Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
County - Vicksburg

Monument for Iowa 1st Battery
According to the Iowa Roster and Record, "the first Iowa Battery was actively engaged in the siege, firing over thirteen hundred rounds from each of its guns. No field battery among the great number engaged in the long line of investment of the doomed city was more active, or contributed more fully to the glorious result of its capture than the First Iowa."

It is located on Union Avenue past Tour Stop #6. Photos taken 10/6/08.

Monument for Iowa 1st Battery  Monument for Iowa 1st Battery