“Civil War Immigrant Leaders” Now Available for Purchase

This newest book in my series, “Civil War Personalities: 50 At a Time,” is now available at amazon.com:


Of the tens of thousands of immigrants who played key roles for both the Union and Confederacy, this book focuses on a representative 50. Here are short descriptions of those on the cover, from top left:

  1. Patrick Cleburne, Ireland, Confederate General, “Stonewall of the West.”
  2. Thomas Meagher, Ireland, Union General, the “Irish Brigade.”

3. Sister Anthony O’Connell, Ireland, Union nurse

4. Friedrich Hecker, Germany, Union General

5. John Nicolay, German, Lincoln’s White House Chief of Staff

6. Heros von Borcke, Prussia, Confederate Cavalryman, JEB Stuart’s aide

7. Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, England, Medical Pioneer, Initiator of the Sanitary Commission idea

8. Allan Pinkerton, Scotland, Union Detective and Intel Chief

9. Marie Tepe, France, Union Nurse and “Vivandiere”

Author: geneofva

Author of "Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era," and of seven more Civil War books -- with more to come!!

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