Posts tagged with: Irish in Britain

As part of the new suite of elements forming part of Irish in the American Civil War I am developing an occasional YouTube series exploring relevant topics, interspersed with footage I have taken while at relevant locations. The first in that series takes...
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The 1893 Act of Congress that halted Civil War pension payments to non-residents of the United States who could not prove their citizenship is a topic I have explored frequently on previous occasions (see for example my book The Forgotten Irish and The...
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A recent post explored some of the American Civil War veterans buried around Newcastle Upon Tyne in England, where I am currently carrying out research on the Irish of the American Civil War at Northumbria University. I have continued to...
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The widow’s and dependent pension files reveal the stories of Irish families from counties up and down the island of Ireland. But the files also provide an insight into another, rarely considered element of Irish service in the American Civil War–...
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