qEditors Alan Nolan and Sharon Eggleston Vipond's insightful essays provide fresh perspectives on the Iron Brigade's exploits, detailing military and political events in the words of actual combatants.q aMilitary Review Originally called qThe Black Hat Brigadeq because the soldiers wore the regular armyas dress black hat instead of the more typical blue cap, the Iron Brigade was the only all-Western brigade in the Eastern armies of the Union. From Brawner Farm and Second Bull Run to Chancellorsville and Gettysburgathe Western soldiers earned and justified the proud name Iron Brigade. And when the war was over, the records showed that it led all federal brigades in percentage of deaths in battle. These essays, by some of the best known historians of the brigade, spotlight significant moments in the history of the Civil Waras most celebrated unit.Essays on the Iron Brigade Alan T. Nolan Sharon Eggleston Vipond ... He has taught in the University of Wisconsin system and at Wheaton College. Ottawa t ... He has authored numerous articles. essays. and books. inchtding The Rattle of Ananbsp;...
|Title||:||Giants in Their Tall Black Hats|
|Author||:||Alan T. Nolan|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press - 1998|