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New York's Fighting Sixty-Ninth: A Regimental History of Service in the Civil War's Irish Brigade and the Great War's Rainbow Division

by Mahon, John
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Retail Price: $45.00
Issue: Fall 2004
ISBN: 0786416300

This regimental history spans over nearly a century. The regiment was originally formed by Irish immigrants in 1851 and was first known as the 69th New York State Militia but would later become the 69th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. During the First World War, the unit was known as the 165th Infantry and was a part of the Rainbow division.

review of New York's Fighting Sixty-Ninth: A Regimental History of Service in the Civil War's Irish Brigade and the Great War's Rainbow Division, by Mahon, John, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2004).