This link will open an Adobe Acrobat "pdf" file containing
a list of known GAR posts for Iowa. A brief historical
summary for each Post is included if available.
This link will open the catalog page for Iowa
containing details on collections of GAR Department
and individual Post records (if known).
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Related SUVCW Websites (GAR info)
Dept. of Iowa
SUVCW Department of Iowa
Historical information plus links to important GAR resources.
By Ron Rittel, Dept. of Iowa SUVCW GAR Records Officer.
Includes Post data and images of charters, if available.
Websites of Interest
Arranged by county, then by Post name. Summaries of member
records and Post histories.
Library of Congress
Grand Army of the Republic and Kindred Societies
State Encampments: Bibliography
Selected Bibliography (printed resources)
Northcott, Dennis, 2007, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska Civil War Veterans: Compilation of the Death Rolls of the Departments of Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska, Grand Army of the Republic, 1883-1948. St. Louis, MO: Northcott Genealogical Publications (ISBN-13: 978-0-9728344-2-1; ISBN-10: 0-9728344-2-7) 658 p.
Sneddon, Howard E., 1985, Decatur County, Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Post Records of Civil War Veterans. Des Moines: Iowa Genealogical Society. 99 p.
Swisher, Jacob A., 1936, The Iowa Department of the Grand Army of the Republic. Iowa City, Iowa: The State Historical Society of Iowa. 194 p.
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