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  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Interview with Damian Shiels: Irish Emigrants

    Although Irish scholar Damian Shiels trained in the archaeological study of conflict, he expanded his focus a decade ago to the Irish connection to the Civil War. While preparing for an exhibition of the military history of Ireland at the...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    Killed at Gettysburg

    Letters reveal pain of those left behind. In the weeks following the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, tens of thousands of families waited anxiously for word of the fate of their loved ones and friends serving in the contending armies. Had...