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Map of Ireland showing nativity of members of the 23rd Illinois Infantry (Sara Nylund)

Resources: Birthplaces of Irish Soldiers

The site has featured a number of posts based on research I carried out on the birthplaces of the men of the 23rd Illinois Infantry (Mulligan’s Irish Brigade) which led to the production of a number of maps to show what countries, states and Irish counties men in that regiment came from. In addition friend […]

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Chicago Irish Legion

Book Review: Chicago’s Irish Legion

Books on Irish regiments in the Civil War have long focused on the Eastern Theatre, most specifically on those¬†units in the Army of the Potomac who formed the Irish Brigade. Although the Western Theatre is now beginning to ‘see some action’ in terms of books on the Irish experience, it has tended to focus on […]

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