Saturday, June 26, 2010
New York Irish
We learn by a private letter received by one of our business men from Richmond, that 26 Irish members of the 69th New York Regiment have left the “__ Wreck” and joined the Confederate forces in Virginia. The 69th is an old established Regiment and has enjoyed a considerable reputation for drilling. We would not be surprised if we should have the entire Regiment ‘ere long.
- "The Irish Leaving Lincoln" Mobile Register, June 18, 1861, Page 2.