The Confederate Invasion of Iowa Monument

The Confederate Invasion of Iowa Monument (HMO4D)

Location: Bloomfield, IA 52537 Davis County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 44.5', W 92° 25.133'

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The Confederate Invasion of Iowa
12th Day of October 1864.

This monument marks the northern most point of incursion into Iowa by Confederate Forces. On October 12, 1864, Lieutenant James "Bill" Jackson led twelve heavily armed Missouri Partisan Rangers dressed in Union uniforms in a raid through Davis County, Iowa, resulting in the murder of three local citizens. · This Plaque Dedicated in 2005 · Davis County Civil War Guerrilla Raid Society.

(plaque to the left of main plaque) In Honor Of Those Citizens of Davis County Who Sacrificed And Served to Preserve The Union. · Donated in 2005 by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

(plaque to the right of main plaque)Confederate Partisan Rangers Came From Missouri To This Point, The Furthest North Of Any Confederate Incursion During the Civil War. · Donated in 2005 by the Sons of Confederate Veterans of the Civil War.
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HM NumberHMO4D
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByDavis County Civil War Guerrilla Raid Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 549063 N 4510242
Decimal Degrees40.74166667, -92.41888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.5', W 92° 25.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 30.00" N, 92° 25' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)641
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-1099 S West St, Bloomfield IA 52537, US
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