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    Irish-American soldiers fought and died to earn the nations respect [Image 1 of 3]

    Irish-American soldiers fought and died to earn the nations respect

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, MA, UNITED STATES

    03.14.2018

    Photo by Spc. Samuel Keenan 

    Massachusetts National Guard Public Affairs

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – A muster record from the 9th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment shows the birthplace of enlisted soldiers as being from Ireland. During the Civil War, at least 140,000 Irish immigrants and first generation Irish-Americans served in the military. (Massachusetts National Guard photo by Army Spc. Samuel D. Keenan)

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    Date Taken: 03.14.2018
    Date Posted: 03.15.2018 14:35
    Photo ID: 4219613
    VIRIN: 180314-A-KA180-541
    Resolution: 2743x1822
    Size: 1.4 MB
    Location: HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, MA, US 

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    Irish-American soldiers fought and died to earn the nations respect