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# american-civil-war - Sunday 5 November, 2017

This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War
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This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War

Nov 5th 2017, 10:30 AM 27,286 Views 16 Comments

Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.

# american-civil-war - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

US captain Michael Bradley responds to 'sheep' Alexi Lalas
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US captain Michael Bradley responds to 'sheep' Alexi Lalas

Sep 13th 2017, 9:04 PM 13,132 Views 7 Comments

Lalas called out the current squad as “a bunch of soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires”.

# american-civil-war - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family's story
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Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family's story

Oct 19th 2014, 12:00 PM 203 Views 11 Comments

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# american-civil-war - Friday 15 November, 2013

A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction
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A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction

Nov 15th 2013, 11:57 AM 7,250 Views 24 Comments

On President Lincoln’s iconic speech, The Patriot-News of Harrisburg said yesterday that, “In the fullness of time, we have come to a different conclusion”.

# american-civil-war - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Column: Festivities and trauma – St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the American Civil War
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Column: Festivities and trauma – St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the American Civil War

Mar 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 204 Views 13 Comments

On St Patrick’s Day 150 years ago, the Union Irish Brigade took time out from the American Civil War to embark on a day of celebrations. The ensuing festivities have passed into American Civil War legend, writes Damian Shiels.

# american-civil-war - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Hidden History: The Irish and the American Civil War
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Hidden History: The Irish and the American Civil War

Sep 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 34,299 Views 42 Comments

Did you know that nearly 200,000 Irish men (and some women) served in this war – and tens of thousands of them were killed in action?

# american-civil-war - Friday 15 April, 2011

World's oldest man dies at grand age of 114
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World's oldest man dies at grand age of 114