Smaller Differences: "Scotch Irish" and "Real Irish" in the Nineteenth-century American South

  title={Smaller Differences: "Scotch Irish" and "Real Irish" in the Nineteenth-century American South},
  author={David Gleeson},
  journal={New Hibernia Review},
  pages={68 - 91}
  • D. Gleeson
  • Published 10 August 2006
  • History
  • New Hibernia Review
On September 17,1861, at the Cathedral of St. Finbar and John the Baptist in Charleston, South Carolina, the bishop of the diocese?Patrick Neison Lynch, a native of County Monaghan?welcomed the troops of the Irish Volunteers into his church. The Volunteers, who were just about to muster into service for the Confederate States of America, were to receive their company flag, which had been made by the students of the local Sisters of Mercy. Bishop Lynch assisted by three other priests, including… 
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