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An Irish Man and a French Woman Between Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor

Marie Tepe was honored for her bravery during and after combat.

An Irish Man and a French Woman Between Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 26, 2014  

A French immigrant woman's courage won the admiration of her brothers in arms.

A Second Irish Brigade’s Catastrophe at a Forgotten Fight Near Spotsylvania

In the middle of the fighting near Spotsylvania Virginia, a second Irish brigade joined the Union army under U.S. Grant.

A Second Irish Brigade’s Catastrophe at a Forgotten Fight Near Spotsylvania

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 1, 2014  

The Irish Brigade was one of the most famous units of the Civil War. A second Irish brigade, Corcoran's Irish Legion is nearly forgotten.

The Irish Brigade in The Immigrants’ Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 30, 2014  

The Irish Brigade Index.

Immigrants In The Overland Campaign

Spotsylvania, the scene of the Irish Brigade's bloody fighting in May of 1864, was a key battlefield in the Overland Campaign.

Immigrants In The Overland Campaign

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 29, 2014  

An Index to The Immigrants' Civil War articles on the Overland Campaign during May and June of 1864.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: War in the Eastern Theater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 29, 2014  

Index of The Immigrants' Civil War articles on the Civil War in the East.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 29, 2014  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

Peter Welsh: What Sacrifice Must the Immigrant Make for His Adopted Land?

Fighting by the Irish Brigade at Spotsylvania lasted 20 hours on May 12, 1864.

Peter Welsh: What Sacrifice Must the Immigrant Make for His Adopted Land?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 20, 2014  

When the color sergeant of the Irish Brigade was wounded, a great victory had seemingly been won.

Peter Welsh: Flag Bearer of the Irish Brigade

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 11, 2014  

A soldier in The Immigrants' Civil War.

Remembering Immigrant Soldiers on Memorial Day

Soldiers National Monument at the center of the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

Remembering Immigrant Soldiers on Memorial Day

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 23, 2014  

During the first Memorial Day, one quarter of those being honored were immigrants.

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