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The 9th New York Heavy Artillery (Company M) manning the Washington Defences (Library of Congress)

‘O God! What a Sight': Tragedy for an Irish Family at Cedar Creek

The Rebel attack at Cedar Creek on 19th October 1864 was one of the most audacious and finely executed flank attacks of the American Civil War. Jubal Early’s Confederates¬†overran a large part of the Army of the Shenandoah during the battle’s first hours. The surging wave of victorious Southerners forced back dozens of Union regiments, […]

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