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Measuring discipline and morale

Timothy Bowman

in Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter highlights the fact that morale is a force that comes from within, and which makes a soldier carry out his duty, but can be influenced by external factors such as regimental loyalty, ... More


Faugh a Ballagh!: (Clear the Way!): The Irish in the Confederate Army

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the Irish Confederate soldier. Irish soldiers earned a reputation for bravery in the Confederate army as well as one for being difficult to manage. Their stories are filled ... More


Hard Times: The Irish on the Home Front

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the support for Irish Confederate soldiers. Support from home was vital both for encouraging Irish soldiers to stay in the army and to highlight to native white southerners ... More


Irish units on Home Service

Timothy Bowman

in Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the situation of Irish units and Special Reserve units deployed for home services. Sinn Fein, unlike previous Republican groups, did not seek to infiltrate Irish units in the ... More


Conclusion

Timothy Bowman

in Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses discipline and morale in the Irish regiments during 1914–18 and illustrates that, during the Great War, Irish soldiers committed a large number of disciplinary offences. This, ... More


Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Ryan W. Keating

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276592
eISBN:
9780823277117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276592.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book is a study of soldiers who served in Irish regiments during the American Civil War and the communities that supported them. Tracing the organization and service of self-proclaimed Irish ... More


Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Paul Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Covering the period from the Armistice to 1939, the book examines the experiences of Irish soldiers who had fought in the British Army in World War One after they had returned home to the part of ... More


Ireland’s popular response

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that between 1854 and 1856 the Crimean War formed a central part of life for a broad cross-section of Irish people, regardless of class or creed, and even Irish culture. It ... More


From front to home and back again: geographical networks of auxiliary medical care in the First World War

Ronan Foley

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Throughout the First World War, a set of complex geographical networks were developed across the British Empire, which led the wounded soldier from the Front back through a series of therapeutic ... More


Irish society and the military

Paul Huddie

in The Crimean War and Irish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter will show that the war was a period in which people’s perception of the soldier and his family was irreversibly altered, and that Irish people partook in this social movement as much as ... More


Homes for Heroes

Paul Taylor

in Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The British Government built over 2,600 cottages for ex-servicemen, its largest estate at Killester a showcase garden city development. Responsibility after the conflict lay with an imperial agency, ... More


Imperial continuities: Irish doctors and the British armed forces, 1922–45

Steven O’Connor

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many Irish doctors led successful careers in the British Empire’s military medical services. Surprisingly, Irish medical connections with the British ... More


The Crimean War and Irish Society

Paul Huddie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book is essentially a ‘home front’ study of Ireland during the Crimean War, or more specifically Irish society’s responses to that conflict. It complements the existing research on Irish ... More


Conclusion Ambiguous Confederates

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the ambiguity of the Irish experience of the Confederacy. They had been reluctant secessionists, yet rallied in large numbers to the Confederacy when war began. Those who ... More


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