This week we are remembering the 157th Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga in September of 1863. On September 16 and 17, 1863, an Irish Union Colonel was trying to warn his commander at Chickamauga that a third of Robert E. Lee's army had just arrived in Georgia. I will post additional articles in this thread throughout the week.
Join The Immigrants’ Civil War on Facebook On September 17, 1863, Colonel Robert Minty was on the northern end of a Union army that thought that it was chasing the Confederate Army of Tennessee out of the state it was named for. Minty, a 31 year old Irish immigrant who had served in the British […]