- 6th Iowa Cavalry, 1862
- Civil War Prisoners, 1861-65
- Annie Wittenmyer, 1860s
- Grenville Dodge
- Grenville Dodge's Spy Network
- George Spencer: Spy
- Iowan's Views of Slavery
- Civil War Begins
- Iowans Go To War
- Governor Gathers an Army
- Iowa Regiments Leave for War
- Iowans Rebuild Railroad
- Civil War Battle in Iowa
- Iowans Fighting in Civil War
- Civil War Battle Re-enacted
- Iowa Deaths in Civil War
- Annie Wittenmeyer
- Annie Wittenmeyer Works for Soldiers
- Army Hospital Established in Keokuk
- Civil War Women
- Iowa's Civil War Heroes
- Iowans Return from the Civil War
- Grenville Dodge Builds Railroads
- Civil War Medal to Iowan
- Medal of Honor Recipient
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Iowan's Views of Slavery
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Most Iowans were opposed to the extension of slavery to any areas where it didn’t already exist and some Southerns moved into the state to escape living in a slave society. That didn’t mean, however, that Iowans favored equality for the black man. Most held racists attitudes. Marriages between blacks and whites were forbidden and a number of laws were enacted to keep blacks out of Iowa. One law, passed by the First Territorial Legislature, stated that Negros and Mulattoes could not live in Iowa unless they had a certificate from their former owners proving that they were free. Not too many blacks took advantage of this law since they need to post a $500 bond, a fee which few of them could afford.
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