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The Squire Bottom House, Perryville. The 5th Confederate and 10th Ohio were engaged near here (Photo: Hal Jespersen)

The Irish at Perryville: The 5th Confederate and 10th Ohio at the Squire Bottom Farm

The Battle of Perryville, Kentucky was the ‘high water mark’ of the Confederacy in the Western Theater. On 8th October 1862 Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of the Mississippi smashed into elements of Don Carlos Buell’s Union Army of the Ohio (mainly the I Corps), bringing on some of the most savage and confused fighting of […]

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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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