"The Price of Our Heritage"


In memory of the

Heroic Dead of the

168th Infantry








Colonel Ernest B. Bennett

Colonel commanding 168th Infantry. Colonel Ernest B. Bennett commanded the regiment during our training period, the Lorraine trench warfare, during the Champagne Defense and Chateau Thierry Drive. He was taken sick of influenza in September, 1918 and forced to return home.



~ 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