Did you realise that hundreds of thousands of Irishmen would have participated in the American Civil War? You can now find those fighting Irish in over six million Civil War records recently released online by Findmypast.
Quick facts on Irish-Americans in the Civil War:
Findmypast has recently published online over six million Civil War records for you to trace your warring ancestors. The records include Civil War soldiers, sailors, prisoners and Medal of Honor recipients and cover the duration of the war (1861-1865). You’ll find entries for both Union and Confederate sides. The records can tell you great details on your ancestor including enlistment details and physical descriptions.
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