Adam Robison

On a beautiful July day, high a top a hill at the SAMS Cemetery in Jasper County, research by members of the Iowa Military Heritage Society, combined with a little manual labor form volunteers, saw yet another previously unmarked Civil War veterans grave graced with a granite VA supplied stone.

Robert Gannon, A Vietnam veteran is the man behind the project and a transcript or audio version of an NPR story on the subject can be heard at

Plans are well underway for a very special occasion on September 24th, 2016 that the public is encouraged and invited to participate in.

Mike Rowley
Color Sgt. 49th Iowa

Danny Krock, Mike Rowley, Bob Gannon and Jim Byal, Commander of Mingo American Legion

Posted by Cpl Stahr on Monday 01 August 2016 - 13:58:22 | LAN_THEME_20

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