The Irish in the Civil War

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  1. The History of the 9th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, June, 1861-June, 1864
    When the Civil War erupted, more than 1,000 Irish Americans formed the North Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment, the first of the state’s ethnic regiments. This book is a history of the regiment, told by Daniel Macnamara,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
    Hardback | £87.00
    Paperback | £37.00
  2. Commanding Boston's Irish Ninth
    Christian Samito writes in his introduction: "In reading Guiney’s words, one can have a fuller appreciation of what motivated civilians to volunteer to fight a war and of the privations they suffered in service to their country."... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1997
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  3. The Story of the 116th Regiment
    A story of the 116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Soon after arriving at the front of the War of Rebellion it was attached to General Thomas Meagher's Irish Brigade of the Army of the Poomac. For the next two years the regiment... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Hardback | £45.00
  4. The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns
    Few brigades of the Civil War can boast of a record as distinguished as that of New York’s 69th, yet it has never fully received the attention warranted by its record of military excellence, distinctive reputation, and the unusual... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1994
    Hardback | £50.00
  5. An Irishman in the Iron Brigade
    No soldier went off to the Civil War with quicker step than 17-year-old James Patrick Sullivan. A hired man on a farm in Juneau County, Wisconsin, he was among the first to anwer Lincoln's call for volunteers in 1861. Sullivan... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  6. Memoirs of Chaplain Life
    Of all the units that fought in the Civil War, the Irish Brigade seems to be the most recognized. Comprised of troops from New York who were mostly Irish-Catholics, this unit proved itself in some of the most important battles... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1992
    Hardback | £45.00
  7. Irish Green and Union Blue
    "Very seldom does one come across so inspiring a volume. . . . It belongs in every Irish-American library. . . . Anyone with an interest in the Civil War and/or the history of the Irish in America should own a copy of this very... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1986
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £33.00