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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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If you haven’t read John Hennessy’s superb Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle for Second Manassas, you definitely should (and while you’re at it, it’s worth picking up his volume on First Bull Run, An End to Innocence,...
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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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Our new IACW Campfire Chat video is now available on our YouTube Channel. We are hoping to do quite a few more in the future, so please consider subscribing to the Channel here. In the latest video, Brendan and Damian...
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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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In advance of St. Patrick’s Day I joined John Banks and Tom McMillan of the Antietam and Beyond Podcast to chat about the Irish Brigade and other Irish at Antietam, and Irish participation in the Civil War more generally. It...
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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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The latest StoryMap from my recent Civil War related trip to Georgia and Tennessee is now live. This one is the latest installment of the “Storied Tombstones” series, which explores Irish graves in National Cemeteries. Those in Marietta relate to...
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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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I have recently returned from Georgia and Tennessee where I was on the trail of Irish in the American Civil War. A lot of my posts over the next period will relate to that trip. One of the opportunities I...
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