stop #13 to find the monument. Photos taken 9/30/08.