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Author visit - Forged in Blood, How the Iron Brigade earned its Metallic Moniker

  • New Glarus Home 600 2nd Avenue New Glarus, WI, 53574 United States (map)

From the press release: The New Glarus Public Library, in collaboration with the New Glarus Historical Society, is proud to welcome Wisconsin author Eric Schlehlein and his program “Forged in Blood: How the Iron Brigade Earned its Metallic Moniker.” This 40-minute program tells the story of more than three thousand Wisconsin boys (including New Glarus founder Fridolin Streiff) who served in the Iron Brigade during the Civil War. This brigade would suffer the highest casualties of any brigade during the Civil War.

Earlier Event: August 17
Museum closed in memory of John Marty
Later Event: October 8
Harvest Fest