Iowa and the Civil War | The Iowa Heritage 105

Jan 1, 1979  | 29 min  | 105

For years Iowans had provided an escape route for African Americans fleeing slavery. When war broke out, 10,000 Iowans volunteered to fight to preserve the Union. The Iowa Heritage programs present a comprehensive overview of the major developments and topics in Iowa history.

Produced in 1979 by Iowa Public Television.