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Grave 5212. Edward Carter. “My Hand Trembles with Joy”- The Last Letters of a...

The Andersonville Irish Project continues apace; we have now identified almost 1,050 Irish Americans who perished at the prison. One of the men identified...

Rare Images of an Irish American Family at War – Irish in the American...

As rare as it is to find identified images of Irish immigrant soldiers of the American Civil in the field, it is rarer still...

The Irish Brigade and Irish at Antietam – Irish in the American Civil War

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...

A Limerick Emigrant Dies from Cholera, 1867 – Irish in the American Civil War

A previous StoryMap post on the site explored the devastating toll the 1866-67 Cholera epidemic took on immigrant and African American families connected with...

Seeking Information on Leitrim Civil War Servicemen – Irish in the American Civil War

As regular readers will be aware we are pretty fond of a map here on Irish in the American Civil War. One of our...

Dedication of the Irish Memorial at Andersonville National Historic Site – Irish in the...

The recent dedication of the memorial at Andersonville was a historic event. As well as remembering the impact of the prison on Irish emigrants...

Company C, 38th Illinois Infantry- An Irish Labouring Gang at War? – Irish in...

One of the notable outcomes of our ongoing Andersonville Irish Project is the identification of concentrations of Irish servicemen in non-ethnic regiments, including largely...

A Walk Among Storied Tombstones-Marietta National Cemetery – Irish in the American Civil War

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 Irish in Andersonville- The Deadliest Place in America – Irish in the American...

Recently I joined Fin of the Irish History Podcast to discuss the Andersonville Irish Project and the memorial plaque to the Irish unveiled...