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+ The unit marker for the Irish Brigade at Antietam, with a wooden fence and field beyond

IACW Campfire Chats: How “American” were the 29th Massachusetts Infantry?

Our new IACW Campfire Chat video is now available on our YouTube Channel. We are hoping to do quite a...
May 22, 2024
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Andersonville Irish: The First 1000 Infographic- 1. Demographics

The Andersonville Irish Project recently went past 1000 identified Irish American victims of the Confederate prison camp. In the first...
May 17, 2024
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Andersonville Irish Spotlight: Grave 5212. Edward Carter. “My Hand Trembles with Joy”- The Last Letters of a Leitrim Emigrant

The Andersonville Irish Project continues apace; we have now identified almost 1,050 Irish Americans who perished at the prison. One...
April 20, 2024