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The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 19, 2014  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

Immigrant Women in the Civil War

Marie Tepe is one of the Civil War Era immigrant women who appears in The Immigrants' Civil War.

Immigrant Women in the Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 19, 2014  

An Index to articles on women immigrants in the Civil War.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

Immigrants played a key role in designing, constructing, and detonating one of the most devastating weapons of the Civil War.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 10, 2014  

A Latino engineer and a Welsh mine foreman teamed up to construct a tunnel that literally blew a hole in the Confederate defenses at Petersburg in July 1864.

The Immigrants’ Civil War Table of Contents

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 5, 2014  

All of our articles.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 5, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Latinos

Captain Rafael Chacon was one of thousands of Latinos who served in the Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Latinos

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 5, 2014  

Index of The Immigrants' Civil War articles on Latinos.

Immigrants at the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865

The second largest city in Virginia was under siege for ten months.

Immigrants at the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 4, 2014  

An Index to articles on the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865.

Petersburg: The Beginning of a Ten Month Battle that Devoured Men and Disabled the Irish Brigade

Black soldiers played an important role in the fighting at Petersburg.

Petersburg: The Beginning of a Ten Month Battle that Devoured Men and Disabled the Irish Brigade

by Patrick Young, Esq. on August 12, 2014  

The Irish Brigade might not survive the Battle of Petersburg.

Two Irish Brigades Swept Away by a Hurricane from Hell at Cold Harbor

By 1864 deadly trench warfare had replaced the open battlefields of the first two years of the Civil War.

Two Irish Brigades Swept Away by a Hurricane from Hell at Cold Harbor

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 31, 2014  

The Irish Brigade and the Irish Legion attacked well-entrenched Confederates at Cold Harbor, Virginia.

Remembering The Immigrants’ Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 30, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War

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