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Shamrock & Sword: The Saint Patrick's Battalion in the U. S.

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Book News Annotation:

The US Army court-martialled them; the Mexican government erected a monument to them. Miller (history, Calif. State U. at Hayward) tells the story of the Americans (many, but not all of whom were Irish immigrants) who deserted the US Army to fight with the Mexicans, and thus he portrays the motivations and conflicts of the times.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806122045
Subtitle:
(the Saint Patrick's Battalion in the U).S.-Mexican War
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Location:
Norman :
Subject:
Defectors.
Subject:
Defectors -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Mexican War, 184
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 213-224.
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
c1989
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xv, 232 p.

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