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Burnside: A "Want of Success"

(This essay was originally published by the Newport Daily News on June 18, 2014.)

Ambrose Everett Burnside, Rhode Island’s most famous Civil War general, had a military career with actions sometimes very competent and praiseworthy but at other times incompetent and ineffective. 784 more words

New Goals

After another long, busy recess , I have some new updates and some new goals to share. First are the new project goals for completion some time near the end of summer, which are explained in more detail below: 1,048 more words


'Tell Him I Am A Soger': Lyrics, Loyalty and Family in the Letters of an Irish Brigade Faugh

Patrick Kelly emigrated from Co. Galway to Boston with his parents. In 1861 he enlisted in the 28th Massachusetts Infantry, an Irish regiment that ultimately served in the Irish Brigade. 3,531 more words

Irish American Civil War