NICKNAMES - BRIGADES

Blanket Brigade (Federal)    
16 MA, 16 Maine    
     
Bull Run Brigade (Federal)    
12 OH    
     
California Brigade (Federal)    
1 CA, 2 CA, 4 CA, 5 CA, (Actually PA Troops filling the CA quota, but expenses paid by CA.  Later reorganized as the Philadelphia Brigade was redesignated Pennsylvania regiments)    
     
Eagle Brigade (Federal)    
53 NY, 78 NY, 95 NY, 100 NY    
     
European Brigade (Confederate)     
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Excelsior Brigade (Federal)    
70 NY, 71 NY, 72 NY, 73, NY, 74 NY, 120 NY, 11 MA, 84 PA    
     
Gamecock Brigade (Confederate)    
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Gibralter Brigade (Federal)    
14 IN, 8 OH, 7 WV, 4 OH, 24 NJ, 28 NJ     
     
Hooker's Old Guard Brigade (Federal)    
5 NJ, 6 NJ, 7 NJ, 8 NJ, 1st NJ Artillery Battery B      
     
Irish Brigade (Federal)    
63 NY, 69 NY, 88 NY, 28 MA (replaced non-Irish 29 MA), 116 PA    
     
Irish Legion Brigade (Federal)    
155 NY, 164 NY, 170 NY, 175 NY, 182 NY    
     
Iron or Black Hat (Federal)    
19 IN, 24 MI, 2 WI, 6 WI, 7 WI, Battery B-4th US Light artillery    
     
Keystone Brigade (Federal)    
121 PA, 142 PA, 143 PA, 149 PA, 150 PA, 187 PA    
     
Laurel Brigade (Confederate)    
all cav.? 7, 11, 12 VA, 35 VA Battalion    
     
Lightning- (Federal)    
17 IN, 72 IN, 92 IL, 98 IL, 123 IL, Lilly's 18 Ind. Battery (75 Ind.?)    
     
Lightning Mule Brigade  (?)     
     
     
Marine Brigade (?)    
     
     
Merchants Brigade (Federal    
178 NY    
     
Naval Brigade (?)    
      
     
Old Brigade (Federal)    
2 VT, 3 VT, 4 VT, 5 VT, 6 VT    
     
Orphan Brigade (Confederate)    
2 KY, 3KY, 4 KY, 5/9 KY, 6 KY Graves Battery, 1st KY Burns' Battery, Morgan's Cav.    
     
Paper Coller Brigade/Stannards Brigade    
12 VT, 13 VT, 14 VT, 15 VT, 16 VT
Philadelphia Brigade (Federal)    
69 PA, 71 PA, 72 PA, 106 PA (Formerly CA Brigade    
     
Railway Brigade (Federal)    
109 NY    
     
Regular Brigade    
15 US, 16 US, 18 US, 19 US
Saber Brigade (Federal) All Cavalry    
4 MI, 7 PA, 5 IO, 3 IN, 4th US    
     
Spinola's or Empire Brigade (Federal)    
132 NY, 158 NY, 163 NY, 164 NY    
     
Stonewall- (Confederate)    
2 VA, 4 VA, 5 VA, 27 VA, 33 VA  
     
Tramp Brigade (Confederate)    
17 SC, 18 SC, 22 SC, 23 SC, 26 SC    
     
Union Brigade (Federal)    
101 NY    
     
Washington Brigade (Federal)    
26 PA, 27 PA     
     
Western Brigade (Federal)    
21 OH, 24 MI    
     

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