Welcome to the

 Iron Brigade
Wisconsin's "Black Hat" Brigade

last updated 02/28/2007


2nd Wisconsin, 6th Wisconsin, 7th Wisconsin, 19th Indiana, 24th Michigan, Bttry B - 4th US Art.


Image History
Edwin Brown
Military Organization
IB Composition
Rufus Dawes
Who & Why

Henry Clay Stoddard, Musician.  Company I, 24th Michigan Volunteer Infantry


Enlisted Aug 2, 1862, served in the 24th Reg. Michigan Volunteers, 5th Corps, Army of Potomac; saw action at Antietam, South Mountain, Brandy Station, Fredericksburg, Chancellorville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, North Anna, South Anna, Mine Run, Siege before Petersburg and Five Forks.  Was mustered out at Detroit July 29, 1865.  Also is shown an "Oath of friendship" to Henry Clay from a John W. Barber.  It is not know to which unit (if any) Barber is from.


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Thanks to Peter Stoddard Seaside, FL, for the information and images used in this compilation.