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Samuel J. Kirkwood,
IOWA'S WAR GOVERNOR,
AND AFTERWARDS A SENATOR OF THE UNITED STATES, AND A MEMBER
OF GARFIELN'S CABINET
BY H. W. LATHROP,
LIBRARIAN OF THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF IOWA.
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1893 by
H. W. LATHROP, in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
PRESS OF REGAN PRINTING HOUSE, CHICAGO.
To the Soldiers of Iowa in the late Civil War, whose valor, courage and fortitude without a stain in camp, on the march and on the battle field, combined with the administration of their chief, the “War Governor," at home, contributed to give to their beloved state a name and a fame that will endure as long as history shall be written, or history shall be read, this work is respectfully inscribed by their friend,