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Commanders of Union brigades conspicuous for losses

these brigades from the armies of the Potomac, the Cumberland, and the Tennessee, are mentioned specifically by Colonel William F. Fox, on account of their notable losses in action.

Iron brigade Solomon Meredith originally Colonel of the 19th Indiana.

Michigan Cavalry brigade Peter Stagg originally Colonel of the 1st Michigan Cavalry.

Harker's brigade Luther P. Bradley originally Colonel of the 51st Illinois.

Vermont brigade Lewis A. Grant originally Colonel of the 5th Vermont.

First New Jersey brigade William H. Penrose originally Colonel of the 15th New Jersey.

Iowa brigade William W. Belknap originally Colonel of the 15th Iowa.

Willich's brigade August Willich originally Colonel of the 32d Indiana.

Opdycke's brigade Emerson Opdycke originally Colonel of the 125th Ohio.

Excelsior brigade Joseph B. Carr originally Colonel of the 2d New York.

Philadelphia brigade De Witt Clinton Baxter originally Colonel of the 72d Pennsylvania.

Irish brigade Thomas Francis Meagher commanded the brigade in 1862.

Steedman's brigade James B. Steedman originally Colonel of the 14th Ohio.


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