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The Iron Brigade at The Battle of Fredericksburg

As part of Brigadier General Abner Doubleday’s division of Major General John Reynold’s 1st Corps of the Army of the Potomac, the Iron Brigade’s role at the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg was to...

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The 24th Michigan Infantry at Gettysburg

The 24th Michigan Infantry was organized in the summer of 1862 and joined the Iron Brigade in October of that year after the brigade had been reduced from casualties suffered at the battles of...

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The Army of the Potomac in Winter Quarters

As a general rule, the Union Army in the east scaled back active campaigning in the winter months and constructed shelters and camps of a more substantial nature than those of the warmer times...