|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
County - Vicksburg
Monument for Iowa 6th and 40th Infantry Regiments
Both of these regiments were at nearby Haynes' Bluff during the seige. The Iowa 6th was at Shiloh and later at Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta Campaign and the March to the Sea. The Iowa 40th had limited combat activity during the war, except for the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas on April 30, 1864. The monument is located at Sherman's Circle in the NE section of the Park. Photos taken 10/6/08.