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Confederacy of Fenians

Nealon, James


In the wake of the Confederate victory at Gettysburg Britain declares war on the United States and invades from Canada. Seizing opportunity, Irish patriots in the Union army ally themselves with the Confederacy and with the British in exchange for a promise of Irish freedom after the war. Can Lincoln and the Union hold out against this powerful alliance? Success or failure rests on the shoulders of an unlikely but well-known figure.

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