The event is being sponsored by the African American Museum in Cedar Rapids and held at the Marion, Iowa Library at 6:30 pm on Friday March 27th, 2015. The public is invited to hear and see a most descriptive and historical power-point presentation.
This tragic loss of six Iowa brothers is the largest loss of life from any one immediate family known in the history of all U.S. Wars. It is truly a compelling story lost for over 100 years.
A Memorial monument is being designed and built by the LCHS in the Littleton hometown of Toolesboro, along the scenic Great River Road/Mississippi River Valley Byway. A to-scale granite model of the monument and site plans for the Memorial will be on display.