Here is our four-part series tracing immigrant heroism and suffering in battles from the Second Bull Run through the bloodiest day in American history at Antietam. A final post looks at the most important outcome of the campaign, the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
1. Did Anti-German Bigotry Help Cause Second Bull Run Defeat?
2. Immigrant Soldiers Chasing Lee Into Maryland
3. Scottish Highlanders Battle at South Mountain
4.The Irish Brigade at Antietam
5. Emancipation 150: “All men are created equal, black and white”– A German immigrant reacts to the Emancipation Proclamation