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Effect of the Civil War on Irish Immigrants – Hybrid
May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presenter: Patrick Young
Learn about the effect of the Civil War on Irish immigrants; their participation in the military; the effect of the massive loss of life on the Irish in the U.S. and on their families at home. The presenter will talk about the politics of war from the decision to join the army, to the resistance to the draft, to the NY Draft Riots. Woven throughout are stories of nuns, revolutionaries, laborers and their wives, and others.
Hybrid Meeting Format
In-Person at the Bethpage Public Library (Check back here for any last-minute changes due to Covid)
10:00 a.m. Meet and Greet
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Ask the Experts (One on One)
11:00 a.m. President and Guest Speaker
11:00 a.m. President and Guest Speakers
*Members with email addresses on file will be invited about one week in advance.