Tag Archives: Irish Americans
When asked the question about someone from the time period of the American Civil War that I admire most, I must admit it was daunting to pick just one individual. It would be easy to pick one a Grant, Lee, … Continue reading
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a day many folks find something from Ireland to enjoy. I have two traditions on the unofficial holiday: wear a little green and remember the Irish-American contributions during the Civil War. Last year, I wrote … Continue reading
With St. Patrick’s Day coming up this week, we thought it’d be a good time to ask… Do you have a favorite Irish-American regiment, commander, or soldier from the Civil War?
The journey of Irish songs now woven into the collections of traditional American music represents the journeys of the Irish people and how music and a war intertwined to bring the Irish immigrants into a more positive light in 19th … Continue reading