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Gleeson, David T
The green and the gray : the Irish in the Confederate States of America / David T. Gleeson
Alternate Title Irish in the Confederate States of America
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E585.I75 G56 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Irish American soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- History
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Irish American
Confederate States of America. Army -- History
Subject(s) Irish Americans -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Immigrants -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Irish Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Physical Description xiii, 307 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-296) and index
Contents Introduction: the fighting Irish -- Reluctant secessionists: the Irish, southern politics, and the birth of the Confederacy -- Irish rebels, southern rebels: the Irish join the Confederate Army -- Faugh a ballagh! (clear the way!): the Irish in the Confederate Army -- Hard times: the Irish on the home front -- For God, Erin, and Carolina: Irish Catholics in the Confederacy -- Another "lost cause": the Irish after the Confederacy -- Conclusion: ambiguous Confederates
Series Civil War America (Series)

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