Tag Archives: Red Cloud
The area where the Fetterman Fight took place (Photo:Junkerjorg)

Irish Casualties of the Fetterman Fight- A Complete List

After a number of weeks work a new page has been added to the site, which looks at those Irish-born men who died in the Fetterman Fight. This action took place on 21st December 1866 and involved the annihilation of a command of 81 men from Fort Phil Kearney- the worst disaster to befall United […]

Continue Reading
Fetterman Fight 1866

The Irishmen Who Fell in the Fetterman Fight, 21st December 1866

Although this site is dedicated to the Irish in the American Civil War, I recently came across some records pertaining to a number of Irishmen who died in 1866 that I thought worthy of inclusion. Footnote.com are currently in the process of adding Final Statements from 1862-1899 to their resources, a process that is currently […]

Continue Reading
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,105 other followers