“I am immensely impressed . . . this particular Brigade needed a book of its own and now it has one which is definitely first-rate. . . . A fine book.” —Bruce Catton
“One of the ‘100 best books ever written on the Civil War.'” —Civil War Times Illustrated
” . . . remains one of the best unit histories of the Union Army during the Civil War.” —Southern Historian
“. . . The Iron Brigade is the title for anyone desiring complete information on this military unit . . .” —Spring Creek Packet, Chuck Hamsa
This is the story of the most famous unit in the Union Army, the only all-Western brigade in the Eastern armies of the Union—made up of troops from Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Click here to read the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Blog Post on Colonel Lucius Fairchild, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment:
“A Soldier’s Sacrifice”