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Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Posts

The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a fraternal organization of honorably discharged Union veterans of the Civil War. Applicants had to prove they were honorably discharged veterans who served between April, 1861 and April 1865 in the Union Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Revenue Cutter Service (predecessor of the Coast Guard). The GAR was founded on April 6, 1866 and promoted the principles of "Fraternity, Charity and Loyalty".


POST NO.CITY/TOWNPOST NAME
050AnitaMeade
006AtlanticSam Rice
395CumberlandJ.C Brown
009GriswoldW.H. Worthington
201LewisC.A. Abbott
274MarneMarne
302MassenaC.D. Murray



Source: State Historical Society of Iowa, State Archives (1/13/2015)


ADDITIONAL INFO:
GAR Records Project [Offsite link]
IowaGrandArmy.org [Offsite link]


Transcribed and contributed January, 2018.