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Irish Themed Union Envelope (Civil War Treasures from the New York Historical Society, via Library of Congress)

Discussion and Debate: A Response to ‘On Stereotyping Irish Soldiers’

The first in our ‘Discussion and Debate’ series saw author Jim Swan put forward an article ‘On Stereotyping Irish Soldiers’. Among the works cited in the piece was The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865, written by Professor Susannah Ural of the University of Southern Mississippi (for a lecture she […]

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