Most of the units that fought in the American Civil War contained at least some Irishmen. However, certain formations contained larger numbers than others; some were raised specifically as Irish regiments, for example the 90th Illinois, while others were dominated by Irishmen as a consequence of either recruiting patterns or the combination of companies from which they were made up. The aim of the After Action Reports page is to provide access to the battle reports of these units as they appear in the Official Records. It will be gradually added to and expanded over time; just click on the formation you are interested in below to see what reports are currently available. If you have any suggestions for inclusion in the list please drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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
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