Immigrants in the 1862 Maryland Campaign


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

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