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An Outline of ‘The Irish in the American Civil War’ Book

I am delighted to announce that my first book, ‘The Irish in the American Civil War’ published by The History Press Ireland, is now available. If you are interested, the best place to purchase the book is from The History Press Ireland website page, here. They will ship anywhere free of charge. In addition the […]

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'Michigan Bridget' as she was portrayed in post war illustrations (Livermore)

Bridget Diver: Custer’s Female Wolverine

Previous posts on the site have explored the stories of remarkable Irish women such as Jennie Hodgers, who served as Albert D.J. Cashier in the 95th Illinois Infantry, and Mary Sophia Hill, who accompanied her brother to the front and became known as the ‘Florence Nightingale of the¬†Confederacy.’ Another such woman was Bridget Diver*, whose […]

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