|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
County - Vicksburg
Col. Joseph J. Woods Sculpture
Joseph Woods (1823-89) was 3rd in his class of 1847 at West Point. He became a farmer in Jackson County in eastern Iowa. In 1861 he became the Colonel of the Iowa 12th Infantry Regiment. He and his regiment were in action at Ft. Donelson and the Hornet's Nest at Shiloh. After the war, he farmed in Kansas. To locate this portrait sculpture, turn left on Graveyard Road after passing Tour Stop #5. Photo taken 10/5/08.