Tag Archives: Book Review
The Irish in the American Civil War (History Press Ireland)

Some Reflections On Three Years Writing ‘Irish in the American Civil War’

This past weekend marked the third anniversary of the Irish in the American Civil War blog. Sincerest thanks to all of you who have read articles on the site over that time, to those who have taken the time to comment, contribute and share your knowledge, and also to those who have contributed guest posts. […]

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The Battle of Beaver Creek, 26th June 1862

Book Review: Memoir of Andrew J. Byrne

Andrew J. Byrne was born in Dublin in 1830. In 1898 he decided to commence writing his memoirs, which he finished in 1909, two years before his death. Superficially there seems to be nothing unusual about Byrne’s life; he was born in Dublin and died in Dublin, and spent much of his life employed in […]

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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 thoseĀ 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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