The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin will be holding a day of events on 16th April to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War. Professor Thomas Bartlett of the University of Aberdeen will discuss ‘Ireland and the American Civil War’, while Dr. Patrick Geoghegan of Trinity College, Dublin and Newstalk’s Talking History will present a lecture entitled ‘The Lost Cause: Irish Military Experience in the War and After’. Good friend of this site and author of the excellent Myles Keogh: Three Wars; Two Continents; One Irish Soldier page, Robert Doyle, will be talking about Myles Walter Keogh’s experience during the Civil War. Dr. Una Ni Bhroimeil of the Department of History in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick will chair a question and answer session following the lectures. It promises to be a great event so if you are around Dublin on the 16th be sure to check it out!
You are here: Home » National Museum of Ireland Seminar on Irish in the American Civil War
April 7, 2011 | 1 Comment
Author:Damian ShielsI am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.
Search Over 375 Articles on The Irish in the American Civil War
- The Pope’s Irish Soldiers and the Civil War November 9, 2010
- Ireland’s Forgotten Famine Generation September 8, 2012
- Medal of Honor: Sergeant Dennis J.F. Murphy, 14th Wisconsin Infantry January 31, 2011
- Naming Over 800 Union Soldiers Who Supported the Poor of Ireland March 15, 2013
- ‘How I Came to Kill Your Brother': A Confederate Reveals an Irish-American’s Final Moments November 2, 2013
69th New York Abraham Lincoln American Civil War AmericanCivilWar Atlanta Campaign Battle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Battle of Gettysburg CivilWar Confederate Confederate States Army Confederate States of America Corcoran's Irish Legion Forgotten Irish Fredericksburg Gettysburg History Ireland Ireland American Civil War Irish Irish American Irish American Civil War Irish Brigade Irish Civil War Irish Diaspora Irish emigration Irish History Irish in the American Civil War Irish Legion Irish Veterans Medal of Honor Michael Corcoran National Museum of Ireland New York New York Irish New York Irish-American Patrick Cleburne Pennsylvania Robert E. Lee Tennessee Thomas Francis Meagher Ulysses S. Grant Union Union Army United States
- 411,514 hits