Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
Montgomery County - Red Oak

Soldier Tombstone Monument
This life sized bearded soldier sets atop the grave of Pvt. Gerrat Diedericks (1824-1898) of Co. K, 4th Missouri Infantry. This was a regiment that served for 3 months which included the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861. Pvt. Diedericks was born in Holland. The monument is located in the NE corner of Evergreen Cemetery, 1800 N 8th Street, on the East side of Red Oak. Take 8th St off Highway 34. Thank you to Steve Hanken for the photo and notification of this unusual monument.

Soldier Tombstone Monument