Cover ImageSummer 2006 (Vol. 87, No. 2)

Table of Contents

FEATURE ARTICLES:

Courage and Conduct: Francis J. Herron

Baptized by the Blood of Many a Brave Fellow: The Battle Flag
of the 9th Iowa Infantry

The Iowa Battle Flags Project

Stitch by Stitch, Step by Step

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty: Iowa’s Medal of Honor Recipients

The Mormon Handcart Migration

In Excellent Spirits: Mormon Diary Accounts of Crossing Iowa

Charles Good’s Act of Kindness and the Handcart Children

“We Are Just Married”:
From the diary of Buena Vista Crowell Atkinson

Reading the Past: Arc of Justice

One in a Million: Irving Berlin sheet music of “Mandy”