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The Bombardment of Fort Sumter on 12th April 1861 (Library of Congress)

Revealed: The Tipperary Town Where the First Soldier to Die in the American Civil War was Born?

The first soldier to die in the American Civil War was Private Daniel Hough of the 1st United States Artillery, from Co. Tipperary.¬†Although we have long-known Hough was a Tipperary native, it has not been clear from where in that county he hailed. Details as to his wider family have also been scant. Recent research […]

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