The Resource Irish Americans in the Confederate Army, Sean Michael O'Brien ; foreword by Kelly J. O'Grady

Irish Americans in the Confederate Army, Sean Michael O'Brien ; foreword by Kelly J. O'Grady

Label
Irish Americans in the Confederate Army
Title
Irish Americans in the Confederate Army
Statement of responsibility
Sean Michael O'Brien ; foreword by Kelly J. O'Grady
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Overviews Irish Americans in the South, the Irish immigrant experience and typical Irish Confederate soldier, Irish communities' support of Southern war effort, actions where Irish American soldiers were present in influential numbers. Major battles of the war are discussed including Manassas, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Shiloh, Murfreesboro and Appomattox. Appendices list Irish commands and commanders in the Confederate Army"--Provided by publisher
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via the World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Sean Michael
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E585.I75
LC item number
O27 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Grady, Kelly J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Irish American soldiers
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
  • Irish Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Irish Americans
Label
Irish Americans in the Confederate Army, Sean Michael O'Brien ; foreword by Kelly J. O'Grady
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012669.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Contents
Prologue : Celtic war cry -- The new country : Irish immigrants in the South -- Fighting Irish : the character of the Irish Confederate soldier -- Home front : the Irish family, community, and church in war -- Green flag unfurled : Manassas and the Valley Campaign -- Defending Richmond : the seven days, June 1862 -- Southern offensive : Second Manassas and Sharpsburg, August-September 1862 -- "With distinguished gallantry and coolness" : Fredericksburg, December 1862 -- "A stubborn and bloody conflict" : Gettysburg, July 1863 -- "To no avail" : Wilderness to Appomattox, May 1864-April 1865 -- Hornets' nest : the Irish at Shiloh, April 1862 -- "Gallantry and courage" : Perryville and Murfreesboro, October-December 1862 -- The contest for Chattanooga : Chickamauga to Ringgold Gap, September-November 1863 -- The contest for Atlanta, May-September 1864 -- "Carnival of death" : Franklin, November 1864 -- "Up-hill work" : Charleston, Savannah, and Fort Fisher -- To the last ditch : from Fort Pickens to Fort Blakely, 1861-1865 -- The struggle for the Mississippi -- West of the Sabine : the Irish in Texas -- Epilogue : "Their bones lie on every battle-field"
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786429981
Isbn Type
(ill. case bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012669
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • 2842216-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2842216
  • (Sirsi) o122309302
  • (OCoLC)122309302
Label
Irish Americans in the Confederate Army, Sean Michael O'Brien ; foreword by Kelly J. O'Grady
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012669.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-249) and index
Contents
Prologue : Celtic war cry -- The new country : Irish immigrants in the South -- Fighting Irish : the character of the Irish Confederate soldier -- Home front : the Irish family, community, and church in war -- Green flag unfurled : Manassas and the Valley Campaign -- Defending Richmond : the seven days, June 1862 -- Southern offensive : Second Manassas and Sharpsburg, August-September 1862 -- "With distinguished gallantry and coolness" : Fredericksburg, December 1862 -- "A stubborn and bloody conflict" : Gettysburg, July 1863 -- "To no avail" : Wilderness to Appomattox, May 1864-April 1865 -- Hornets' nest : the Irish at Shiloh, April 1862 -- "Gallantry and courage" : Perryville and Murfreesboro, October-December 1862 -- The contest for Chattanooga : Chickamauga to Ringgold Gap, September-November 1863 -- The contest for Atlanta, May-September 1864 -- "Carnival of death" : Franklin, November 1864 -- "Up-hill work" : Charleston, Savannah, and Fort Fisher -- To the last ditch : from Fort Pickens to Fort Blakely, 1861-1865 -- The struggle for the Mississippi -- West of the Sabine : the Irish in Texas -- Epilogue : "Their bones lie on every battle-field"
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
vii, 256 p.
Isbn
9780786429981
Isbn Type
(ill. case bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012669
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • 2842216-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2842216
  • (Sirsi) o122309302
  • (OCoLC)122309302

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