Fighting Irish in the American Civil War and the invasion of Mexico : essays

TitleFighting Irish in the American Civil War and the invasion of Mexico : essays
Publication TypeBook
Year of PublicationN/A
Series EditorMitchell, Arthur
PublisherMcFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
City, CountryJefferson, North Carolina
Abstract

As mid-19th century America erupted in violence with the invasion of Mexico and the outbreak of the Civil War, Irish immigrants joined in large numbers on both sides. History has honored the valor of many. This collection of essays examines the involvement of Irish men and women in American military life from 1840 to 1865