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German General Carl Schurz Begins His Investigation of the Post-War South

Confederate soldiers returned to devastated communities after the end of the Civil War.

German General Carl Schurz Begins His Investigation of the Post-War South

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 25, 2015  

A German immigrant made a wide-ranging tour of the Deep South right after the last Confederate armies surrendered.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 17, 2015  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

Carl Schurz’s Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 17, 2015  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

Lincoln’s Funeral in Immigrant New York

Lincoln was seen as a martyr to Emancipation and Union after his murder on Good Friday.

Lincoln’s Funeral in Immigrant New York

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 14, 2015  

Lincoln's funeral in New York reflected the city's diversity and its divisions.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: Index of Indexes

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 13, 2015  

The Immigrants' Civil War

Immigrants and the Lincoln Assassination

Immigrants played many roles in the Lincoln Assassination.

Immigrants and the Lincoln Assassination

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 13, 2015  

Immigrants helped kill Lincoln and helped capture his killers.

Damian Shiels Wins Annual Immigrants’ Civil War Award

Damian Shiels traces Irish immigrants from Famine refugees to the slaughter of the Civil War.

Damian Shiels Wins Annual Immigrants’ Civil War Award

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 4, 2015  

An Irish historian uses the letters of bereft families to reconstruct the lives of Irish immigrants in the Civil War Era.

Lincoln’s Murder and the New York Irish American

Paper mourning flags were quickly printed to be attached to poles and displayed along the president's funeral route.

Lincoln’s Murder and the New York Irish American

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 1, 2015  

The death of Lincoln held dangers for his opponents.

Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

One of the most intensive manhunts in American history ended when two immigrants caught up with the assassin John Wilkes Booth.

Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 22, 2015  

Immigrants helped run down the two most sought after men in Civil War America.

Lincoln Assassinated: John Wilkes Booth’s Immigrant Conspirator

The murder of the president was part of a larger conspiracy to decapitate the government of the United States.

Lincoln Assassinated: John Wilkes Booth’s Immigrant Conspirator

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 9, 2015  

A German immigrant was part of the plot to kill Lincoln, and a Jewish immigrant tried to save him.

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