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History through the personal stories of those who lived it

IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

The web's most extensive site on the Irish experience

BLOG

Over 500 fully-referenced blog articles on different aspects of Irish emigration and emigrants

RESOURCES

Extensive resources on topics such as Medal of Honor recipients, Generals, regimental losses and book bibliography

VISUALISATIONS

Visualising data on the Irish experience to explore Irish emigrant history in new ways

EXPERTISE

Details on my writing, educational, curatorial and media experience

PUBLICATIONS

Information on my books and published papers and articles, both in the field of the Civil War and military history and archaeology
Damian Shiels
Blog Author
A historian and archaeologist with a passion for telling the personal stories of past people

Latest Articles

The most recent posts from the blog

Photography Focus: An Irish Brigade Husband & Wife– Can You Help Identify Them?

The Irish in the American Civil War website has benefited greatly over the years from the expertise, generosity and friendship of...
June 13, 2018

New Forgotten Irish Podcast

To accompany the YouTube Channel that has recently been revamped, I am delighted to announce that my new podcast The Forgotten...
June 6, 2018

Video: Waterford & the American Civil War

On 25 May last I delivered a lecture to the Waterford Archaeological & Historical Society at St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre...
May 30, 2018