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Sir Peter Taits Factory, Limerick

Clothing the Confederacy: Taits of Limerick

The remarkable story of the Confederate uniforms made in Limerick and shipped to the South through the Federal Blockade. Sir Peter Tait was born in Scotland in 1828, but moved to Limerick at a young age. In 1844 he obtained a job working as a shop assistant in the Cumine and Mitchell department store.  However, […]

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