Author:Damian Shiels

I am an archaeologist based in Ireland, specialising in conflict archaeology.

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5 Comments on ““Their Cries Were Most Agonizing”: An Irish-American’s Overland Account, from The Wilderness to Petersburg”

  1. February 16, 2016 at 6:35 pm #

    Great letters & story here. I must share this on the Overland Campaign’s page. Thanks once again for your work.

  2. February 18, 2016 at 4:18 am #

    Reblogged this on Lenora's Culture Center and Foray into History.

  3. February 24, 2016 at 1:28 am #

    I have listed this post in Interesting Blogs at
    http://thatmomentintime-crissouli.blogspot.com.au/2016/02/friday-fossicking-18th-feb-2016.html
    Thanks, Damian

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  1. The 147th NY and a Letter to the Irish-American: Second Petersburg, June 18, 1864 — The Siege of Petersburg Online - February 14, 2016

    […] Shiels, at Irish in the American Civil War, just posted a series of letters from Thomas W. Kearney, 147th New York, to the New York Irish-American over the course of the Overland Campaign, in 1864.  The last letter in the series covers June 18, […]

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