The Iron Brigade (Paperback)

By John Selby, Michael Roffe (Illustrator)

Osprey Publishing, 9780850450545, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 1971



This book examines the uniforms and equipment, history and organization of the Iron Brigade during the American Civil War (1861 1865). The major battles of Fredericksburg (1862), Chancellorsville (1863)and Gettysburg (1863)are all covered. Uniforms are shown in full color artwork.

About the Author

John Selby was educated at Haileybury, The Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and Christ's College, Cambridge. He is a military historian and Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. His previous books include "The Second World War," "Stories of Famous Sieges," "The Recollections of Sergeant Morris" (editor), "The Paper Dragon," "The Boer War," "The Thin Red Line" and a biography of Stonewall Jackson.