Hello and welcome to this new blog dedicated to exploring Irish involvement in the American Civil War. Although the Irish aspect to the conflict is widely recognised in the United States, it is surprisingly little studied in Ireland itself. This blog is intended to discuss different aspects of the American Civil War from an Irish perspective, both North and South, and bring together people with an interest in the topic. I hope you enjoy it!
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May 11, 2010 | 5 Comments
Author:Damian ShielsI am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.
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