Tag: Irish Diaspora

  • Civil War Bluejackets Features in Special Issue of Crossfire

    Civil War Bluejackets Features in Special Issue of Crossfire

    The Civil War Bluejackets team recently received an invitation from the American Civil War Roundtable UK to guest edit a special edition of their magazine, Crossfire. The main theme of the issue was the Irish experience of the conflict, but we took the opportunity to highlight the Bluejackets project through both the introduction and in […]

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  • USS Carondelet Spotlight: Reconstructing Individual Lives-Irish Immigrant James Carey

    USS Carondelet Spotlight: Reconstructing Individual Lives-Irish Immigrant James Carey

    Our first post on Civil War Bluejackets sought to demonstrate how the muster rolls allow for a detailed look at the often hard to reach experiences of formerly enslaved African Americans. They also provide a similar opportunity with working class European immigrants. Given that March marks Irish American Heritage Month in the United States, we decided to take a […]

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