Posts tagged with: Commemoration

As I have noted regularly over the last number of years on this site and elsewhere, Ireland has not done enough to remember the impact of the American Civil War on people from the island. Recent months have however seen...
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Author of Chicago’s Irish Legion: The 90th Illinois Volunteers in the Civil War and friend of the site Jim Swan has brought a fascinating artefact relating to the Irish Brigade to my attention. Jim spotted it being displayed by a...
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The Battle of Glendale was fought on June 30th 1862 during the Seven Days Battles in Virginia, when Confederate forces attacked their Federal counterparts as part of the Peninsula Campaign. Among the Union troops that day were the 69th Pennsylvania...
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