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IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Exploring the experiences of Irish emigrant men, women and children
in the 19th century United States.
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Famine-era emigrants
and the conflict that changed their lives
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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

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Video: Discovering the Andersonville Irish

Back in June I gave an online presentation for the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta on the topic of...
September 21, 2021
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Fictional Figures in Irish American Civil War Songs: Paddy O’Toole and Mister McFinnigan

In the first in an exciting new series exploring fictional figures in Irish American Civil War Songs, Catherine explores the...
September 19, 2021
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Photography Focus: Ragged Union Troops at Manassas Junction

This stereo photograph of three unidentified Federal soldiers and a young African American is, in my opinion, one of the...
August 29, 2021