Kenneth Lyftogt

Cedar Falls

Kenneth Lyftogt of Cedar Falls recently retired from the University of Northern Iowa where he held a lecturer position in the Department of History. Mr. Lyftogt taught introductory and advanced courses on humanities, American civilization and U.S. history. He specializes in the American Civil War, and is the author of four books including “Iowa’s Forgotten General: Matthew Mark Trumbull” (University of Iowa Press, 2005), “From Blue Mills to Columbia: Cedar Falls and the Civil War” (Iowa State University Press, 1993), “Left for Dixie: The Civil War Diary of John Rath (Mid Prairie Books, 2004) and “The Sullivan Family of Waterloo (Sunseri with the Waterloo Public Library, 1998).