American Civil War historian Dr. Susannah J. Ural of the University of Southern Mississippi is the author of The Harp and the Eagle: Irish Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865. Published in 2006, the book not only examines Irish motivation for joining the army, but also their changing attitudes to the war as it progressed. On 17th March 2010 Dr. Ural gave a lecture exploring these topics for The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center’s Perspectives in Military History Series. This excellent presentation has been made available on the internet and is well worth viewing if you are interested in the Irish experience of the war.
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January 14, 2011 | 2 Comments
Author:Damian ShielsI am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.
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