Iron Brigader Blog


The 1st Minnesota Infantry at Gettysburg

The 1st Minnesota Infantry was organized at Fort Snelling in April of 1861 and mustered in on the 29th of the month. The regiment went into action at the first Battle of Bull Run...


December 2013 Alonzo Cushing Medal of Honor Update

There’s been some progress in the ongoing campaign to award the Congressional Medal of Honor to Lt. Alonzo Cushing, the Delafield, Wisconsin native who was killed in action while directing his artillery battery during...