To thank Gerry Regan for his delightful article, "Author James Francis Smith's Eye Fixed on Irish-America", I'm offering a copy of my Kindle book "Irish-American Chronicle" as an email insert to the members of thenewwildgeese. Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "The Wild Geese," and I''ll reply with an attachment of the book.
Irish-American Chronicle is a concise tale (130+ pages) which takes the reader along a historical byway lightly…Continue
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Philadelphia native James Francis Smith, a graduate of LaSalle University, has an MBA from Pacific Lutheran University, an unlikely pedigree for a historical novelist. The credential served him well in his first career, in industry and finance. Putting those aside, Jim, who recently won WG's Tell Your Irish Story contest, turned to his first love—historical novels.…Continue
As February’s Black History Month fades into memory and March’s Irish History Month begins its ascendancy, there’s a brief moment where the black takes on a tinge of green.
Few realize that these two ethnic groups, African-Americans and Irish-Americans, who together make up one-quarter of…Continue
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by Joseph E. Gannon
(Left: The final, tragic, moments of Patrick Cleburne, as painted by artist Don Troiani.)…Continue
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|Union troops about to overrun the Confederate center on Missionary Ridge. A detail from a Battle of Mission Ridge lithograph by Cosack & Co., 1886. Click on the image to see the full…|
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