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