Civil War Series
12:35 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Most American of Americans

In part 170 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson profiles the career of Union General John Gibbon, whose men once were described by General McClellan as “dauntless as iron.” Thereafter, they were known as the Iron Brigade.

Union General John Gibbon
Union General John Gibbon
Credit americaninstituteforhistory.org