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  1. Pat Young

    Thomas Francis Meagher Resigns As Commander of the Irish Brigade May 8, 1863 "That Brigade no longer exists"

    Thomas Francis Meagher bust, Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY. Brig. Gen. Thomas Francis Meagher had organized the Irish Brigade in 1861. On May 8, 1863 he tendered his resignation as its commander. Daily National Intelligencer Friday, May 15, 1863 Washington (DC), DC Vol: LI Issue: 15830 Page: 2
  2. Pat Young

    Remembering the Fredericksburg Dead of the Irish Brigade in Queens, N.Y. Dec. 15. 2018 Photo Tour

    The Battle of Fredericksburg took place 156 years ago this week. Today, in Calvary Cemetery in Queens the New York National Guard held its annual memorial service for the men of the Irish Brigade who gave their lives at Fredericksburg. Over several posts, I will upload photos of the event.
  3. James N.

    Book Review My Life in the Irish Brigade by William McCarter

    According to the blurb inside the dust jacket, "My Life in the Irish Brigade: The Civil War Memoirs of Private William McCarter, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry", is a sweeping saga of his wartime service - the first full-length memoir ever published by an enlisted man in the Irish Brigade." This...
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