Iron Brigade

Iron Brigade (HMYA4)

Location: Augusta, WI 54722 Eau Claire County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 40.906', W 91° 7.847'

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Highway 12 is dedicated to the brave soldiers of the Iron Brigade who fought in the Civil War of 1861-1865. Of the 672 infantry brigades in the Union Army, the Iron Brigade, composed of the 2nd, 6th and 7th Wisconsin, 19th Indiana and 24th Michigan Regiments, experienced the highest rate of casualties. Also known as the "Black Hats", they served in every major battle with President Abraham Lincoln's Army of the Potomac, from Bull Run to Appomattox.

Dedicated on this spot, October 13, 2001 by authority of 1993 Act WI 442
HM NumberHMYA4
Year Placed2001
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 648136 N 4949299
Decimal Degrees44.68176667, -91.13078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 40.906', W 91° 7.847'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 40' 54.36" N, 91° 7' 50.82" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 308-312 Lincoln St, Augusta WI 54722, US
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