The Irish in the Civil War
The History of the 9th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, June, 1861-June, 1864
Daniel G. Macnamara
When the Civil War erupted, more than 1,000 Irish Americans formed the North Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment, the first of the state’s ethnic regiments. This book is a history of the regiment,...
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Commanding Boston's Irish Ninth
Christian G. Samito
Christian Samito writes in his introduction: "In reading Guiney’s words, one can have a fuller appreciation of what motivated civilians to volunteer to fight a war and of the privations they suffered...
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An Irishman in the Iron Brigade
William J.K. Beaudot and Lance J. Herdegan
No soldier went off to the Civil War with quicker step than 17-year-old James Patrick Sullivan. A hired man on a farm in Juneau County, Wisconsin, he was among the first to anwer Lincoln's call for...
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The Story of the 116th Regiment
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Memoirs of Chaplain Life
Of all the units that fought in the Civil War, the Irish Brigade seems to be the most recognized. Comprised of troops from New York who were mostly Irish-Catholics, this unit proved itself in some of...
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Irish Green and Union Blue
Lawrence Kohl and Margaret Cosse Richard
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