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The Greatest Brigade: How the Irish Brigade Cleared the Way to Victory in the American Civil War

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The Greatest Brigade: How the Irish Brigade Cleared the Way to Victory in the American Civil War - Craughwell, Thomas J
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The Irish Brigade played a key role in all the major battles including the Peninsula Campaign, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Petersburg, and Appomattox and wasn't decommissioned until WWI. It was full of larger than life characters and effectively led by a charismatic commander who was court marshaled for revolutionary activity in Ireland and was dismissed to enable him to serve in the war. Some numbers say that this unit lost more than 4,000 soldiers, one of the largest body counts of any brigade, ...

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The Greatest Brigade: How the Irish Brigade Cleared the Way to Victory in the American Civil War 2013, Crestline

ISBN-13: 9780785830559

Trade paperback

The Greatest Brigade: How the Irish Brigade Cleared the Way to Victory in the American Civil War 2011, Fair Winds Press, Rockport

ISBN-13: 9781592334780

Paperback