Iowa Deaths in Civil War
More than 11,000 Iowans were wounded, 3,000 of them died. And 28 Iowans received the Medal of Honor. More than ¾ of the Iowans who died in the Civil War died from sickness and disease. Hospitals were dirty and unsanitary. Many men died from lead poisoning or lack of adequate food.
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