The new post shares a brief podcast that was originally prepared for Irish Community Level Patrons. While thousands of Irish soldiers and sailors died of disease and battle during the war, what about those who experienced more unusual deaths? The podcast examines some of the more unfortunate I have come across, and explores the potential financial consequences for those left behind when loved one experienced a non-conventional death. You can listen to the podcast by pressing play below.

Podcast Short: The Civil War’s Unfortunate Irish Servicemen by The Forgotten Irish Podcast

Thousands of Irish soldiers in the American Civil War died from disease and battle. But what about those who had more unusual, more unfortunate, deaths? This short podcast explores some of their stories, and the unintended consequences such a death could have on the families they left behind.