"The Price of Our Heritage"


In memory of the

Heroic Dead of the

168th Infantry








Colonel John C. Loper

Colonel of 51st Volunteers. Served as Colonel of 3rd Iowa

from 1897 until November of 1899.


The Old Third Iowa, known as the 51st Iowa Volunteers, in camp at Presidio, California Summer of 1898.



~ reference: "THE PRICE OF OUR HERITAGE", W. E. Robb,  1919 American Lithography and Printing Company, Des Moines, Iowa

~ contributed by Cay Merryman for Iowa in the Great War Special Project