Uniforms worn by Irish units.

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Anyone interested in the uniforms worn by Irish units might find this book of interest. The book cover shows Confederate Irish units.
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A few Irish regiments seem to get most of the attention. Many of the Union and Confederate Irish units seems to have worn standard uniforms.
 
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Emerald Guards, 8th Alabama Infantry marched off to war in green uniforms but switched to gray jackets trimmed with green when they reached Virginia.
 


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