The green and the gray : the Irish in the Confederate States of America (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The green and the gray : the Irish in the Confederate States of America

Author: David T Gleeson
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Series: Civil War America.; Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why did many Irish Americans, who did not have a direct connection to slavery, choose to fight for the Confederacy? This perplexing question is at the heart of Gleeson's comprehensive analysis of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David T Gleeson
ISBN: 9781469612508 146961250X
OCLC Number: 955513138
Description: 1 online resource (307 p.).
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 Title: Civil War America.; Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: David T. Gleeson.

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