Civil War Series
2:32 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Fighting Irish

In part 131 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that at least 20 Union regiments were all Irishmen, and their presence in camp and battle was always evident.

Castle Garden, served as an immigration depot throughout much of the 1800s. The Civil War in America from the Illustrated London News
Castle Garden, served as an immigration depot throughout much of the 1800s. The Civil War in America from the Illustrated London News
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