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Iowa Deaths in Civil War

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Time Frame: 1861-1865

Between 1861-1865 the Civil War left many soldiers wounded or dead. Many who died were victims of disease or poor sanitary conditions in hospitals.
“The Civil War,” The Iowa Heritage: Program # 5, Iowa Public Television, 1977.

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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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