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IRISH IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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Inked Inmates: The Tattoos of Military Prisoners at Clinton Prison, 1864-1865

Irish in the American Civil War has a long-standing interest in Civil War-era tattoos and markings. Brendan’s new post is...
August 31, 2022
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Andersonville Irish Spotlight: Thomas O’Dea, The Clare Emigrant Who Immortalised Andersonville in Art. Part 1- Imagery.

The next series of Andersonville Irish Spotlight posts will share some of the results from work we carried out during...
August 23, 2022
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“Through:” The Emigrant Hamiltons of Tyrone. Part 2. “Roughs, Bowery Boys, Dead Rabbits”- The Formation of Kerrigan’s Rangers

This is the second part in a series of articles by myself and several guest contributors, chronicling the lives of...
July 31, 2022