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in the 19th century United States.
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Famine-era emigrants
and the conflict that changed their lives
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IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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Discussing the Andersonville Irish with the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana

As some of you may be aware, I was away conducting some research at Andersonville National Historic Site as part...
November 29, 2021
+ Soldiers of the 170th New York Infantry, Corcoran's Irish Legion during the Civil War (Library of Congress)

Ireland’s Forgotten Great War? Re-evaluating the American Civil War’s Place in Irish History

Back in 2019 I published a feature in History Ireland magazine exploring the importance of the American Civil War in...
November 5, 2021
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Andersonville Irish Spotlight: Grave 12083. Stephen Small, A “Misused” Child Laborer

To the police of Albany, New York, the Small brothers were well-known troublemakers. The two boys, Henry and Stephen, were...
October 29, 2021