Part 1: St. Patrick's Day in 1861 and 1862
Part 2: St. Patrick's Day in 1863
How St. Patrick's Day in the Year 1863 Was Celebrated by The Irish Brigade, A Reminscence by John Ryan
America's four-year Civil War often intruded as the Irish under arms geared up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Kevin O'Beirne, in Part 3 of 3, looks at the war's late years.
(Left: "Corcoran's Irish Legion Drummer, 1…
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