Page:History of Iowa From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century Volume 2.djvu/14

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  Iowa City—Victory for Lincoln’s Administration—More Peace Negotiations—Fall of Richmond, Surrender of Lee’s Army—Assassination of President Lincoln 109-128
IX First Iowa Infantry—Placed in the Army of General Lyon—First Long March—Battle of Wilson’s Creek—General Lyon Attacks the Combined Armies of Price, McCulloch and Jackson—Desperate Engagement with Superior Numbers—First Iowa in the Thickest of the Fight—Lyon Leads a Bayonet Charge by the Iowa and Kansas Regiments—He Falls Mortally Wounded—One of the Most Desperate Battles of the War—The First Iowa Furnishes Many Distinguished Officers—Organization of the Second Iowa Infantry—Its Notable First Field Officers—Is Sent to Missouri and Suffers from Disease—Promotion of its Officers—The Battle of Fort Donelson—Colonel J. M. Tuttle Leads the Regiment in a Gallant Charge—Good Service at Shiloh—Commanding Officers Slain at the Battle of Corinth—In Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign—Serves Until the Close of the War 131-140
X Organization of the Third Iowa Infantry—Regiment Divided—Battle of the Blue Mills—Scott Commanded—Severe Fighting and Heavy Loss—The Third at Shiloh—Fights Under Trumbull at the Hatchie—In Grant’s Vicksburg Campaign—Service in the Atlanta Campaign—Distinguished Officers—Their Promotions.

The Fourth Iowa Infantry—G. M. Dodge its First Colonel—Services at the Battle of Pea Ridge—In the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou—Fighting of the Iowa Fourth—Services in the Vicksburg Campaign—In the Battles of Lookout Mountain and Ringgold—Reception of the Veterans by the Iowa Legislature—In Sherman’s March to the Sea—Losses in Many Engagements

XI Fifth Iowa Infantry—First Service in Missouri—In General Pope’s New Madrid Campaign—Death of