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in the 19th century United States.
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Famine-era emigrants
and the conflict that changed their lives
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IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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Video: The Civil War Life & Letters of New York’s Capital District Irish

In March I had the opportunity to speak to the Irish American Heritage Museum in Albany, New York, about some...
April 11, 2021
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Gettysburg’s Immigrant Dead 1: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

This is the first in a new series which I have been planning to embark upon for a number of...
April 2, 2021
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Andersonville Irish Spotlight. Grave 1139. James McMahon & His Widow Annie, “A Perfectly Abandoned Character”

One of the aims of the Andersonville Irish Project is to use the men identified within the National Cemetery as...
March 28, 2021