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Part of the ground through which the Confederates attacked on 2nd January 1863

‘A Body of Heroes’: The 35th Indiana at Stones River

The 272 men of the 35th Indiana seemed to be spending most of the Battle of Stones River out of harms way. The fighting had been ongoing since 31st December, when a Confederate force had smashed into the Union army’s right flank, almost winning a stunning victory for the Rebels. The Irishmen were positioned on […]

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After Action Reports

The main purpose of this site is to operate as a resource tool for those interested in the Irish experience of the American Civil War. To that end a new page has been created where the battle reports of wholly and partly Irish units will be added over the coming months. It will be consistently […]

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