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The Resource Forgotten Irish : Irish Emigrant Experiences in America, Damian Shiels, (electronic resource)

Forgotten Irish : Irish Emigrant Experiences in America, Damian Shiels, (electronic resource)

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Forgotten Irish : Irish Emigrant Experiences in America
Title
Forgotten Irish
Title remainder
Irish Emigrant Experiences in America
Statement of responsibility
Damian Shiels
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of the American Civil War 1.6 million Irish-born people were living in the United States. The majority had emigrated to the major industrialized cities of the North; New York alone was home to more than 200,000 Irish, one in four of the total population. The research for this book has its origins in the pension records of the Civil War, which included birth and baptismal certs, medical records, and letters and private correspondence between family members. The treasure trove of material made available by the widows and dependent files comes, however, at a cost. In every instance, the file only exists due to the death of a soldier or sailor. From that as its starting point, colored by sadness, the author has crafted the stories of 35 Irish families whose lives were emblematic of the nature of the Irish emigrant experience
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Shiels, Damian
Dewey number
  • 973.049162
  • 973.049162
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.I6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Immigrants
  • Irish
  • United States
  • Ireland
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Forgotten Irish : Irish Emigrant Experiences in America, Damian Shiels, (electronic resource)
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http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MDk4MDg3Ng==
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Publication
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unknown
Control code
frd00012705
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780750980876
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780750980876
  • (Sirsi) b1476274
Label
Forgotten Irish : Irish Emigrant Experiences in America, Damian Shiels, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/OTc4MDc1MDk4MDg3Ng==
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00012705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780750980876
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780750980876
  • (Sirsi) b1476274

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