Posts filed under: Andersonville Irish

I am delighted to announce that the Andersonville Irish Project has secured some important new research funding thanks to the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta and the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs. The support that the project has received...
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We are pleased to release the second infographic to mark the Andersonville Irish Project passing 1000 identified men. You can view the first infographic, which explores the demographics of these Irishmen, by clicking here. The new infographic explores some aspects...
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The Andersonville Irish Project recently went past 1000 identified Irish American victims of the Confederate prison camp. In the first of two infographics, we take a look at some of the demographic information we can glean from their stories. To...
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The Andersonville Irish Project continues apace; we have now identified almost 1,050 Irish Americans who perished at the prison. One of the men identified in recent days is Leitrim native Edward Carter, who was around 25-years-old when he died at...
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The recent dedication of the memorial at Andersonville was a historic event. As well as remembering the impact of the prison on Irish emigrants and their families, it was the first time that an American Civil War related memorial was...
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One of the notable outcomes of our ongoing Andersonville Irish Project is the identification of concentrations of Irish servicemen in non-ethnic regiments, including largely Irish companies. A lot more work is needed on such Irish company level formations, exploring how...
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Recently I joined Fin of the Irish History Podcast to discuss the Andersonville Irish Project and the memorial plaque to the Irish unveiled at Andersonville National Historic Site. The episode is now available through all the usual podcast hosts, and...
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Earlier this week, to mark the major upcoming Irish event at Andersonville National Historic Site we shared the first of our new project infographics, which explored the demographics of the first 850 men we have identified. You can check that...
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Last week we brought you the big news of the upcoming 19th October event at the Andersonville National Historic Site, when a plaque will be unveiled to commemorate the Irish American dead of Andersonville and their families (more on that...
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I am delighted to be able to share the fantastic news with readers that on Thursday 19th October next a memorial plaque will be unveiled at Andersonville National Historic Site to the memory of the Irish Americans who died there...
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