Near Eddyville in Wapello County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Civil War - Iowa - Wapello Co.
Erected 1994 by Cedar Rapids and Ottumwa Civil War Round Tables.
Location. 41° 5.854′ N, 92° 31.199′ W. Marker is near Eddyville, Iowa, in Wapello County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 63, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Sign on US 63 identifies an historic marker off the highway. Gravel drive is off US 63. Marker is in this post office area: Eddyville IA 52553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dragoon Trail Historical Site Marker No. 4 (approx. 5.9 miles away); Chief Hard Fish / Eddyville Historic Site Marker (approx. 7.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Ottumwa Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away).
Also see . . . "Curtis King" Civil War Greybeard 1783-1863. A brief biography of Curtis King, showing his colonial connection, and travels that brought him from Virginia to Iowa, where he eventually served in the Union Army during the Civil War. (Submitted on May 4, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. This page has been viewed 1,688 times since then and 66 times this year. Last updated on February 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.