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Book Review

‘The Green and the Gray’ by David T. Gleeson

For all that has been written about the Civil War, it’s hard to imagine there are many unturned stones left about.

But from the outset of his eye-opening account, “The Green and the Gray,” David T. Gleeson claims to have found one: “Irish participation in the Confederate experiment,” the Northumbria University historian notes, remains a “complex and imperfectly understood element of the American Civil War.”

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