Demeter, Richard THE FIGHTING 69TH: A History
Pasadena, California: Cranford Press, (2002). 096482535X / 9780964825352 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and to the spine; no dust jacket. 382 pages; 20 illustrations; list of poems and songs; notes; citations; works cited; and index.
A history of the 69th New York Regiment, a company composed almost entirely of Irish immigrants and commanded by Colonel Michael Corcoran, who claimed his boys were the most honored American military unit fighting for the Union in the Civil War.