Gen. Lucius Fairchild, Col. 2nd Wisc. Regt.


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Gen. Lucius Fairchild, Col. 2nd Wisc. Regt.

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A half-body glass plate negative portrait photograph of Union Colonel Lucius Fairchild in uniform

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Colonel Lucius Fairchild
(1831 - 1896)
Home State: Wisconsin
Education: Carroll College (WI)
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
On the Campaign-He was in command of the 2nd Wisconsin Regiment part of the famous Fourth ("Black Hat") Brigade (later known as the "Iron Brigade") of the First Division/First (I) Corps on the Campaign. He was ill and relieved by Lieutenant Colonel Allen at Antietam on 17 September.

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