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Lincoln and the Irish

The Untold Story of How the Irish Helped Abraham Lincoln Save the Union

Niall O'Dowd

An unprecedented narrative of the relationship that swung the Civil War. When Picket charged at Gettysburg, it was the Fighting Irish 69th who held fast while the surrounding regiments broke and ran. And it was Abraham Lincoln who, after the battle, picked up a corner of one of the Irish colors, kissed it, and said, “God bless the Irish flag.”Linco...
Publish Date
2018
March 6
Goodreads rating
4.02
ISBN
9781510736344
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 19, 2018
A great book by Niall O Dowd. A fascinating story very well told. Read it on the plane on way home. Go raibh maith sgat Niall.      source