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# American Civil War

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# hidden history
This Irish woman fought as a man in the USA's Civil War
Albert Cashier was born Jennie Hodgers in Clogherhead.
# American Civil War
US captain Michael Bradley responds to 'sheep' Alexi Lalas
Lalas called out the current squad as “a bunch of soft, under-performing, tattooed millionaires”.
Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family's story
The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.
# Hindsight
A US paper that called the 1863 Gettysburg address 'silly' has issued a retraction
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”.
Column: Festivities and trauma – St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the American Civil War
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
Hidden History: The Irish and the American Civil War
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?
World's oldest man dies at grand age of 114
Walter Breuning passed away in the US on Thursday. He had put his long life down to a strict diet of two meals a day.