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Memoirs of chaplain life : three years with the Irish Brigade in the Army of the Potomac

Author: William Corby; Lawrence Frederick Kohl
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 1992.
Series: Irish in the Civil War, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The autobiography of William Corby, who became famous for granting general absolution to the soldiers of the Irish Brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corby, William, 1833-1897.
Memoirs of chaplain life.
New York : Fordham University Press, 1992
(OCoLC)795557220
Named Person: William Corby; William Corby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Corby; Lawrence Frederick Kohl
ISBN: 0823213870 9780823213870 0823212513 9780823212514
OCLC Number: 26095017
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 412 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Irish in the Civil War, no. 2.
Responsibility: by William Corby ; edited by Lawrence Frederick Kohl.

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An account of life in the army during the American Civil War. Corby describes all aspects of a soldier's life in the Irish Brigade of the Army of the Potomac. The book includes stories of both the  Read more...

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