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William Titus Rigby served in the Civil War as a second lieutenant in the 24th Iowa Infantry, Company B. Later he attained the rank of captain. He was involved in the Coldwater Expedition and the Vicksburg campaign. After the war he attended Cornell…

Lists of supplies and costs for the regiment including what was used in the Vicksburg campaign.

Mary Merkel-Hess was born on April 6, 1949 in Waterloo, Iowa. She grew up in an extended family near Gilbertville, Iowa. She attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and graduated in 1971 with a BA in sociology and philosophy. She attended art…

Ryan was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1979 and would later earn his B.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 2002. Most recently, Ryan participated in a solo exhibition at the Karolyn Sherwood Gallery in Des Moines, Iowa.