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Near Allatoona in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Iowa

 
 
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By Tom Gaard, October 3, 2008
1. Iowa Marker
Inscription. They Died so that our Nation Might Live

39th Iowa Volunteer Infantry

Brigadier General John Corse of Iowa commanded victorious Federal forces at Allatoona Pass

October 5, 1864
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 34° 6.872′ N, 84° 42.84′ W. Marker is near Allatoona, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker can be reached from Old Allatoona Road 0.2 miles north of Allatoona Landing Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wartime Allatoona (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Allatoona Pass (about 400 feet away); Demand For Surrender (about 400 feet away); The Railroad (about 400 feet away); The Memorial Field (about 400 feet away); The Allatoona Mountain Range (about 400 feet away); Allatoona Pass (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Allatoona Pass Battlefield (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allatoona.
 
Also see . . .  Iowa Civil War Monuments. (Submitted on May 7, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Tom Gaard, October 3, 2008
2. Iowa Marker
On the back of the marker is a plaque listing the members of the regiment who lost their lives in the battle.
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By Tom Gaard, October 3, 2008
3. Iowa Marker
The Iowa marker is at the far left, next to markers for units from Illinois, Texas, Missouri, and Alabama.
Iowa Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 5, 2014
4. Iowa Marker
An Honor Detail of Civil War reenactors commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Allatoona Pass. Allatoona Lake is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   4. submitted on October 7, 2014, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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