Each month Professor Susannah Ural of The University of Southern Mississippi runs the ‘Ural on URLs’ feature in Civil War Times magazine, exploring the Civil War on the internet. Many readers of this site will be familiar with Professor Ural’s work through publications such as The Harp and the Eagle and Civil War Citizens. I was honoured that this month she chose as her focus my recent efforts to tell the stories of 41 Civil War pensioners in Ireland through the use of Twitter and Storify. For those who missed it, you can read more about that project and find a link to the Storify article here. In the Civil War Times piece Professor Ural provides more detail on the story of Cornelius Garvin and his mother Catherine from Bruff, Co. Limerick. Cornelius was killed in action with the 52nd New York Infantry at Spotsylvania in 1864- he and his mother’s story remains one of the most remarkable I have come across. To find out more about it be sure to check out the Civil War Times!
You are here: Home » An Appearance in Civil War Times Magazine
June 8, 2014 | 2 Comments
Author:Damian ShielsI am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.
- The Pope’s Irish Soldiers and the Civil War November 9, 2010
- Ireland’s Forgotten Famine Generation September 8, 2012
- ‘How I Came to Kill Your Brother': A Confederate Reveals an Irish-American’s Final Moments November 2, 2013
- 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
69th New York Abraham Lincoln American Civil War AmericanCivilWar Atlanta Campaign Battle of Antietam CivilWar Confederate Confederate States Army Confederate States of America Corcoran's Irish Legion Emigration 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 Medal of Honor 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 Widow's Pension Files
- 303,016 hits