Battlefield Stories

24th Michigan/Iron Brigade

During our Battlefield Tour on the Gettysburg battlefield we discuss one of the most tenacious units in the Army of the Potomac, the Iron Brigade, also known as "The Black Hats". Check out this great story from our very own guide, Sam Booth

In mid August of 1862 the Iron Brigade had been whittled down to 2400/4000 members in its four regiments. Three battles and five weeks later it stood at less than 1000 men (READ MORE)