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The Iron Brigade holds the title for the most causalities out of the active brigades during the Civil War. This particularly infantry, made up of individuals from Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan areas, was said to have men with "iron dispositions" alongside excellent discipline and aptitude. They set the fighting standard for the war during many well-documented campaigns like Antietam and Gettysburg.

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