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69th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

Pennsylvania, Irish Volunteer Infantry, Baker Zouaves Companies I and K

Richard Harvey Morris (1829 - 1864) - Find A Grave Photos

Lost children of Eireann: New York volunteer Infantry, commonly know as The Irish Brigade, fighting at Antietam, the single bloodiest day in US history.

By Don Troiani, The Irish in the Confederacy.  Confederate Artillery Sergeant.    In honor of my gg Grandfather. This is the same uniform he would've worn. Private, Chief Bugler and Sergeant, Tenth Texas Field Battery, Capt Joseph H. Pratt's Company Artillery, Texas Volunteers. A member of the battery later claimed that of the original seventy-two men who joined in Jefferson, Texas, only seventeen were present at the surrender in 1865. My gg Grandfather was one of them.

By Don Troiani, Painting by a Great Artist, depicting an Irish Confederate Volunteer !

Captain John H. Donovan of the 69th New York   Green cockade of the Fenians pinned to his sleeve.

Capt John H Donovan NYSV. Possibly a mourning cockade or Fenian badge on his arm.

" Brothers of Ireland" The Irish Brigade lead by General Meagher (in his green velvet suit) rushes to relieve the 9th Massachusetts (Irish) at the battle of Gaine's Mill. The Irish brigade had removed their coats because of the heat and fought in their shirt sleeves.

Brothers of Ireland General Meagher leads the NY of the Irish Brigade to relieve the Mass at the Battle of Gaines Mill.

"New York's Bravest" . The 69th New York and the 11th New York (1st Fire Zouaves) defend the 69th's Green Irish flag at the Battle of First Manassas.

"New York's Bravest" by Don Troiani. The New York State Militia is depicted in action at the first Battle of Bull Run, July 1861 on Henry House Hill. They are mixed with the remnants of the New York Fire Zouaves.

Celtic Units In American Civil War

Roddy McCorley: A song about the Irish Rebellion of popular during the American Civil War and played by the Regimental String Band.

Private of the Royal Irish Rifles, taken prisoner by the Germans, April 1918. The German Spring Offensive, March-July, 1918. WWI - (V)

Private of the Royal Irish Rifles, taken prisoner by the Germans. The German Spring Offensive, March - July

Legion Irlandaise (Napoleon's Irish Legion) 1803 - 1815

Legion Irlandaise (Napoleon's Irish Legion) 1803 - 1815 in The Napoleonic Period Forum