Department of Iowa To perpetuate the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic and of the men who saved the Union 1861 to 1865; to assist in every practicable way in the preservation and making available for research of documents and records pertaining to the Grand Army of the Republic and its members; to cooperate in doing honor to all who have patriotically served our country in any war; to teach patriotism, and the duties of citizenship, the true history of our country, and the love and honor of our Flag; to oppose every tendency or movement that would weaken loyalty to, or make for the destruction or impairment of our constitutional Union; and to inculcate and broadly sustain the American principles of representative government, of equal rights, and of impartial justice for all.
Sons of Veterans Reserve The Sons of Veterans Reserve (SVR) is the ceremonial, uniformed branch of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
The 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train COMMEMORATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION AND FUNERAL WITH AN HISTORIC RECREATION OF HIS FINAL TRIP FROM WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SPRINGFIELD, IL.
Honor the Colors: Iowa Battle Flag Preservation "Our site is divided into seven sections full of information and compelling images of the collection and the painstaking process involved in flag stabilization and conservation. We hope you will enjoy your visit and appreciate the need to save and honor these treasures."
Sons of the American Revolution "...perpetuating the memory of those who, by their services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American people."
Missing in America Project The purpose of the MIA Project is to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed cremated remains of American veterans through the joint efforts of private, state and federal organizations. To provide honor and respect to those who have served this country by securing a final resting place for these forgotten heroes.
U.S. Route 6 Iowa Web Site; G.A.R. Memorial Highway "Our goal is to work in partnership with the communities along the highway, to add 'Historic' signage along the old alignments, boost morale, preserve our culture, establish educational programs, and promote tourism/commerce in each of the 40 plus communities along U.S. Route 6 in Iowa. Together, we can help these communities, and enrich our experiences. The interstate took commerce away from many of these communities, we can bring it back."---David Darby
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