The ceremony took place during the president’s visit to Ireland in June 1963.

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  1. I wonder how many of the Irish Brigade thought that there would be an Irish Catholic president a century after they fought.

  2. I cherish the photos I have with my family from the Irish Brigade monuments at Antietam (Bloody Lane) and Gettysburg (The Wheatfield). I’d rather not think about Fredericksburg…

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